Hop Ottin' IPA - Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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Ratings: 2,218 | Reviews: 1,151 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by JohnnyJam:
3.88/5 rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle with no date code into a pint glass and got a 1 1/2 fingers of off-white head.
A: Pours a golden color and looks like honey. There is a 1 1/2 finger head that dissipates somewhat but covers the top to the end. Beautiful and abundant sticky lace.
S: Smells like grapefruit and pine and some floral scents in the background.
T: Taste follows smell: grapefruit and pine.
M: I have a pine oil feeling in my mouth and tongue. Although it is smooth, it doesn't feel thick but a little thin. I also think it lacks in carbonation and that would make it more interesting and enjoyable.
O: This beer started off great but overall is disappointing. It tastes sweeter than I like and is not carbonated enough. It is also thin unlike IPAs that I enjoy more.
Serving type: bottle
11-02-2012 17:33:07 | More by JohnnyJam
More User Reviews:
4.39/5 rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 12 oz can (gasp) into a tulip.
A - Deep amber with about a finger of creamy light tan head. Sporadic lacing down the glass.
S - Floral and citrusy hops. I thought it would be a little more in your face (or nose), though.
T - Bitter earthy hops, but well balanced and a bright finish.
M - Full bodied up front but finishes clean and dry like an IPA should.
O - Whereas some west coast IPAs go for nothing but hop flavor and aroma, this is really well balanced while still maintaining the signature floral hop notes.
Serving type: can
03-12-2014 03:01:52 | More by FocusDave
3.15/5 rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
355ml bottle. Shaker glass. Orangish amber color headed by white & wide crown. Piney, citric –orange & grapefruit- aromas, slight caramel malt & floral notes. Bitter upfront yields to a gentle sweet toasted flavor. Medium body. Moderate to soft carbonation. Honey hues in the middle are swept out by hoppiness that lingers into an extended bitter finish.
Serving type: bottle
03-09-2014 16:53:00 | More by GONZALOYANNA
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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