Hop Wallop | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Hop WallopHop Wallop
3,704 Ratings
Hop WallopHop Wallop

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 12-17-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - A summery golden yellow with light lacing left around the tulip glass. Fairly clear with a deep hear lightening up around the edges significantly.

Smell - A little piney, citrus, and farmhouse. The farmhouse smell is less favorable and represents more of a wet barnyard. Something smells off or unpleasant.

Taste - Refreshing especially in the front! A hoppier Imperial but not so much that it knocks me off my feet like the label indicates it may. Definitely has the pine and citrus (grapefruit) of a typical IPA and would compete well with a hop headed west coast IPA. A strong bitter aftertaste that lingers like a single guy at last call. For 8.5% the alcohol is hidden well and definitely more refreshing than chewy.

Overall - nothing over the top special but a solid, very drinkable Imperial IPA

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on cask at khyber in philly

Pours a clear golden amber color with a thin layering of white head. Patchy layers of lacing are left behind, along with some clouds of film.

Citrusy and juicy in the nose with some apricot notes. Slightly sweet and bready with some soft malty hints. Faint alcohol warmth.

Hoppy and bitter up front with a wave of citrus fruit. Orange peel with touches of grapefruit and apricot. Nice sweetness followed by malty bready tones. Caramel and soft honey towards the finish. Faint alcohol warmth with another dash of lingering hop bitterness.

Medium body, mild carbonation, sticky and lingering on the tongue. A pretty nice DIPA, but not something I'd go crazy over.

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Hop Wallop from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 3,704 ratings
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