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Hop Ottin' IPA - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,441 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,441
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 91
Gots: 138 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 04-23-2001)
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Reviews by ktrillionaire:
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ktrillionaire

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3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The brew pours an exceptionally lustrous hue of bronze-amber and is capped with long-lived antique-white froth, depositing spotty lace. The nose is quite understated and offers little more than vague cannabis and evergreen notes; it is pleasant, but perhaps overly mild. The flavor is more well-rounded, featuring catty and woody hop notes atop a caramelized but unsweet malt. The bitterness increases on the finish. Feel-wise, the brew is just about medium-bodied and has a texture that is eminently drinkable; I've crushed my glass in no-time-flat. Overall, a decent and easy drinking IPA.

Serving type: can

07-14-2011 19:28:01 | More by ktrillionaire
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Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,441 ratings.