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Otter Creek Citra Mantra - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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90
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521 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 521
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.48%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 80x2HopHead on 01-15-2014)
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Reviews by Act25:
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Act25

New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My favorite from Otter Creek. Proves how important a role Citra plays in so many popular, more famous IPAs.

A: A hazed, light blonde body, with a white, massive, sticky head that shapes islands and spiders on the way down the glass.
S: Big citrus nose so familiar in top IPAs like Jai Alai, Flower Power then... more floral highlights.
T: Follows the smell, very inviting, you keep going back for more pulls. All these tropical notes with a touch of cattiness, and underneath white, hawaiian cracker bread and sun baked grasses. A bitter but balanced bite from the hops, powerful citrus flavor hits each pull, followed by a long crisp finish. Leaves you in a good place, satisfied, but wanting more.
MF: Moderate body, not quite as full and round as the best

It's a well rounded Citra hop featured IPA - must try.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 00:37:44 | More by Act25
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Shared by Andrew - thanks.

A: Pours a hazed pale yellow under a 1/2-inch thick white head which fades to the rim and leaves spotty lace.

N: Fruity and floral, tropicals (passion fruit) is noted.

T: Citrusy and yeasty, well balanced, clean.

M: Light body and medium carbonation. Finishes dry and citrusy.

O: Refreshingly nice and easy drinking. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

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3.81/5  rDev -5%
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A very pale yellow body, with a touch of haze. Steady carbonation streams. Topped by five billowing snow white fingers of loose bubbles of all sizes. Good dense lace.

Aroma of bright fresh citrus fruit, backed by some classic pils-ish fresh hay/grass.

Nice sweet beginning, a good sweet with some depth, not pixie stickish. Fruity middle. Nice bitter snap.

Light smooth with just the right prickliness.

The taste doesn't quite match the aroma, it's a bit short on the fruit side, but that is probably a style point in the relatively new IPL category. Easy drinking without the sense of "something's missing" that comes with session IPAs. Definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

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Otter Creek Citra Mantra from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
90 out of 100 based on 521 ratings.