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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337
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2,017
For Trade:
33
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours two fingers of head on a clear medium straw colored body.
The aroma is bright tropical fruits: mango, pineapple, with some lemon and grapefruit mixed in. Nice.
The taste carries the same tropical fruits, bitter sweet with the grapefruit bitterness. It's nicely balanced.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Awesomely balanced and tasty.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Amber/golden color. About a half finger head that dissipates quickly. Lots of lacing. Cloudy with lots of bubbles.

S - Tropical sweet fruits. Passion fruit and slight grape fruit hints. Floral hints.

T- Not nearly as sweet as the smell. Piney front, orange peel in the middle. Bitter aftertaste. Alcohol is there, but not extremely noticeable.

M - Medium to heavy thickness. Not a lot of burn.

O - Seems like a nice high quality beer. Great sweet smell. Not overly bitter for an IPA, but the bitterness is there. Not exactly my style, but a good beer nonetheless.

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