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RATINGS: 710   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Bold, spicy, menacingly delicious HopDevil takes on an entirely new dimension when subjected to a wild yeast fermentation. A sharp, sourish edge has been added by this fermentations that plays into the caramel sweet malt deliciously and creates complex interplay with citrus accented hops.
Originally made in 2008-9, remade in 2014.

PhilTheThrill's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilTheThrill (25) - Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2009
bottle @ redlight redlight

thanks for joe for sharing on his birthday... i get the bandaid/diaper smell on this one... brett comes through nicely. nice citrus hop flavor with a great sour and spicy end. victory is definitely a brewery i wish we could get here regularly... great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6720) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2016
1 pint 9.4 ounce bottle that was C and Ced. A big fluffy beigeish head. I rolled the bottle resulting in a very cloudy beer. Deep golden brown, like nice tan. Spices are tasted. That includes cinnamon. Earth and caramel. Lots of malts with yeast to match. Not a lot of funk at all and it drinks more like a Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rustbucket0873 (372) - Krikville, New York, USA - APR 22, 2016
UPDATED: APR 22, 2016 Pours Golden amber color, with huge fluffy tan head. The aroma is sour apple, earthy, floral, hay. The flavor is sour, with floral, earthy, some hay, grapefruit. No distinct flavors other than those. Really like it?s quite interesting for someone who is adventurous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a cloudy golden yellow with fluffy head. Aromas of sour fruit, woody notes, and some horseblanket. Flavors of sour grapes, yeast, hay, and some funk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1451) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Clear copper pour with thick off white head. Aroma and taste are yeasty biscuit and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared with dad for Halloween. Snifter pour was golden yellow with big head. Aroma is lemon, grapefruit, funk, horseblanket, biscuit, and wet hay. Taste is similar with the fruit first (citrus) and then the funk, biscuit, and hay. Big carb, finish is dry and unexciting. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1737) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2015
Gusher. Hazy honey with big head. Smells fruity and boozy.Tastes hoppy with a light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1681) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark orange with a high, sticky, heavy, off-white head. Nose is orange, lime, latex, lavender, sage, funk, rosemary, and honey -- thereís a lot going on here. On the tongue, things start off with a surprisingly cool herbal note; itís almost like camphor or tea tree oil. After that, it gets snarly, funky, and bitter, with some underlying grapefruit and orange caramel notes; I have to say, though, Iím not getting a lot of sourness. Makes me wonder if itís dropped out somehow. Finish is long and IPA-bitter. Iím just not getting as much wild here as I expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bellco33 (699) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Poured from bottle into a tulip: Pours hazy golden with a huge foamy white head. Aroma of caramel, Belgian funk, coriander, and resin. Taste is mildly sweet, moderately tart, and gets a little bitter on the back end from the hops. Solid beer, light to medium body, good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (4122) - California, USA - AUG 19, 2015
19 Aug 2015, bottle. orange, faintly hazy, steady bubbles. nose is faintly spicy/peppery, slightly sweet, and belgian yeast. med body and moderately fizzy. smarties candy, some funk. meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scarletfire65 (1323) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle at home. "Bottled on June 11 2014". Clear amber pour with a huge, creamy white head. The aroma is funky Brett with citrus notes also evident. Wild Devil has a sweet malty base, surely becoming deeper and more savory after a year on the lees. Really complex, with black pepper, shiitake mushroom stock, apricot chutney, grassy hops, horseblanket, and leathery, rubbery, earthy Brett flavors coming through. A very long finish starts with a glimmer of the bright, fresh, hoppiness of Hop Devil, but quickly turns to funky Brett notes. Really nicely balanced, more woody than sour, no nasty balsamic vinegar flavors. Outstanding.

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