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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,402
Reviews: 689
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 215
Gots: 1,101 | 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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4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

Pours a thin white head with little retention that collapses into a white film atop a clear goldenrod brew. Lacing is stringy and spotty with good stick. Nice and clean.

Nose is tropical fruit, cane sugar, resiny and tropical hop bitterness. Very fresh, aromatic and clean. Nice.

Opens citrus, papaya, grapefruit, mango and other tropical fruit. I can tell I'm gonna like this one! Slightly tart with a huge presence of dank hop bitterness in the middle. Cane sugar backbone balances this one out nicely. Resiny hop bitterness at the finish with more manga and papaya notes in the aftertaste. Delicious!

Light to medium bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and goes down dry. Finishes resiny with a sticky aftertaste that really coats that palate. Impressionable!

About the only knock against this beer is that it doesn't smell nearly as good as it tastes. About one of the best readily available IIPAs on the market today. Definitely one to keep on hand at all times!

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4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a chalice.

All about the hops, not the malt. A rather balanced DIPA but the hops shine without making this beer a bitter hop bomb. 4.5

A – Pours a clear golden orange with an off-white one-finger head that dissipates fairly quickly to a thin, thin layer. – 4.0

S – Floral perfume with hints of grapefruit, pine, and even some orange. 4.5

T – Some malty sweetness, but it’s all about the hops from beginning to end. But not a hop bomb. There is a little balance. 4.5

MF – Medium-bodied, dry finish with a hint of sweetness. Lasting on the palate, creamy start and well carbonated with some bite in the finish. 4.0

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3.52/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a footed tulip.

A: Deep golden hue. Pours a slight, bubbly, white head. Dissipates quickly, but not completely leaving a smattering of bubbles on the surface. Sporadic yet persistent lacing.

S: White bread, a little yeast, pine cones, and pine resin. A bit of a soapy character, too.

T: Bitter pine hop. Sourdough bread. And just a hint of resiny sweetness.

M: Light bodied and crisp body. A bit of syrupy character through the experience. Biting, mouth puckering, dry finish; which continues to tingle the palate throughout.

D: Character will dictate a sipping experience.

Atmosphere is pretty solid. Rich golden hue, only a slight head, and very light persistent lacing. Nose is bready with piny and lightly sweet components. Bitter and crisp, a bit of yeast, and some resiny sweetness for balance. Overall, this is a good quaff.

DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,402 ratings.