HopDevil India Pale Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

HopDevil India Pale AleHopDevil India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
83.9%
Liked This Beer
4.06 w/ 7,388 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,433
Reviews:
2,548
Ratings:
7,388
Liked:
6,201
Avg:
4.06/5
pDev:
11.58%
Alströms:
4.48
 
 
Wants:
304
Gots:
1,565
Trade:
8
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured bottle into glass. 6.7% abv.

Appearance- A brilliant and clear dark red amber with a massive foamy head on it.

Smell- Citrus; orange and grapefruit. Not much else....did I mention citrus? lol

Taste- A dual blast of malt and hops. The initial malt blast is somewhat of a toasty bread character. The hops remain through the whole flavor profile until a spicy hot finish. Notes of grapefruit along with hints of sweet caramel too. Wickedly complex.

Mouthfeel- Heavy body of which is thick and creamy.

Overall- A solid example of a great IPA. This was the first craft beer I tried years ago so maybe it has a sentimental impression on me, but nevertheless, it is damn good if you dont mind a complex bitter blast. The hops linger as much as any other IPA. A must try if you're a hophead.

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HopDevil India Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 83.9% out of 100 with 7,388 ratings
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