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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

737 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 403
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.81%
Wants: 13
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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Reviews by yemenmocha:
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yemenmocha

Arizona

2.83/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Copper color in the pour is more amber than copper, at least in this thick glassed stein. Color leads me to anticipate a medium to full bodied ale that is full in flavor but alas, it is very light in body and light in taste. So, appearance somewhat betrays the character of the beer.

Dallops of lace retain well on top of the beer and never seem to leave the rims of my glass. Very pleasing appearance overall, however it's just not a typical match for the beer's other characteristics.

Bottle label boasts the use of six malts, but initially on the palate the malt takes a backseat to steal-y hops, and the light body surprises you. Very watery. Disappointing. Where's the malt?

Bottling date on the bottle is appreciated. I hate buying mystery beer. Otter Creek has a few offerings that I love but I'm disappointed in this one. Served blind to me I mistook this for the product of a macro brewery who illegitimately tried to create a beer for the "micro" crowd... but failed. (i.e. amber bock, blue moon, etc.)

I'll be serving these to the wife.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2004 23:49:15 | More by yemenmocha
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Otter Creek Copper Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.