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Otter Creek Stovepipe Porter - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

Otter Creek Stovepipe PorterOtter Creek Stovepipe Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

778 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 778
Reviews: 500
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%


Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2001)
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz. twist-off brown bottle with bottled on date and batch # on the back.

Appearance: Almost black with dark brown hues. The head is a light tan foam in colour and stays quite creamy and sticky.

Smell: A bold spicy smoke flavour (jerky-like) up-front, followed by light roasted and burnt notes with a touch of coffee meet up with a slight herbal hop aroma.

Taste: A fine drying roasted malt that holds some espresso flavours and a hint of bitter acidity. Smoke flavours are all over the brew, in varying degrees throughout. A good dose of malt sweetness makes its way through, only to be knocked back down by a fresh, semi-tangy hop bitterness. Lingering burnt malt bitterness fades in the end with some smoke.

Notes: The more you drink, the more it grows on you. A lovely porter, no over use of roasted malts and an excellent use of hops -- perfectly balanced.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2001 00:00:01 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Otter Creek Stovepipe Porter from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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