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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,631
Reviews: 751
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 238
Gots: 1,263 | FT: 34
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:
Beer added by: aengleman on 09-27-2013

Brewed using whole flower Chinook, Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops.
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Ratings: 5,631 | Reviews: 751
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fairly pale golden color, good clarity but with some hop? bit floaters. Pours a largish white head that is creamy and long lasting.

Big hop nose, a solventy pine and a little pineapple.

Malty sweetness up front melds nicely with some citrus hop flavors. Surprisingly easy drinking. Tons of hop flavor, some of it more earthy than the aroma indicates, but no sharp or harsh hop bitterness. Does dry and become more bitter in the finish, but in the grand sense is nicely balanced throughout.

Med-full body, moderate carbonation. No astringency, but some style appropriate warming in the finish.

I have a weakness for smooth big beers, and this is a nice example. Not overly sweet or harshly bitter as some beers in this style can be.

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,631 ratings.