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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

994 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 166
Gots: 121 | FT: 9
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rheaume17 on 09-25-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Phillyz, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of angrybabboon
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Consumed 10/24/13

Appearance: Lightly hazy, medium orange - some nice copper and gold hues - frothy, off-white, average-sized head, fades to a small, wispy cap, leaves some nice streaks of lacing

Smell: Hilariously dank - lots of wet pine, wet resin, and some weed - plenty of grapefruit and orange, some peel, and some pith - some floral and earthy notes - a touch of fresh onion - somewhat unique and definitely interesting hop profile - some pale and caramel malts in the background

Taste: Hoppy in a wet, resiny way - lots of pine, with some leafy and resinous bitterness - some fleshy grapefruit, with some oily citrus, orange, and pith - some tropical flavors as well, mostly mango - earthy and herbal notes, almost a little spicy - nice, high level of bitterness - pale and caramel malts at the base, lightly toasted

Mouthfeel: Medium body, smooth, finishes pretty clean despite how oily and wet the hops are

Overall: Lawson's Creek?

This is quite an impressive collaboration. At the very least, it's awesome that something associated with Sean Lawson got into wider distribution. This is a very interesting beer, worth seeking out (especially fresh).

angrybabboon, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of reyna311
4.61/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served by the bottle to my IPA glass

Appearance: Cloudy, hazy orangey yellow with an offwhite head that fades after a few sips, lingers at a millimeter for the rest of the ride.

Smell: Citrus blossom

Taste: Super citrusy upfront. Balanced with a bit of pine. Lingers with an drunk grapefruit

Mouthfeel: Meduim to heavy, yet crisp and tingly

Overall: Solid DIPA. Great to have a collab from these guys, and I'm really happy its distributed here in DE.

reyna311, Oct 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

traxel, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Invictus, Oct 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

grimey68, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed a couple of four packs of this delicious IPA.
First off, I was amazed it tastes this good in 12 oz bottles.
Not sure why the 12 oz. thing surprised me, but it's the best tasting beer out of that size I've ever had.
It's delicious, not a hop bomb but plenty of citrusy fruit and mild bitterness.
Very crisp mouthfeel on the finish.
A brilliant beer.

BoldRulerVT, Oct 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

teeeebs, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

brewtechnik, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

BumpkinBrewer, Oct 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

HRamz3, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Caudalie, Oct 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

ChrisChagnon, Oct 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of jhawth
4.04/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into a snifter. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a finger head that dissipates relatively quickly to a thin foamy cap.

Aroma: Citrus hop notes (grapefruit mostly) immediately, noticeable sweet malt presence, slight herbal hop note as well. Excellent.

Taste: Big blast of hop bitterness leads into solid, sweet maltiness; slight herbal, almost onion-y hop notes add in, finishes dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, light carbonation, approaches creamy.

Overall: Really excellent DIPA. Really, really nice.

jhawth, Oct 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

SenorHops, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

ogrerugby, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

sludgegnome, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

BeerBucks, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

JeffTheJuice, Oct 21, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

twillingthenoz, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

pisano, Oct 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

ScotNH, Oct 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

LostHighway, Oct 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Kruja5, Oct 20, 2013
Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
97 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.