NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA
1516 Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #1,351
ABV:
6.7%
Score:
89
Ranked #11,060
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 Wendysd:
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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!

Mar 21, 2013
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Schwantz from Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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BltByKrmn from New York

2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

Feb 01, 2013
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Buck_2013

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Jan 21, 2013
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Roberto11232 from New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Feb 18, 2013
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Narkiboy from New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

Mar 03, 2013
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WillKillem from Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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Chegui from Connecticut

5/5  rDev +25%

May 14, 2013
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clarknova from Germany

4.96/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

best american IPA I've drunk so far

Jan 06, 2014
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ronin926 from Illinois

5/5  rDev +25%

Jun 20, 2013
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StrangerTides from New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Sep 20, 2013
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IckyAndru from Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

Jul 22, 2013
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JonAdams from New York

4.04/5  rDev +1%

Dec 01, 2014
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intangible from Missouri

4/5  rDev 0%

Dec 10, 2014
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HopBelT from Belgium

4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 30, 2015
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Beervana from Canada (BC)

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Dec 06, 2014
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Nm4452

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Jul 27, 2014
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kbyard

5/5  rDev +25%

Dec 13, 2014
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Gotthatfire

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

Aug 10, 2014
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katelynxandrea

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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OompaMentor from Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jan 05, 2018
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Globetrotter from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hop Devil on tap in Vienna??? Woohoo! This beer has never seen Pennsylvania, but is a mighty fine product. Comes out a cloudy reddish copper under a one finger off-white head that is creamy and flat, lasting quite a long time and generating very nice lace indeed. The nose is sweet and spicey, full of hops and a touch of grain. The mouth is very prickly and quite sticky, leaving a good coating in the mouth. The taste is strong spicey hops, neither coniferous nor espresso, but more on the citrus side. The bitter is very smooth, with a good sweet caramel backing. This version may not be quite as bitter as its Downingtown inspiration, but is a highlight of any visit to Vienna. Very, very enjoyable.

Mar 22, 2007
NZ Victory Hop Devil IPA from 1516 Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 91 ratings