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90
style
RATINGS: 551   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

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3.8
shigadeyo (3788) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2017
10/20/2017 (12 fl oz bottle): Grapefruit, floral, and very spicy hop aroma along with honey malt and notes of berries; golden yellow-orange color, cloudy, pillowy head of beige-colored foam, lasting; malty caramel and sweet at first, quite floral and spicy in the middle, hint of honey and cucumber, strong with some alcohol showing, but reserved considering the 9% ABV, citrusy finish alone with flavors of melon and pepper, moderate+ bitterness, balanced and bittersweet overall; medium-full body, very smooth; sharp, yet pleasing, it's been awhile since I have had anything from Victory and this beer was quite good.

3.7
gringo332 (645) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2017
Big Hops. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, floral hops, resin, mango and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, resin, mango, grass and pine. Very nice imperial IPA.

3.5
rosenbergh (11793) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2017
12 oz bottle. BB 15/11/2017. At the Little Pub, Vaasa, Finland. Cloudy golden color with a small white head. Strong hoppy aroma. The flavor is strong bitter hops, some herbs, dryness and malt. Faint undertone of cardboard. Strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Arayaga2 (2219) - portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2017
Hazy, marmalade color, with white head. Aroma is spicy, with notes of melon rind, alcohol, and fermented pineapple. Taste is booze, biscuit, and a bit of bitter pith. Not the best presentation from these hops. $2.8/12oz

3.3
Nische (2500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2017
Backlog. Hazy golden with white head. Grapefruit, dough, grass and onion in both aroma and taste. A bit biscuity. Probably better fresh.


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