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

Wolaver's Brown AleWolaver's Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

323 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 323
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 13.71%


Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's visit their website
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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Jason

Massachusetts

3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12oz short brown twist, on the neck states that this product is certified by the OTCO as organic. No freshness date.

Appearance: Deep clear amber in colour with a faded tan creamy lace.

Smell: Full toasted grainy malt aroma.

Taste: Crisp and clean with a semi sharp ,yet nutty , toasted malt and light hop bitterness up front. Then the brew goes a bit tangy from the hop, and is followed by the lingering remnants of the drying toasted malt flavours.

Notes: With so many brown ales out on the shelves, this one is above the norm.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2002 21:08:24 | More by Jason
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Wolaver's Brown Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.