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

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,188 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,188
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 178
Gots: 148 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

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

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rheaume17 on 09-25-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

MichaelAllenVT, Dec 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

xnicknj, Dec 16, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. No obvious freshness date but it was purchased about 5 weeks ago at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Slightly hazy orange-amber with copious 2-3 finger, frothy and rocky off-white head with good retention and a nice crust of lacing around the top of the glass.

S: Very nice tropical fruit and grapefruit/orange citrus hops aromas, some catty and earthy herbal aromas as well, not much in the malt department, no yeast elements

T: Very lush flavor profile with passionfruit, pineapple tropical fruit flavors combined with more classic grapefruit and pine. No cattiness in the flavor and there is a light vegetative tanic note in the finish near the end. The malt component is unassuming with some lighter crystal malt but mainly just a basic baseline pale malt without much sweetness. There is no yeast presence. The bitterness is moderate and creeps up on you as the bottle nears completion. Alcohol is very well-hidden.

M: Also a very lush mouthfeel with medium body, light carbonation and a moderately dry finish despite the bolder feel on the palate initially.

O: A really good beer although I have to qualify that I tried the first one of these the first of second day after I bought the 4-pack, and the flavors were dominated by tangy herbaceous aromas and flavors that masked the excellent tropical and citrus fruit elements that are the real personality of this beer. I am glad I let one calm down (probably a little settling out) because it was a very rewarding DIPA.

argock, Dec 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured 12oz bottle into a snifter glass

A-a hazy orange with a thin white head with decent lacing

S-the aroma is awesome amount of hops, pine, orange and grapefruit

T-the taste is the same as the aromas with more grapefruit

M-good carbonation medium body and mild bitterness

O-great DIPA I wish that Lawson's and OCB collaborate again!

reebtaerG, Dec 08, 2013
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Evan, Dec 08, 2013
Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
97 out of 100 based on 1,188 ratings.