Otter Creek Copper Ale - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
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Reviews by yemenmocha:
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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3.56/5 rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
First time re-visting this beer in a long time - an early craft brew that I drank quite a bit of in the 90's. Served in a nonic. Pours a copper hue with a slight haze. Head quickly dissipates into a band around the edges and a soapy froth across the center. Nose expresses toasted malt with a little biscuit and a hint of sweetness. Taste consistent with nose with a slight metallic quality. Mouthfeel is light-medium with a crisp carbonation. Overall, an exemplar of the style, particularly from the American craft market.
Serving type: bottle
07-07-2014 22:48:49 | More by Jwale73
Otter Creek Copper Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.