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NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA - 1516 Brewing Company

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NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA
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BA SCORE
89
very good

78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
1516 Brewing Company visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Victory's brewer visited Vienna and left them the recipe, which they use to brew the beer under license.

(Beer added by: Globetrotter on 02-02-2007)
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

MKanaga, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of burnerfinger
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured from the 12 oz bottle into my new belgium goblet:

A; Dark honey colored. Sufficinet but non-impressive head, but leaves a nice sticky lacing.

S; NICE citrusy hops to the nose.

T: Very nice hoppy bite but just a bit bitter.

M: nicely done, not heavy but complex enough.

D: overall an IPA but not the best of them....

burnerfinger, Aug 21, 2011
Photo of BeerMeInMS
4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Glassware: Chalice

*not drinking it as I write and no notes, so I am going on memory.*

Appearance: Hazy amber with a khaki-colored head that was fairly thick and hung around for awhile.

Smell: All hoppish (new word?) aromas. Floral, citrusy, piney, a little spicy... Refreshing and clean smell.

Taste: The smell leads you in... It is strong on the hop flavor. Though, there is plenty of depth to the taste. Lots of bitterness and earthiness and some citrus notes. Big flavor and stays interesting.

Mouthfeel: light to medium-bodied.

Overall: I have had this brew a few times and it has impressed me each time. I really enjoy it and will purchase in the future...often. Best (or my favorite) of the Victory brews except for maybe the Wild Devil.

BeerMeInMS, Jul 16, 2011
Photo of thepeter
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This was just a very cool beer to see in Vienna.

A - Orange, amber, creamy head which left some nice lacing and lasted the entire beer

S - Pine, Citrus zest, hops, bit of burnt sugar

T - Right off the bat, hops and grapefruit rind and citrus zest, a bit of malt sweetness to balence it out and a clean crisp bitter finish

MD - Very nicely carbonated, smooth and creamy

thepeter, Jan 12, 2011
Photo of jadpsu
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours amber with a decent head retention and better lacing.
Aroma is spicy, pepper, pine nuts, citrus and also pick up some sweet maltiness.
Taste leads with hop bitterness, piny nuts. Smooth but strong spicy dry hops are strongest but some maltiness is present.
Good drinkability, great with Bar B Q ribs.

Enjoyed.

jadpsu, Nov 05, 2010
Photo of BeerConnoiseur
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Deep amber color with a 2 finger head of white foamy cream. Very good lacing.

S - Good amount of citrus with a touch of pine. There is a hint of some caramel. Complex aroma.

T - Upfront there is a lot of citrus grapefruit. Strong bitterness, and a low amount of sweetness, very alkaline.

M - Medium body with average carbonation. Smooth.

D - Good drinkability. Good hop flavors, and pretty well balanced. Very tasty beer.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 04-02-2010 18:56:25

BeerConnoiseur, Oct 15, 2010
Photo of ryanonline
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A beautiful fiery orange color with an enormous white head that sticks around with clumpy lacing.

Smells Hoppy with bran like malt. Yum.

Floral hops and delicious malty flavor. Tastes like a double but a little more lite.

Kind of thin yet creamy but with a decent amount of foam. Dry finish.

Probably could only have a few...too filling.

I wanted to rate this beer lower but honestly it is quite the tastey beverage. Yummy yum.

ryanonline, Jul 31, 2010
Photo of sunrisesolara
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy blood orange with a stubborn 2-finger bone white head. Gobs of lace around the inside of the glass.

S: Floral hop aroma, grapefruit, conifer cones.

M: Smooth and creamy, full bodied.

T: Strong hop flavor with nicely balanced caramel malts. The hops are quite spicy, but never threaten to overwhelm. Crisp finish with the requisite hoppy aftertaste.

D: Really refreshing, something that I would strongly recommend.

sunrisesolara, May 08, 2010
NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA from 1516 Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.