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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

735 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 735
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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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

04-01-2013 21:18:35 | More by bluerabbit
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Ograd001

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2013 23:30:37 | More by Ograd001
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mckowned

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-30-2013 14:32:40 | More by mckowned
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nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-30-2013 07:02:44 | More by nickfl
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Scott1970

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

03-29-2013 02:07:52 | More by Scott1970
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-28-2013 21:07:08 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-27-2013 22:10:01 | More by mikehillman
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chappy88

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

03-18-2013 23:21:11 | More by chappy88
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Utica_Brew_Review

New York

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%

Dead black IPA. One of the darkest IPAs we've reviewed. Decent head. Hoppy IPA aroma. Hoppy, chocolate, toasted caramel notes in taste. Mix a porter and an IPA. If you love IPA and wish it was darker this is the beer for you. Really strikes as a dark pale ale or IPA. Would go great with a cannoli or a sweet dessert. Would definitely not work historically, however is a great dark variety.

03-17-2013 06:06:38 | More by Utica_Brew_Review
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Duesler

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-16-2013 02:32:20 | More by Duesler
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Zanico

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-14-2013 23:50:49 | More by Zanico
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JoninVT

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

03-10-2013 23:13:49 | More by JoninVT
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev -0.3%

12 oz beer was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a huge mocha head that reduced to a thin layer and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or bubbles seen coming up through the glass.

Smell: roasted, chocolate, and Smokey malts. Some piney and citrus hops in there too.

Taste: Same as above. The malts are the dominant flavor on the palate with the hops bringing up the rear. Some lingering bitterness in the end from the ash, smoke, and hops.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, full bodied, medium carbonation, and a little bitterness.

Overall: Pretty nice black ale. Will look for more of this in the future.

03-10-2013 18:07:11 | More by Flounder57
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draftpunk

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

03-08-2013 20:06:45 | More by draftpunk
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

03-07-2013 04:08:24 | More by weaselchew
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nzerbe

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-06-2013 02:06:09 | More by nzerbe
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ChadA83

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-06-2013 01:09:49 | More by ChadA83
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Willytee3

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-04-2013 05:41:00 | More by Willytee3
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BeerRollups

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2013 00:02:35 | More by BeerRollups
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-18-2013 20:26:06 | More by DIPAFAN
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thomscottson

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

02-13-2013 02:03:26 | More by thomscottson
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-12-2013 00:48:44 | More by AnitaBrewski
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5%

02-10-2013 01:35:45 | More by rorjets
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-09-2013 15:40:51 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

02-08-2013 20:09:46 | More by Chris77McGrath
Otter Creek Black IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
86 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.