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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

523 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 280
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | 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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beerborn

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-30-2012 16:11:10 | More by beerborn
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Dan3279

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13%

01-17-2012 01:32:57 | More by Dan3279
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-16-2012 13:42:11 | More by muletrane
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Huffaroma

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

01-16-2012 05:53:07 | More by Huffaroma
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a dark golden color with about a centimeter of head that quickly dissipates. Did not get a strong aroma of anything, but a slight hint of hops. Right away, you taste the hops, but it is not overpowering. Also a slight citrus taste which adds to the overall taste nicely. Carbonation is right and it goes down smooth with not much aftertaste. Definitely one that you could drink all night. A nice IPA, and organic to boot. However, it is like many out there.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 00:50:55 | More by cyclonece09
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13%

01-10-2012 17:18:54 | More by bonbini26
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-07-2012 17:50:43 | More by mdillon86
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-04-2012 19:08:12 | More by ShemRahBoo
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

01-03-2012 04:09:54 | More by JAHMUR
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noyellowfizzbeer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

12-31-2011 17:47:50 | More by noyellowfizzbeer
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MerkurKing16

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-31-2011 16:12:05 | More by MerkurKing16
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +13%

12-27-2011 04:39:59 | More by verdict603
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lsdthcmdma99

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +41.2%

12-27-2011 01:35:56 | More by lsdthcmdma99
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

12-20-2011 19:49:50 | More by weaselchew
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brewsclues

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-20-2011 02:32:47 | More by brewsclues
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13%

12-13-2011 22:17:18 | More by djrn2
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tyjaman

New York

5/5  rDev +41.2%

12-13-2011 01:47:28 | More by tyjaman
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FrankLloydMike

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

12-12-2011 19:04:26 | More by FrankLloydMike
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-29-2011 04:51:22 | More by jenray
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lstokes

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a very glowing orange with a nice translucent body and the smell of orange rind. The taste is almost overpoweringly bitter orange--not orange rind, but orange pip!--earthy/herbal hops, and some malt sweetness. Light body that could use better carbonation, finishes quite dry. It's pretty much a middle-of-the-road IPA for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 05:38:11 | More by lstokes
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

11-25-2011 12:24:43 | More by Bilco
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

11-24-2011 13:39:54 | More by PEIhop
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Given to me by Rudzud, thanks Matt.

Pours a nice big creamy 1 finger head that fades at a med pace with a little bit of lacing, wicked hazy and full of yeast chunks, opaque nectar orange slight reddish colored beer.

Nose is very light, slight hint of floral hops, a bit herbal as well, some gritty malts, slight yeasty, that's about it.

Taste start with light hops again, very light fruity flavor, but more herbal floral like hops, a bit earthy, little juicy, and just a hint spicy later, then syrupy sweet malts, not much for syrupy flavors just sticky and sweet, thicker. Finishes fairly bitter, drier but still very sticky, chewy, some spicy earthy hops.

Mouth is a bit thicker bodied, decent carb, bit of a spicy feel.

Overall meh, very little on the hop profile, more bitterness, nose is practically non-existant, and sticky sweet.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 23:17:29 | More by jlindros
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

11-23-2011 15:23:32 | More by nh2032
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shuggy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.5%

11-21-2011 23:02:00 | More by shuggy
Wolaver's India Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
80 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.