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

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Otter Creek Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
82
good

262 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 262
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-2001)
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Reviews by EStreet20:
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EStreet20

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

12 ounce bottles, 20 ounce pub glass.

A - A nice amber color. Reddish tinted gold. Decent white head forms, reduces in size and stays in a nice cap on top of the beer.

S - Nice aroma. Cascade hops lead the way. Think this was dry hopped with that variety and it shows. Citrus/floral characteristics.

T - Again, hops are in the forefront with some caramel malts. Easy taste, not a huge hop bomb but a nice hit of them and a fair balance.

M - Lighter bodied, slick feel in the mouth.

D - Very easy drinking session APA here. Hops aren't huge and in your face but lead the way. Lower end of ABV for the style makes this scream to be a session brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2010 02:06:22 | More by EStreet20
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Otter Creek Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.