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

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%


Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's visit their website
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 262 | Reviews: 237 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by beerdrifter:
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.2/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear yellow pour with big, quickly fading head and decent lacing. Lots of grainy malts in the nose with just a touch of citrus. Very grassy taste with just a hint of sweetness. The Cascade hops are very subdued. Nice crisp, dry finish. This is the second disappointing pale ale I've reviewed today and I'm starting to wonder if they're old, as I got them from the same store.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2010 20:04:45 | More by beerdrifter
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Otter Creek Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.