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Wolaver's India Pale Ale - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Wolaver's India Pale AleWolaver's India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

542 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 542
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 4
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This robust India Pale Ale follows British tradition by using bountiful amounts of fresh hop cones to produce a crisp clean character; blending Magnum, Crystal and Hallertauer hops with generous amounts of Munich and Carmel malt.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-07-2001)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: hazy; bronze colored; less than a 1 finger off white head that receded slowly to a thick collar; nice lacing;

S: earthy with a little pine in the background;

T: like the nose; moderate bitterness from mid-palate through the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: not a lot of complexity, but enjoyable;

HamdenHector, Sep 27, 2014
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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.

fscottkey, Jul 23, 2014
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Wolaver's India Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 542 ratings.