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

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Otter Creek Stovepipe PorterOtter Creek Stovepipe Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

781 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 781
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 19
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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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Reviews by silver0rlead:
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color with some ruby highlights and a thin tan head. The aroma has a nice mix of dark malts and hops, with notes of chocolate, coffee, molasses, burnt bread and dark fruits as well as some piney and citrusy hops, very nice. The flavor doesn't quite live up to the aroma, with big roastiness upfront, along with some chocolate and coffee, a touch of molasses, piney and citrusy hops, burnt bread, and some dark fruits. The mouthfeel is nice and light, and drinkability is very good. Pretty damn tasty porter, a bit of a pleasant surprise since I'm normally not a big fan of Otter Creek.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2011 03:25:07 | More by silver0rlead
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The aroma is of dark malts, smoke, butter, and earthy hops.

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Otter Creek Stovepipe Porter from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
86 out of 100 based on 781 ratings.