DirtWolf | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
HOPS: Citra, Chinook, Mosaic, Simcoe
MALTS: Pilsner, Ligh Caramel Malt, Dextrose
Flavor: Citrus, pine, resin, tropical fruit, loaded hop nose from heavy Mosaic and Simcoe dry-hopping. Full bodied with hop bitterness and resinous hop flavor. Leaves a lasting impression. Citra: heavy citrus aroma, fruity flavor; Chinook: grapefruit, resinous pine; Simcoe: dry, piney; and Mosaic: earthy and mildly floral, with notes of sweet citrus and spice.

Added by aengleman on 09-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,256
Reviews:
878
Ratings:
6,729
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
353
Gots:
2,081
Trade:
34
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Photo of benbowski
3.13/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sipervated
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An awesome beer, one of my favorites! You'll definitely feel it in your gut the next day.

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Photo of bobbyrobby
4.11/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Emldtown
4.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Awesome Double IPA from my hometown! Has a hoppy bite that other IPAs are lacking. Better than Victory’s new Mighty Things Imperial IPA.

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Photo of elohim
4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Unclevince
4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.59/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williamcrane
4.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Justincredble
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TeachChefs
4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petrusek23
3.89/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.42/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

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4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - clear golden colour, white head

S - citrusy and a lot of tropical fruits

T - Follow the smell plus some berries notes and floral notes like violet (I love violets)

M - Nice mouthfeel

O - a greatly hopped refined dipa

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4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful and unique DIPA! Poured from bottle to nonic pint glass. Clear and copper-gold, with a finger of spittle foam atop. Piney and resiney in aroma, but quite different in flavor. Lots of earthy, floral, and herbal notes, some tea.

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Photo of Kwright
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of stevoj
4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Near perfect imperial IPA, done with a dash of East Coast panache. Lightly hazed golden body with small soapy head. Aroma is citrus and pine in equal amounts. Taste is pure hop goodness, nice silky mouthfeel, buttery bitter finish.

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4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.49/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aldrich_Devourer_Of_Gods
4.78/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

When you first see DirtWolf it immediately pulls you in with the graphical design. The bottle and color design is prestige and has a great weight.

The smell is that of a spicy strong hop packed with flavor. At 65 IBU and 8.7 abv you get a smooth bitterness and strong content beer where you don’t taste the alcohol.

I fully recommend this beer when relaxing and hanging out with friends and family.

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4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pinkylives
3.49/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 6,729 ratings