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RATINGS: 3076   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Bold, spicy and menacingly delicious, this American-hopped India Pale Ale offers an aromatic punch and then follows through with a lasting, full-bodied finish.


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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hero27 (19) - Iowa, USA - AUG 13, 2006
12 oz bottle. Deep, clear amber color. Frothy tan head. To be honest, I didnít pick up much of anything on the aroma..quite odd actually, considering the taste is very hop-driven. Light caramel malts and a touch of hops, thatís it. The taste is definitely more bold, with an earthy malt presence and a thick blanket of floral hops. Iíll probably take hell for this, but I think HopDevil is certainly one of the more overrated IPAs out there. Iíve tried it a number of times and Iíve yet to be blown away by it. Worth a shot, absolutely. Near the top of itís class? Not in my book..


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (6400) - ITALY - JUN 30, 2015
bottle ambrata ramata limpida buon aschiuma persistenten erbaceo floreale morta poca fragrante discreto amro buone note maltate buon amaro non in scadenza spero non sia davvero cosi

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9437) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel room, The Latham Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Pours clear copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, pine, grass and floral. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long malty, caramel, fruity, piney and grassy finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AAEA (213) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
12FL OZ ($21 12pack) first off donít let the name fool ya, this is not some IBU power house but rather a fairly easy going drinkable IPA. the guys at Victory have masked the taste of alcohol in the 6.7%ABV beer to the point that its like a soda; which is a good thing!. possible a hopdevil for the fact you can get wasted quickly and not see it coming. its a keeper.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (871) - Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2015
12oz bottle. Cooper color with one finger head. Caramel, biscuit, pine aroma. Caramel, pine taste. Pretty good IPA with that flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (1292) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUN 11, 2015
Pours a fairly clear amber color, topped with a relatively small and quickly disappearing white head. Malty aroma, notes of caramel and biscuits. Some resin also in there. Tatse is similar. Malty and caramely at first, a bit biscuity too, followed by a medium hoppy bitterness. Not bad, although a bit too malty balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HippieFee (142) - - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle - Clear almost amber hue, zero head to speak of here. Slight orange and floral notes. There is some bops flavor but not what I was expecting from the name.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (760) - CANADA - JUN 3, 2015
Pours clear pale to medium amber with a short light tan head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, patchy lacing. (3/5) Nose is caramel, mango, pine, herbal, slightly dank. (7/10) Taste is moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Medium body, moderate to low carbonation, lingering slightly sticky and bitter finish. (3/5) A malt-forward A/IPA that is heavier on the mango/tropical notes than the piney. Sort of west coast-ish, but not overly so. Not bad, but nothing stellar. (14/20)

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (522) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Clear ruby color with little foam. Amber smell. The taste is tart and not much more. The aftertaste is tart as well. Not very convincing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (926) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Dark amber color with big head. Aroma is caramel and pine. Taste is more caramel, pine, a bit mango, a bit booze, nice bitterness. Not bad, and not your usual West coast IPA. Not 99th-percentile IPA material I think. Superb drinkability though. EDIT: Doesnít survive long in the glass, gets quite murky soon.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TedE (444) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2015
12 fl oz bottle into schooner glass. Fruity chalky nose. Bronze coloured beer with lasting off-white head. Lightly carbonated. Ohh....this is full of caramel notes mixed in with the hops. Really easy drinking, really well balanced. Great finish. Hides the alcohol well, great beer.


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