NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA
1516 Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #1,351
ABV:
6.7%
Score:
89
Ranked #11,062
Avg:
4 | pDev: 14.25%
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
91
From:
1516 Brewing Company
 
Austria
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  5
Gots
  13
SCORE
89
Very Good
Notes: Victory's brewer visited Vienna and left them the recipe, which they use to brew the beer under license.
Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 91 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by BeerMeInMS:
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BeerMeInMS from Mississippi

4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Glassware: Chalice

*not drinking it as I write and no notes, so I am going on memory.*

Appearance: Hazy amber with a khaki-colored head that was fairly thick and hung around for awhile.

Smell: All hoppish (new word?) aromas. Floral, citrusy, piney, a little spicy... Refreshing and clean smell.

Taste: The smell leads you in... It is strong on the hop flavor. Though, there is plenty of depth to the taste. Lots of bitterness and earthiness and some citrus notes. Big flavor and stays interesting.

Mouthfeel: light to medium-bodied.

Overall: I have had this brew a few times and it has impressed me each time. I really enjoy it and will purchase in the future...often. Best (or my favorite) of the Victory brews except for maybe the Wild Devil.

Jul 16, 2011
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Wendysd from New Jersey

4.72/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Nice dark amber color. Thick foam, reduced down to finger of sticky foam. Light carbonation. Heavy citrus smell. Taste of hops and grapefruit. Anything BBQ'd would go excellent with. Very bold flavor, taste of hops stays in your mouth. A real nice beer to share with your drinking buddie, but I wouldn't hand one over to a beer mooch! Give this one a try!

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

best american IPA I've drunk so far

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5/5  rDev +25%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Lighter of a hop. Smooth, I like it!

Oct 05, 2014
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MattR2014 from Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on nitrogen tap. Excellent

Jan 08, 2015
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA from 1516 Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 91 ratings