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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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5,098 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,098
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 197
Gots: 908 | FT: 35
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.12/5  rDev -4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Skarr, Nov 08, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

Mdw17015, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

inbierveritas, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Gajo74
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden orange like color with a thin head that becomes a creamy white lace that clings to the side of the glass. Lovely oily hop aroma with a citric orange or grapefruit like smell. Initial taste is a strong balance of malty, spicy, and citrus fruit which is overpowered by a grassy and strong dry and bitter hop finish. Not such strong carbonation but the feel is a pleasant and creamy. If you like hoppy aroma and taste, this is definitely the beer for you. I have thus far enjoyed all of victory brewing companies products, and this is no exception.

Gajo74, Nov 08, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +14.2%

kmshivel13, Nov 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Sweet, no aftertaste or a tiny bit dry. No stupid afterflavors like berry, chocolate, pepper, etc. Less hoppy than most IPA s at this ABV. SOLID. Your less beer-knowledgable friends will like it AND SO WILL YOU.

Baltimore_Ben, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

gatheredwaters, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

RochefortChris, Nov 07, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +14.7%

Hoppsterbrew, Nov 06, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -4.4%

Great hop character with lots of stone fruit, esp. peaches + prunes.

helios7, Nov 06, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I got DirtWolf on tap at a local pub, sitting at the bar.

Appearance: Dusky golden-brown with a two-finger head; decent lacing.

Aroma: Smells of pine with a fruity hoppiness that does not assault the senses. It's a nice fragrance.

Taste: As a double IPA I like it. It's bitter, but not overpowering. The flavors are more complex than I was expecting. It's really hoppy, obviously. The fruitiness is mild, mixed with the piney afterglow. I like it.

Mouthfeel: It washes through the mouth with stingy hoppiness, not overpowering. Aftertaste beckons for another taste.

Overall: I was pleasantly surprised. This is a fairly decent double IPA. It has bite where it counts, but doesn't consume your taste buds either. I definitely ask for it when I'm at the bar. On tap, it's a must try.

Doctor_Bogenbroom, Nov 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Nice pine notes. Hint of bitterness but not overpowering.

Sokpuppet1, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

d_brommer_nh, Nov 05, 2014
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,098 ratings.