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Otter Creek Fresh Slice - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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BA SCORE
83
good

421 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 421
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 5
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Benji521 on 03-19-2014)
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Givemebeer

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-10-2014 13:04:18 | More by Givemebeer
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Damian

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4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a 12 fl. oz. bottle
04/01/14
Served in a tulip

Except for the large yeast particles floating throughout the liquid, the appearance was flawless. The cloudy, straw yellow liquid was topped by a billowing, fluffy, four-finger tall, bright white mass. A latticework of Brussels lacing coated the glass as the crown receded.

The aroma was spectacular. Uber spicy and quite intense, but remarkably pleasant. Clove and coriander were the dominant spice notes. Fruity and quite sweet. Lots of citrus. Clean, bright and wheaty. Grassy hops were noticeable in the background. There was a powdery, dry and slightly phenolic Belgian yeastiness as well.

The flavor profile was solid but quite different from the nose. Earthy, bitter hop notes hit hard right off the bat. Dry and tart with lots of crisp wheatiness and citrus notes. Bitter grapefruit peel was most apparent. Toch of lemon.

Pretty ordinary mouthfeel. The liquid was medium bodied and contained a very fine, mellow effervescence.

Otter Creek have really stepped up their game lately. This is a fantastic summer quencher that is both refreshing and complex.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 23:14:56 | More by Damian
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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 3/3/2014. Pours hazy/murky deep gold color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of bright grapefruit, lemon peel, tangerine, orange zest, coriander, clove, black pepper, herbal, grass, wheat, bread, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, coriander, and pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of bright grapefruit, lemon peel, tangerine, orange zest, coriander, clove, black pepper, herbal, grass, wheat, bread, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Moderate amount of earthy spiciness/hop bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, lemon peel, tangerine, orange zest, coriander, clove, black pepper, wheat, bread, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, coriander, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice white IPA! All around good balance and complexity of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, coriander, and pale malt flavors; and extremely smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 04:04:31 | More by superspak
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Otter Creek Fresh Slice from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
83 out of 100 based on 421 ratings.