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HopDevil India Pale Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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HopDevil India Pale AleHopDevil India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.06/5
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7,416 Ratings
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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,541
Reviews:
2,556
Ratings:
7,416
pDev:
11.58%
Bros Score:
4.48
 
 
Wants:
305
Gots:
1,577
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 7,416 |  Reviews: 2,556
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

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4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of chickenflea
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear, apple cider color with a small thick foamy head that dissipates quickly. Aromatic orange and fruity-zesty hop aroma with a rounded sweet and slightly toasted malty background. Good hop bitterness early in the sitting. Caramel maltiness takes over as the beer warms. Soft watery mouthfeel because of the lower carbonation. Fairly dry on the finish with no distracting sidenotes. A tasty drinkable IPA. Not as devilish as the name implies.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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2/5  rDev -50.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of croixian1
4.53/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer will make your whole mouth dance! I forgot it in the freezer and when I remembered it was pretty much as cold as you can get before freezing. Poured into an iced tumbler. Color a deep, silky amber. Not much head because it was so cold (my fault). Aroma of hops and freshly baked, yeasty bread and light distant pineapple note.
Up-front taste: Deep lushness of bitter hops and pine. Very robust yet silky mouthfeel. Swallows very smoothly. After taste: Pine, hops, slight citrus and call me crazy, but some very light notes of coffee and bitter chocolate. Long aftertaste: Hops and pine in the back of the mouth. Delicious!
This beer is now in my top ten of all time. Simply a pleasure to sip and enjoy on a hot afternoon!

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear dark amber with a 3 finger off white head with very good retention and lacing. The aroma has oranges, grapefruit, pineapple, and caramel malt.

The taste has oranges, grapefruit, pineapple, grapefruit zest, caramel malt, and a little melon. The flavor is sweet with some hop bitterness for balance.

Medium bodied with average carbonation. Very smooth and easy to drink. I have not enjoyed a lot of the beers I have had from Victory in the past, but this one is a winner for sure.

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HopDevil India Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 7,416 ratings
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