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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

338 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 13.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | 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 MadScientist:
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MadScientist

New York

3.7/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A deep amber with a slight haze. The light tan head is made of thick rocky bubbles with excellent retention.

S: A light malt aroma and moderately-light earthy hops. There are some slight caramel malt notes and vanilla. No diacetyl. Light esters of dried fruit and plums.

T: A balance of caramel and malt sweetness against a hop bitterness. The medium malt sweetness and medium bitterness give a balance that is about even. There is a light, citus hops flavor. Notes of vanilla, coffee and light dried fruit. The finish is off-dry with a light bitter aftertaste. Slight diacetyl.

M: A smooth creamy, medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. No astringency and a light slickness on the palate.

O: An enjoyable American Brown that balances the malt and hops bill well making for a great beer to pair with robust autumn dish that include squash, pumpkin or roasted root vegetables.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 23:26:25 | More by MadScientist
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wshinevar

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

07-05-2014 01:52:58 | More by wshinevar
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Minkybut

Virginia

2.73/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 17:34:30 | More by Minkybut
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-31-2014 22:38:27 | More by Johncnh
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-31-2014 16:13:34 | More by djrn2
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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New York

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-04-2014 19:24:40 | More by patrick802
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +14.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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HarryPlopper

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Amber and hazy appearance with some foam that disappeared quickly. Mild amount of lacing.

Very hoppy smell.

Bitter and hoppy taste with some caramel undertones. I wasn't getting much vanilla. Not much aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is smooth and thin. Not too much carbonation.

Overall a decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 21:33:13 | More by HarryPlopper
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Wolaver's Brown Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.