Ravaged By Vikings | Solemn Oath Brewery

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169 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery
Illinois, United States
solemnoathbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rich caramel malt sweetness is beaten over the head with bright, fresh American hop flavors of grapefruit citrus, pine and tropical fruit in our double IPA. This beer is the bigger, more successful brother of Kidnapped by Vikings.

Added by TMoney2591 on 11-19-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
169
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
10.1%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 169 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of scruffwhor
3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hendryxdp
3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcrossan
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zekenyce
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of John_M
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Many thanks to Justin for the chance to taste this tasty beer.

Poured from a 375 ml bottle, this pours a copper amber color with pretty good head retention and lacing. On the nose, this is pretty nice. I get dry citrus, along with some underlying celery root, graham cracker and light white pepper. The flavor profile replicates the nose in this nicely balanced beer, with the initial graham cracker, light citrus and light vanilla nicely balancec by the hoppy bitterness in the fairly dry finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied at most, with a clean, fairly crisp, dry and lightly bitter finish. This beer is very drinkable and easy to appreciate.

Sure, there are plenty of better ipa's and dipa's on the national market, but this is a very easy to appreciate and enjoy dipa from this new to me brewery. If this was my local brewery, I would happily stop by for a glass of this enjoyable beer all the time. This is very, very easy to appreciate and enjoy.

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Photo of Zeeforce
4.49/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CotterEU
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Crose
3.85/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of uncleotis
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dnottus
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Poloplaya
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kplooki
3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aussiebeer
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
3.51/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lynn
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.07/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BcOneSeven
2.93/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I get the toasty Caramell… But then was just kind of bitter.

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Photo of bootdown21
3.44/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bilco
3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jayhunter357
3.74/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peter1977
3.05/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not what I wS looking for

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Photo of Denzo
3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Ravaged By Vikings from Solemn Oath Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 169 ratings.
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