DirtWolf | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

DirtWolfDirtWolf
BA SCORE
4.28/5
6,642 Ratings
DirtWolfDirtWolf
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:
#594
Reviews:
863
Ratings:
6,642
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
343
Gots:
2,028
Trade:
33
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Photo of Lbtnhops
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It doesn't get any better.

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

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4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Quickly receeding head on this golden see through brew. This beer has a strong scent of citrus and pine. Good flavor translation with sweet citrus with tropical flavors and slightly bitter pine edge. Less than average carbonation and a sticky feel on this wolf. The slightest heat on the finish. This is a good brew here !

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4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Outstanding display of hop reduction going on here. Thick bodied double IPA that will put hair on your chest. Smells of nice hops potpourri and citrus pith. Taste is overwhelming lupulin and hops cone medley. Coats the pallate with a oily hop slickness.

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Photo of Fireman_RK
3.55/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

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

On tap at Capital Ale House poured into a large tulip.

Appearance- A clear bright goldish color with over a finger of white head. Really nice lacing around most of the glass.

Smell- Piney hops and some citrus notes. A little more alcohol coming through than I expected.

Taste- A mix of grapefruit, pineapple, and melons meet a dank pine hop. The malt was present and a nice bitterness for the finish.

Mouthfeel- A nice thickness with medium carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall- A great double IPA with a good mix of citrus and piney hops notes. Solid beer

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4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.74/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
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4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.26/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.94/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
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4.27/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 6,642 ratings
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