Victory HopDevil

Victory HopDevil

Rated 3.797 by BeerPals

Brewed by Victory Brewing Company

Downingtown, PA, United States

Style:  IPA

6.7% Alcohol by Volume

70 International Bittering Units

This beer is available all year

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Menacingly delicious, with the powerful, aromatic punch of whole flower American hips backed up by rich, German malts. HopDevil Ale offers a roller coaster ride of flavor, coasting to a smooth finish that satisfies fully.

ID: 539 Last updated 4 months ago Added to database 22 years ago

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Overall Rank548
Overall Percentile98.9
Style Rank26 of 5477
Style Percentile99.5
Lowest Score1.4
Highest Score5.0
Average Score3.821
Weighted Score3.797
Standard Deviation0.558

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  • SIGMUND 5757 reviews
    rated 3.7 4 months ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 7

    Feb. 2015: 355 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 6.7%. Clear deep golden to amber to orange colour, moderate white head. Pleasant hoppy aroma, but not overwhelming. Hints of orange marmalade. The flavour is surprisingly well balanced and harmonious for something called "HopDevil" - hoppy of course, but no devil is at loose here, rather a benevolent HopAngel. Me like!

  • HANTRAN 535 reviews
    rated 3.6 7 years ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Lots of malt in the nose with citrus hop notes. Medium copper body is topped by fair white head with little lacing. Mouth is almost spot on, medium bodied, slightly still, a bit slick. Flavor is fairly complex, malt hits first followed by a pretty good bitter bite; grapefruit/blood orange and a bit more sweetness then usual for an IPA, very drinkable. Perhaps more similar to an APA then an IPA due to excellent balance. Good brew!

  • FARGINGBASTIGE6 1476 reviews
    rated 4.0 8 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    Orange-amber color with a thick fluffy white head and lacing for days. Aroma is light caramel malts, a pleasant and robust hoppiness - piney-resin and citrus. Smooth on the pallette. Armoa transitions to flavor. Bold without being too over the top.

  • CYBERCAT 11711 reviews
    rated 4.6 8 years ago

    Aroma: 10 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    Aroma is strong and more hoppy than malty. Pours a very beautiful clear golden-brown with a thick and persistent head. Flavor is very hoppy but with only a little bitterness and a whisper of sweetness, perhaps a caramel hint. Smooth and satisfying, this is definitely a hop lover’s ale.

  • VIPINVELP 2001 reviews
    rated 3.3 10 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Amber colored with slightly light brown/beige colored foam head. One can clearly smell sweet hops. Taste bitter hops with aftertaste turning sweeter over time in mouth. (Houston 201205)

  • RICHSBEER 1807 reviews
    rated 3.5 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Pours a real clear copper/amber with a small puffy white head. No real visible carbonation. Spotting of lacing. The aroma is citrusy grapefruit hops up front with some mild malt in the background. The taste is not as overly hoppy as the aroma would lead you to believe. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. With all the hops it isn't overly sticky on the palate.

  • HEYBEERMAN 1025 reviews
    rated 3.6 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 7

    Had side by side with hop wallop and maybe not a fair fight. Still, this is a fine beer in its own right. A great representation of the style, available all year long and a solid beer. I would rather have the wallop but I wouldn't turn this down.

  • HONKEYMOFO 1000 reviews
    rated 3.5 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    It pours a burnt-orange and amber with a thick light-orange/white head and copious lacing. A rich aroma of caramel malts, hops, light pine, grapefruit and oranges, bitterness, and light spiciness. The mouthfeel is smooth, thick, and rich. Flavors of caramel malts, hops, orange and grapefruit, bitterness, and spiciness. Excellent!

  • PORTERHOUSE 544 reviews
    rated 3.8 11 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    Smells like stinky feet. Pours burnt amber with a light head. A very attractive beer. Looks like bourbon. Taste is like sharp cheese and grain. Malty finish. Good beer, but I don't have a clue how to classify it.

  • ONE174 6 reviews
    rated 4.2 11 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    I wrote this for my review of Victory Hop Wallop. A very hoppy bite, reminiscent of a Stone IPA. Strong aroma leads to strong mouthfeel. There is a BEER here, folks. Wonderful bitter flavor that makes you want to hold it before swallowing. If it is a little bitter for you, try the Victory Hop Devil which has most of the attributes of the Wallop, but a more temperate flavor. Neither is a home run, but both are easy triples.

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