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
Ratings:
6,607
Reviews:
856
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
9.13%
 
 
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338
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2,017
For Trade:
33
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3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep copper, almost brown. Cloudy, mild carbonation. Nice looking.
S: Mild tropical and citrus, definitely some dank earthiness, maybe columbus there. No real alcohol. Not overpowering aroma, pleasant though.
T: Alcohol definitely in the sip, some heat going down. Flavor is melon, grapefruit, orange, maybe even ripe berries. Some sweetness here, enhancing hop flavors. Bitterness perfectly complements the sweetness and hop flavor. This is done well, enjoyable, alcohol definitely detracts from sessionability and helps to create a dry, bitter finish. But overall a well made double IPA.
M: Interesting mouthfeel, medium but carbonation is fairly crisp creating a sensation of dryness. I like it.
O: A solid and recommended DIPA. Fairly well balanced, present but not overpowering bitterness. A bit less alcohol and a bit more hops in aroma and flavor would have boosted this up some more.

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.27 out of 5 based on 6,607 ratings.
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