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

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Otter Creek Hop Session AleOtter Creek Hop Session Ale

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82
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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | 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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Shroud0fdoom

Maryland

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!

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 00:13:58 | More by Shroud0fdoom
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tsp247

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-26-2014 22:01:25 | More by tsp247
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

02-24-2014 13:40:25 | More by jjd315
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

02-22-2014 03:05:59 | More by yuenglingade
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 17:57:42 | More by tenacioustomato
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msondel

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 00:39:41 | More by msondel
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

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".

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 01:54:05 | More by facundoCNB
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josephmullett

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-16-2014 21:43:36 | More by josephmullett
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CSeavey64

Maine

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-15-2014 00:21:14 | More by CSeavey64
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-10-2014 16:39:55 | More by Kmlund
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16.9%

02-10-2014 14:20:04 | More by Davepoolesque
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-10-2014 01:04:14 | More by Goldndomer
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10%

02-08-2014 23:47:07 | More by Resuin
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

02-07-2014 23:34:41 | More by WanderingFool
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-07-2014 01:33:06 | More by Boggdogg
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22Blue

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

02-06-2014 14:41:36 | More by 22Blue
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -10%

01-31-2014 23:48:11 | More by Rhettroactive
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BodiesLexus

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-29-2014 01:40:42 | More by BodiesLexus
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SSS

Quebec (Canada)

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!

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 20:54:43 | More by SSS
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dandepoto

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-15-2014 11:44:42 | More by dandepoto
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bccrosley

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-09-2014 02:33:05 | More by bccrosley
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-05-2014 05:35:02 | More by h4ger
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-04-2014 00:06:01 | More by shoretaxi
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-01-2014 03:18:31 | More by tobelerone
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Genx

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -10%

12-31-2013 02:07:14 | More by Genx
Otter Creek Hop Session Ale from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
82 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.