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

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Otter Creek Copper AleOtter Creek Copper Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

733 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 733
Reviews: 403
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 12
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
32 IBU

(Beer added by: pezoids on 03-17-2001)
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.2/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: slightly hazy, effervescent, rich copper body; 2 finger head after aggressive pour; some head lasts long, with good lacing

Smell: not a lot, but what I get is sweet malts, some caramel, and some citrusy hops; malt dominates

Taste: very thin, juicy malt on start; zippy from carbonation at first, but finishes kind of flat; not picking up anything of note

Mouthfeel: thin; reminds me of an English Bitter

Remarks: good session beer, and not that bad; just not that great either

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 23:47:41 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Otter Creek Copper Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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