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HopDevil India Pale Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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HopDevil India Pale AleHopDevil India Pale Ale
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HopDevil India Pale AleHopDevil India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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1.08/5  rDev -73.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This is not a pleasant drink. I may have gotten a bad batch from the Shopette here on base, but it's just awful. Sorry I can't formulate a constructive review- I am too reviled.

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1.25/5  rDev -69.2%

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1.41/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This beer pours a cloudy rust color with no head or lacing. The aroma is of caramel and fruity hops. The flavor leads with caramel and citrus notes but is followed by nothing but overwhelming hop bitterness. It's got a thick mouthfeel and leaves a very bitter aftertaste that lasts way too long. Victory HopDevil is a pure hop bomb, it fits the style but the bitterness is over the top. Not recommended!

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1.41/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not too good. Not as hoppy as I prefer.

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1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -56.9%

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1.75/5  rDev -56.9%

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1.83/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Used to love this beer while living in PA. Don't understand what happened to this beer. Apperance: great. An aluring dark amber color. Smell is also good. Taste: nasty metallic after taste. What happened to this beer? Definitely down hill from previous offerings. What went wrong?

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1.88/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

ok well i will be the first to tell you im not a big ipa fan but i pulled this at mystery beer so i drank it at mystery beer. it started off ok it looked like a good beer it smelled like a ok beer and then all hell broke loose it taste verry verry hoppy not my style at all more hoppy then any other ipa ive had which ads to the mouth feel of a thousand razorblades slicing my tonge i think i would rather drink corona than this cheap gypsy swill again

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1.89/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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1.99/5  rDev -51%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I had this beer many moons ago and enjoyed it much. I recently bought it again due to slim selection. This beer is not what it used to be. I am seeing more and more that companies that have had a good history of serving up great beers are falling short more and more. I guess nothing is sacred anymore, even good beer in the current world of greed and corner cutting. Thanks alot Victory. Count me out.

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2/5  rDev -50.7%

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HopDevil India Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
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