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Otter Creek Black IPA - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Otter Creek Black IPAOtter Creek Black IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

736 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 736
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 8
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
60 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerKangaroo on 01-10-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-20-2014 20:36:53 | More by ChrisinRI
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-19-2014 07:29:55 | More by zestar
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WEBBEER

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

08-18-2014 21:43:30 | More by WEBBEER
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Nightwing

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

Poured from bottle. Aroma of coffee. Almost completely black, with minimal head. Mild taste. Full bodied, creamy texture. Overall a really great brew. I was tasting other IPA’s while drinking this so it tasted very much like a stout to me. I would be curious to try this with other stouts to make that comparison.

08-18-2014 16:21:46 | More by Nightwing
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Patlee3324

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +2.6%

08-18-2014 15:04:36 | More by Patlee3324
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TCTrout

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-17-2014 20:38:08 | More by TCTrout
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Hootie159

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-16-2014 23:21:16 | More by Hootie159
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-16-2014 23:18:27 | More by costanzo_mike
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LHal


3.56/5  rDev -6.6%

08-16-2014 15:39:58 | More by LHal
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hophugger

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Good color, almost black. Head was about 2 fingers, maybe a little more. Head developed quickly and held for a decent amount of time. Flavor is malty with a little amount of hop bitterness to balance it out. Just a tad too sweet for me as far as IPA's go, but overall, a very nice, drinkable beer.......

08-16-2014 05:11:13 | More by hophugger
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BMFR1811

Connecticut

3.61/5  rDev -5.2%

Picked up a 12oz bottle while in Stowe vt on a heady topper expedition.

-Appearance- dark, dark, almost black, one finger tan head that quickly dissipated. Only light lacing

-Smell- very light citrus, I get almost a smoky malt aroma- not anything I have smelled before, kind of odd

-Taste- initial malt, a slight astringency (not unpleasant) from the dark malts, chocolate, coffee but a slight smokiness too. Finishes with citrus, grapefruit, lingering bitterness

-Mouthfeel- a little bit too much carbonation, with the hop and malt bite, foams a bit too much in my mouth

-Overall- my introduction to black ipa's, different for sure, not unpleasant but different. I wouldn't go out of my way to pick up this style again but it's good, -BMFR-

08-11-2014 00:55:11 | More by BMFR1811
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Zachboler


4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

08-09-2014 04:37:15 | More by Zachboler
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2Xmd

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-08-2014 11:40:05 | More by 2Xmd
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ContentmentDIPA

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-05-2014 16:12:04 | More by ContentmentDIPA
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-04-2014 14:43:17 | More by tkdchampxi
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MeganandDana

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-02-2014 23:46:47 | More by MeganandDana
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-01-2014 14:59:33 | More by Doomcifer
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beingandawesomeness

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

08-01-2014 02:14:34 | More by beingandawesomeness
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Arch578

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

08-01-2014 01:28:38 | More by Arch578
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ryanmcd

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-30-2014 02:16:34 | More by ryanmcd
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alexsergio

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

07-27-2014 20:22:32 | More by alexsergio
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bigKF7319


3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-25-2014 23:09:21 | More by bigKF7319
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Phished880

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-24-2014 02:10:59 | More by Phished880
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

07-22-2014 01:28:15 | More by SuperHop18
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ThrewRedButter

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-20-2014 05:13:19 | More by ThrewRedButter
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Otter Creek Black IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
86 out of 100 based on 736 ratings.