HopDevil India Pale Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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HopDevil India Pale AleHopDevil India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,357
Reviews:
2,538
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.58%
 
 
Wants:
299
Gots:
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For Trade:
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (best by 5/9/14)

A: Hazy, copper colored body. Almost no lacing and only a pencil head.

S: A nice, pine malt body, with an almost caramelized sweetness in there. I even get a bit of onion/garlic in there.

T: So, apparently this is 3 months old since it expires in 2 months and they date Hop Devil with a 5 month shelf life. Whoops. The hops have really died out. All malt here. Light and piney. Piney hop aftertaste. A bit watery even.

M: Prickly, coarse and rough. Gets smoother as it warms up.

O: I will try to get it fresh, but I have had older IPAs that have tasted better than this.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: copper, amber. 1.5 finger head nice lacing. Dark color for an ipa.

S: mmm citrus and pine

T: east coast ipa taste where the taste is primarily pine. But there is a citrus undertone of mostly grapefruit and the caramel malt sweetness nicely balances the beer.

M: pretty light bodied

O: a great beginner ipa but I revisit it often... Because it's great. A perfect example of an east coast ipa

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HopDevil India Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 7,357 ratings.
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