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Victory Hop Wallop
October 4, 2013, 11:01 am
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Pour: Light hazey orange-yellow, with foamy three-finger white head.

Nose: Typical American IPA, grapefruit, lychee, citrus, pine.

Palate: Clean tasting. Contrary to the beer’s name, the hops are very pronounced and slowly sets onto tongue, finishing with a long bitter aftertaste that is substantial but not overwhelming. Malt backbone that is more in the background. The star is really the hops.

Very good but not great. Delicious. In the crowded American IPA market, this is one of the good but not the outstanding ones. Dogfish Head is still the best for me. Despite the rave reviews online, I can’t see how it is that outstanding. It lacks a certain complexity.

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