Wolaver's India Pale Ale - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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Reviews by Flounder57:
3.78/5 rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.
Appearance: This beer poured a small head that reduced quickly to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale orange color with bubbles coming up through the glass. Some spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.
Smell: Earthy and citrus hops, caramel, and bready malts too.
Taste: Same as above with a little spiciness and bitterness from the hops.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, chewy, light to medium bodied, light to medium carbonation, and easy to drink.
Overall: Pretty nice beer for an EIPA. Not familiar with the style, but this is a good way to start off.
Serving type: bottle
07-13-2013 03:47:18 | More by Flounder57
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4.15/5 rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Notes: Born on 5/21/14 (consumed 07/22/14). Poured into a nonic pint
A: Cloudy apricot colored beer that sports a 2 finger white head. the head is pillowy and comprised mostly of smaller bubbles. The bottle has a very clear shoulder label with the bottled date.
S: Sweet smelling, with hints of apple and caramel. There are malty smells. Not getting any floral or strong hop scents.
T: A hint of bitter but well balanced with a sweetness from the malts. There is a mild caramel characteristic along with some pine needles.
M: Really nice mouthfeel. Smooth and coating feeling. No strong bitter or dry after taste.
O: This is a great East Coast Style IPA. I would put the ABV estimate at 6.2% or lower. There is a slight alcohol presense - but nothing distracting. The sweetness balanced with the mild bitter is really nice. The body is fantastic along with the mouthfeel. This is a really enjoyable IPA. I would definitely drink more or share them. This is a beer that an early IPA padawan might like - as they develope their palate. It is a good intro to the style - without being a hop bomb.
Serving type: bottle
07-23-2014 02:13:10 | More by fscottkey
Wolaver's India Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.