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Otter Creek Hop Session Ale - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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BA SCORE
82
good

311 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
35 IBU

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 10-06-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

nyyfanatic213, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Shroud0fdoom
3.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

*12 Oz. Bottle* I am all about refreshing hoppy ales. This one is no exception. its a little rough around the edges but that's only because this is pretty old in the "Pale Ale" category. The beer looks chunky, you know sediment that is active all over my glass. I don't mind that at all. The body is golden straw/light amber, with a small white head. Lets smell this little guy. Main aroma is that of citrus mainly grapefruit peel. There is hints of cut grass with bread malts with mild earth. Smells hoppy lets see how this tastes. This is hoppy. Mainly citrus driven with hints of lavender and cut grass. The finish is pretty refreshing with a subtle amount of bitterness. The feel on this beer is very light on the palate with heavy carbonation.

Overall: I like session brews. This one is a very good example for what a Hoppy Session Ale can be. I believe there could be a little bit more body to the beer to be excellent. The flavors are on point. This is refreshing, hoppy, flavorful and below 5%! This is a good Baseball beer. I could drink this and not get tired out while watching a sporting event. This brew is worthy!

Shroud0fdoom, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

tsp247, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

jjd315, Feb 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

yuenglingade, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

tenacioustomato, Feb 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

msondel, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of facundoCNB
4.05/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A copper/orange pour with a finger + of white fluffy head, nice lacing left behind. A grassy hop profile up front, pine, soapy, grapefruit citrus.
The flavor is bready up front, subtle caramel, lots of nice piney/grapefruit hops. Light medium body with high carbonation. A pretty delicious beer for being this light and from an overall "average brewery".

facundoCNB, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

josephmullett, Feb 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

CSeavey64, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Kmlund, Feb 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Davepoolesque, Feb 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Goldndomer, Feb 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Resuin, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

WanderingFool, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Boggdogg, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

22Blue, Feb 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Rhettroactive, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

BodiesLexus, Jan 29, 2014
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2.93/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

A - Yellow, not clear, hazy. Big white head...
S - Musty, metallic. I don't get a lot of hop aroma :(
T - Slight bitterness that is nice, there is a nutty, almost peanut taste on my palate
M - Carbonation is higher than I like. The bubbles overpower much of the potential taste.

O - I wanted to like this more than I do, I'm a big supporter of Vermont!

SSS, Jan 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

dandepoto, Jan 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

bccrosley, Jan 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

h4ger, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

shoretaxi, Jan 04, 2014
Otter Creek Hop Session Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.