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DirtWolf | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / 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:
#599
Reviews:
866
Ratings:
6,658
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
347
Gots:
2,038
Trade:
33
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of JCklinger
4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thristybeing
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bhunter0812
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdamJohnson1187
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Paradox1000
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Strong complex double IPA! It is doubtful you will not say it needs more hops!

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

Pours a clear gold with a nice head. The initial aroma is grassy with some pine notes, grapefruit, but very subtle. The first sip brings mild piney and grassy hops up front, with moderately bitter finish. This beer has a medium body, medium carbonation, and a substantial alcohol warmth. Nothing jumps out at me however. Its very balaced is the best compliment I can give it.

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

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

Photo of Spindelphia
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marluc
3.53/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of biointen
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of citizencane
3.99/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold with slight head that quickly dissipated to a ring of foam. Leaves a solid amount of lacing for the style. Smell is fresh strong hops with faint malt. Taste is similar, with just enough malt to keep this from being totally hop-oriented. Extremely drinkable. Quaffable, even, yet no sacrifice in terms of flavor. Great balanced example of the style. If you want the full flavor experience of a DIPA but none of the heavyness or cloying mouthfeel, here’s your beer.

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4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Clear medium amber, slight suspended particulates.
Wonderful aroma, tropical.
Slightly grainy malt, but overwhelming hoppy. Piney resinous. Bright citrus and grapefruit. Lingering bitterness.
Slick mouthfeel
Strong DIPA.

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Photo of uncleotis
4.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottyshades
4.27/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drhall36
4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kettle1
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdamSchmehl
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Dirtwolf got me hooked on DIPAs before I even liked beer. Despite the name, this is a delicious and refreshing beer that will make you fall in love with hops.

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Photo of Adam1993
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjcamm
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eammon1920
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Well balanced. Not too hoppy and not too malty

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 6,658 ratings
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