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Wolaver's Brown Ale - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Wolaver's Brown AleWolaver's Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

341 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 13.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 04-01-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Chugmonkey:
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Chugmonkey

Wisconsin

4.3/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am always underwhelmed by and don't get these organic brews. Seems like they never measure up. This one was NOT typical. Far from it.

Auburn color, thick tan head, clarity is unbelievable - must be filtered. Nice nutty, pinch of spicy aroma. Taste is very complex for a simple brown type ale - nutty, biscuit, little chocolate, the sweetness is restrained and mild in the background making it very drinkable.

Creaminess is the star of this beer. Super creamy mouthfeel w/o any overcarbed bite. Hard to find beers that have this mouth friendly creaminess.

So smooth and tasty and creamy, it's hard to drink it slow. But you can because it's that good you want to savor the yummy complex maltiness.

I'm impressed, will be getting more of these for sure. Get a sixer, one will leave you lacking.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2008 15:06:59 | More by Chugmonkey
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I poured this not okay beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a cloudy amber color. The beer did not have any head at all and was also devoid of any smell of any kind. I really had high hopes. This was part of a purchase I made online from halftime.com but I did not like most of the beers including this one. I will not buy again.

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Wolaver's Brown Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.