Moving Parts The Ever Evolving IPA: Batch No. 5 | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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3.55/5
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79 Ratings
Moving Parts The Ever Evolving IPA: Batch No. 5Moving Parts The Ever Evolving IPA: Batch No. 5
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
We like to mix it up. New flavors, new ideas, new ingredients; we welcome them all. In celebration of our penchant for prolific experimentation, we present Moving Parts: The Ever-Evolving IPA. Each release in this series celebrates a tweaked ingredient or two, creating an endless array of possible flavor profiles.

In our fifth batch (MP05), we've created a deliciously balanced golden New Zealand-Style IPA with refreshing fruity notes and a hint of rich caramel malt character. Taste Victory in Moving Parts 05!

Added by ThatsThatDude on 06-22-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
79
pDev:
11.27%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 22
Reviews by bfitzge2:
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3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

More User Reviews:
Photo of TTripp725
2.83/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of pat61
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours golden amber with a slight chill haze under a persistent, clingy 2” off-white foam cap. The cap takes 2 minutes to reduce to 1/3 its original size. Clears somewhat as it warms.
S: Definite dank aromas hinting at forest floor, fruit and traces of bread crumb. The aromas are mostly hop.
T: Juicy with layers of citrus and tropical fruit flavors – especially guava with a grainy, malty backbone. .Finishes with an assertive but not harsh fruity-citrusy hop bitterness. Fruit flavors come out more as the beer warms. A touch of herbal astringency is in the background. Faint skunkiness on the palate. F: Very creamy, medium body, soft palate, fine medium carbonation.
O: Somewhat old, slight skunk but still good.

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Photo of alcohline_trip
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Triklino
3.86/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery. Not bad, but definitely not great.

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Photo of InfernoBoss
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whatname
3.32/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The fifth batch of Moving Parts was not my cup of tea. Leaned very heavily toward a Belgian pale. It poured a yellow clear with white head and no lace. The scent was close to ripe grape with hint of Belgian like spice. The taste leaned more towards white Belgian ipa. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it was ok....worth a try sure.

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Photo of NSXAG
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keene
3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the bottle, Moving Parts 5 pours a deep gold/pale amber color with an impressive clarity that shows off its steady effervescence. A rocky off-white or beige head endures for quite some time. Juicy on the nose with a slight tang, this IPA overflows with notes of red grapefruit, passion fruit and gooseberry against a vinous background. Not your typical American IPA. Medium bodied, very clean and snappy with an assertive bitterness. Citrus on the edges of the tongue. New Zealand hops stand out without completely overwhelming, although a somewhat hot alcohol quality seems out of place. Semi-dry in the finish with lots of pith/rind and a touch of jammy fruit. Interesting and distinctive.

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Photo of Rizzy17
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmoen
3.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXMRTN
3.2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BdM
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dwinslow15
3.22/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ShanePB
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMindbender
3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of curlybird
3.27/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KevinReddirt
2.94/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled long ago, just now getting the review in place. Attractive pour with a medium yellow body. Egg shell head steadily replenished by a nice stream of bubbles. Taste is somewhat subdued. I get the pine and some citrus. Glad I tried but nothing I could not get from many regular IPAs.

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Photo of Ynfart18
3.23/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of justintcoons
2.24/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

22 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.
"Enjoy by 27 Jan 2016," Uh oh...

Appearance
Slightly hazed gold with 1 finger of tight white head. Light carbonation.

Nose
Lemongrass, pear, Pilsner malt, and lemon.

Taste
Lemongrass, grass, and lemon pith. Pilsner malt, honey, and cracker. Finishes with lingering pine resin and touches of onion.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, semi-sticky, dry, and bitter.

Overall
Well, this beer is way past its prime. Thanks, Wegmans. :(

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Photo of Stanley23
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSanger
3.06/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I don't like this beer. The smell tastes cheap I don't smell citrus at all. I would not recommend it to anyone

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Moving Parts The Ever Evolving IPA: Batch No. 5 from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 79 ratings