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Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPAOtter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,055 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,055
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 171
Gots: 132 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rheaume17 on 09-25-2013)
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Ratings: 1,055 | Reviews: 129 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.44/5  rDev +1.1%

phishfoolme, Wednesday at 02:18 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

jhawkvol, Tuesday at 03:11 AM
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4.2/5  rDev -4.3%

DLSheidy, Tuesday at 01:40 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

brianlapointe, Tuesday at 01:25 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

mkirkland80, Tuesday at 01:25 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

jayneo74, Tuesday at 01:20 AM
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

A - Pours a translucent auburn/dark orange with a soft white head.

S - Strong tropical citrus grapefruit and orange nose and heavy pine and even some bitters.

T - follows the nose but with heavier pine than expected and a long BITTER finish. Too bitter in my opinion. Tone down the finish and this would be a much better beer. Not enough balance here.

M - Mouthfeel was interesting....a heavy buttery, creamy resinous mouthfeel with high carbonation.

O - a very good double IPA that may be one of the most over hyped and overrated beers I've had the pleasure of trying. I say pleasure because it's still a very good beer that I'd love to have again....I just not going out of my way to chase down one 12 oz bottle per customer for $5 in Massachusetts at many of the stores. Definitely not worth that much effort. Still good though.

HopDeezy, Tuesday at 01:18 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Cynic-ale, Tuesday at 01:05 AM
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

tkdchampxi, Monday at 10:09 PM
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4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

TemplofBeer, Monday at 08:51 PM
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4.28/5  rDev -2.5%

GmAn613, Monday at 05:03 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

kscaldef, Monday at 04:40 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

whatname, Monday at 02:35 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

garuda, Monday at 02:31 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

WoostaBia, Monday at 02:24 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

OleDixie, Oct 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

dataylor21, Oct 20, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

my brother is the man for hooking this one up for me, so much hype around it, and finally i get to have a bottle. heavy orange look to it, super heady, sticky looking, and ring lace as it drinks. is beautiful to look at it, moderately cloudy, really bold orange glow. the nose is citrus and honey for me, intense hops, tropical fruit, orange peel, mango, passion fruit, mowed lawn, and a sturdy but background barley malt base. the flavor is just like the nose, layers of intense fruit and pungent hops. some galaxy or citra or the like here in big proportion. i think the abv is perfect for the style too, but enough to do what its supposed to, but not large enough to show though at all, not distracting or even really all that visible here. long hoppy finish is quite in line with the west coast style, less delicate than the other vermont ipas that i love, but i think equally well put together. frothy feel, pretty dry, very bubbly, round, complete. one of the better big ipas ive had this year honestly, nothing i would change about it. i think i expected it to be a little more like the other hoppy lawson beers, and its something else entirely. definitely worth picking up or trading for though if these are your horse.

StonedTrippin, Oct 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

BillDon, Oct 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

dbundy7255, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

JasonHaviland, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

ttylicki, Oct 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Billquirk, Oct 19, 2014
Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
97 out of 100 based on 1,055 ratings.