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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,446 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,446
Reviews: 582
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 174
Gots: 660 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using whole flower Chinook, Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops.

(Beer added by: aengleman on 09-27-2013)
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Fantalek

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Henry Street Tap Room - excellent imperial IPA on tap along with fifteen others. Great place to enjoy the warmth of Saratoga Springs on an Autumn Night. Eight dollars for flights of four; this beer moves to the top of the paddle. Above Troegs, Allagash, and North Coast.

11-15-2013 04:33:14 | More by Fantalek
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Theortiz01

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-15-2013 04:18:11 | More by Theortiz01
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HopHealth

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-15-2013 04:09:20 | More by HopHealth
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Jonathan2291

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-15-2013 03:33:55 | More by Jonathan2291
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CheftoDeath

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-15-2013 03:08:51 | More by CheftoDeath
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-15-2013 03:01:25 | More by Psychmusic
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-15-2013 02:46:48 | More by mjstacker
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Robtobfest

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

11-15-2013 02:22:53 | More by Robtobfest
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kbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-15-2013 02:04:45 | More by kbrown
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.8%

Clear golden body with a white head. Superb lacing. Good eye candy.

Grapefruit, orange, pine, peach, touch of sweet tropical fruit, and gets a little dank and b.o. like.

Lots of bitter grapefruit, orange, resin, and bready malt. Long hoppy aftertaste.

Good carbonation, medium body, and the bitterness is big but not overwhelming.

I welcome this beer in the Victory line up.

11-15-2013 01:56:23 | More by MattSweatshirt
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schepelz

Michigan

4.49/5  rDev +4.7%

12oz bottle poured into snifter

A - Nice tangerine, almost peachish color. Light amber. Two finger white head. Tremendous amount of lacing throughout the whole drink

S - Wow...HUGE first hit of hops followed by a subtle sweet malt profile. Some decent citrus notes coming through.

T - Can't even describe how well-balanced this is for a double IPA. Taste seems to follow the nose. Big initial bite of hops but very well balanced with as slight malt backbone..Getting some citrus throughout.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation. Big bite and left with a nice bitterness

O - Perfectly balanced. Really hope they keep distributing in my area. Victory has really outdone themselves with the Dirtwolf. Just the perfect DIPA

11-15-2013 01:34:11 | More by schepelz
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-15-2013 00:27:11 | More by crowsnest
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diehl07

Ohio

3/5  rDev -30.1%

11-15-2013 00:19:08 | More by diehl07
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jminch

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-14-2013 23:56:06 | More by jminch
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jmaharaj

Maryland

4.55/5  rDev +6.1%

This stuff is about as good as it gets. Pale orange in color with a frothy white head. The head is a little rocky and laces beautifully on the the glass. Smells Fantastic! Big thick hops. Tangerine notes intertwined with dank, earthy almost onion notes. It works! Taste follows. Big hop punch fades into a surprisingly graceful bitterness. The malt is there to keep things going, but stays in the background. Good light but significant feel with lively carbonation.

11-14-2013 23:25:50 | More by jmaharaj
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-14-2013 23:19:51 | More by tvghost
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fredmugs

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-14-2013 22:00:56 | More by fredmugs
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trapper2408

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-14-2013 20:31:27 | More by trapper2408
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nickleeye

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-14-2013 19:44:08 | More by nickleeye
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illeagle05

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-14-2013 19:33:29 | More by illeagle05
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John_M

California

4.21/5  rDev -1.9%

The beer pours a golden amber color with good head retention and lacing. The nose is pretty impressive in this one, as I pick up considerable tropical fruit, skunky dank earth, pine and dry citrus. The combination of aromas really does seem to give this beer something of a dirt smell, which in this case is actually quite attractive. The flavor profile repelicates the nose pretty closely in this beer, and I appreciate the way the hop profile counters the tropical fruit in this beer. Ultimately, the finish is dry and bitter, which I think enhances the beer's drinkability. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a fairly long, hop/bitter infused finish. Alcohol is very well integrated into the flavor profile, with no sign of heat on the finish.

Excellent stuff, and easily the best IPA/DIPA I've ever had from Victory Brewing. Hop Wallop is decent, but this stuff is flat out terrific.

11-14-2013 17:13:34 | More by John_M
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JArt

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-14-2013 15:14:53 | More by JArt
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

11-14-2013 15:05:52 | More by clfrost
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david131

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-14-2013 07:20:58 | More by david131
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FreshHawk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-14-2013 06:18:24 | More by FreshHawk
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,446 ratings.