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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To our hop ranchers, who coax and cultivate our enticing and flavorful hops, we raise this glass. Selecting the finest varieties in their natural, whole flower form, we craft our Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale, as a celebration of their successes. Pungent, floral and intense, this represents America’s best, in every relaxing sip.

Composition:
Malt: Pilsner
Hops: Mosaic and Azacca
ABV: 9.0%
Flavor
This powerful brew features full, juicy hop character, while expressing notes of mango, pineapple and the pleasantly sharp, biting edges of tart citrus fruit.
Food Pairings Hot wings, curry, bold cheeses
Availability
Winter seasonal available in 12oz. bottles and on draft.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ataraxia (410) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 4, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 Clear, golden color with a thin white head. Mild aroma of grapefruit, orange, lemon, mango, and hay. Light to moderate sweetness with a pleasant bitter finish. Somewhat oily with lively carbonation and a small alcohol presence.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Got a taste at the Brick Store Pub. Due its wide availability, I think Victory is a brewery that I have unfairly overlooked. This beer poured almost yellow and clear with a sizable white head. Strong unique citrus scent. Lovely bitter bite front transitions to sweet but crisp finish. Delightful. Draft - Brick Store Pub - Decatur, GA

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (339) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Pours a very light straw colored gold. Nice bright carbonation on the high-medium side. One finger white head retains well, but breaks into fine lacing about halfway down the glass. Aroma is very floral. Soft citrus aromas creep in, but nothing too sharp. Very inviting and juicy. Taste is very balanced. Nice pineapple, over-ripe melon and kiwi. A slight bitterness in the finish but has a seemingly full mouthfeel from the sweet malt bill...which is surprising, given how light in color this beer is. Another very nice offering from Victory.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4113) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2014
12 oz bottle. Hazy gold with a large off-white head. Aroma is of floral, grapefruit, lemon, and light grass. Taste is bitter, grapefruit, citrus, floral, perfume, and light herbs.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (1682) - Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Has nice tropical fruit note of melon or mango which gives the air of sweetness without actually being sweet. Unfortunately I notice a catty note that makes further consumption a bit difficult. A good enough DIPA, easy to drink for 9%, but yeah the cat piss is hard to ditch entirely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
lmsedia (5) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2014 does not count
Citrus, herbs, earthy delicious finish, almost cucumber! Doesn’t bite like 9%! Excellent!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1379) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 31, 2014
On tap at melt Columbus. A hazy honey golden pour with a firm head of white bubbles leaving a nice lace. Nose is mildly musty and medium citrus hops. Taste is restrained citrus hops with good bitters. Fluid body which is lightly active. Finishes with just a touch of good bitters. Overall a good restrained dipa. Alcohol content not immediately evident. Not exactly in your face but still very good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (788) - Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2014
On draft. Golden color. Pine and grapefruit aroma. Very light on the palate and a short aftertaste. Solid IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bp (819) - Queens, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle: pours golden amber with a frothy white head, wonderful citrus and resin aroma, taste is pretty hoppy with a nice dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5450) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle. Slightly hazy gold pour with a tall, rocky white head. Aroma is strong floral and resinous hops interspersed with citrus and tropical fruit notes and light malt notes. Taste is strong floral hops, tropical fruit, hop resins, citrus, sweet malt and soft grains. Body is medium-full and has a creamy, bubbly carbonation. Strong lingering hop bitterness to this as well. Lots of tropical fruit and citrus notes during the finish with floral hops, light pine hop resins and sweet malt through the finish. Yummy!


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