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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

521 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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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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turbotype

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-03-2014 19:46:13 | More by turbotype
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DanforthPewter

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-03-2014 02:57:56 | More by DanforthPewter
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FloppyTopper

Vermont

4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Wow! What a great beer. I wish they made this consistently in the spring-summer months. It's a very simple concept; a lager with a substantial amount of citra hops. If you like citra, you'll love this. Doesn't pack the malt/booze package that a citra IPA would. I would label this as a solid hop head lawnmower beer. You could knock back a six of this over a warm summer evening. Otter Creek should really be marketing this as a summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 03:04:27 | More by FloppyTopper
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Ken_P

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-30-2014 23:03:54 | More by Ken_P
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DougAppleby

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-30-2014 22:20:00 | More by DougAppleby
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JWQ

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-29-2014 20:36:13 | More by JWQ
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-29-2014 19:22:47 | More by atrocity
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-28-2014 00:30:25 | More by dubdrop
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seakayak

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-27-2014 19:54:31 | More by seakayak
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plaid75

New York

3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Road Trip, Port Jeff Station, NY.

Poured a clear brassy hue with a one finger frothy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light citric hop with a touch of pale malt.

The flavor offered a citrusy and herbal hop with a light round pale malt sweetness.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty hop forward lager.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2014 18:55:13 | More by plaid75
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-27-2014 18:46:38 | More by BeerBucks
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-26-2014 23:55:01 | More by rydev24
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-26-2014 15:14:28 | More by JMUbrewz
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-26-2014 01:39:01 | More by HollyHops
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MyauFroto

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

04-26-2014 00:42:35 | More by MyauFroto
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Soxfanatik


4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-25-2014 22:43:00 | More by Soxfanatik
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utopiajane

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-25-2014 13:53:07 | More by utopiajane
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hops202

District of Columbia

3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a dogfish spiegelau glass.

Super light honey pilsner look. Tons of Citra in the smell with some sweet malt and other tropical fruit flavors. Taste is a hop charged lager for sure. Certainly a new style for me. Still very good and crisp. A very nice refreshing summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 21:03:50 | More by hops202
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-23-2014 20:48:55 | More by jaltland
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-23-2014 02:30:48 | More by verdict603
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BeerRev22

Rhode Island

4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a generic belgian tulip glass.

A: Super clear, yellowy orange. Nice white head that stays a while. Bit frothy.

S: Obviously Citra present with the tropical mango/pineapple/orange thing, a tiny bit of sulphur maybe from the lager yeast?

T: Very solid, fruity. Interesting between the lager components and the Citra hops. There's something quite enjoyable and completely slammable about this beer, but at the same time, there's a tiny thing that throws me off (it might be that lager yeast thing with the super west coast hops) Not sure. Pretty cool and different for sure, but alas, as the first IPL I've tried, there's something messing with me a bit.

M: Fairly dry, but good body to support the beer.

I dig it.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 03:22:46 | More by BeerRev22
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guido19

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-22-2014 01:59:31 | More by guido19
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-21-2014 18:56:45 | More by ncstateplaya
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quite possibly the best hopped up pale lager I ever had. Color is quite hazy and unfiltered bright yellow with tons of head and sticky lacing. Smell is great kind of pilsner smelling with dry hopped goodness. Taste is about the same mild lager yeasts and dry hopping zest mixed perfectly with malt goodness. Body is actually quite good not watery or session like.

Overall I could get this one again. I got the White IPA to try next as well!

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 04:21:43 | More by DrDemento456
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jayrutgers

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-21-2014 01:25:26 | More by jayrutgers
Otter Creek Citra Mantra from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
90 out of 100 based on 521 ratings.