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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

2,535 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,535
Reviews: 1,174
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 99
Gots: 166 | 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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ladyivory

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

09-12-2012 14:01:07 | More by ladyivory
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yossarian14

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-12-2012 10:49:41 | More by yossarian14
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-12-2012 04:55:43 | More by RobinLee
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-12-2012 02:31:21 | More by Drk93TT
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nicholas527

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

09-11-2012 20:23:57 | More by nicholas527
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

09-11-2012 12:33:45 | More by grumpygerman
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crownrl28

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

09-11-2012 00:19:27 | More by crownrl28
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

12 ounce can - $1.79 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a clear, amber-hued body with a two finger-high head of near white foam.

Smell: Fresh citrus zest, notably strong resinous pine, with some lesser floral tones. Some pale, caramel malts showing beyond the hop aromas.

Taste: Bready pale malts sweetened up with a handful of crushed sugar cookies. Floral hops, but also fairly, firmly resinous, with some tangerine oil included. Medium bitterness throughout. Leisurely bitter, resinous finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A solid, basic American IPA.

09-09-2012 22:40:53 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Backlash209

California

4/5  rDev 0%

09-09-2012 21:15:11 | More by Backlash209
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Firgy


4/5  rDev 0%

09-09-2012 02:27:38 | More by Firgy
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Fitwitchik

Ohio

4.63/5  rDev +15.8%

Served from a bottle into a pint glass

WOW! An unexpected sight. Thick creamy head & lacing that stayed in the glass long after the brew was consumed. Burnt orange colour was very appealing.

Smell is delicious sweet grapefruity hops.

Malty upfront with a spicy pine aftertaste. WOW! (again). The balance is tremendous with the bready sweet malt & grapefruit bite.

Overall LOVE this brew.

09-08-2012 21:44:24 | More by Fitwitchik
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MaxOfMetal

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-08-2012 02:49:33 | More by MaxOfMetal
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +4.5%

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Pours a deep shade of orange with some brownish hues. Great clarity. Big, white, creamy head sits atop the glass forever. Lacing clings all over the glass in rings and spots.

S: Wildflowers and floral scents abound. Strong wave of pine resin too. Lots of tropical fruits: mango, tangerine, lime, lemon rind, and grapefruit pith. Honeyed malt scent underneath. Some biscuit too. Great.

T: Biting pine resin bitterness comes in a wave on the attack, but subsides just enough to let the rest of the beer shine. Lots of mango and zesty lemon. Leafy and herbal/earthy hops. Iced tea comes to mind. Slight toffee malt impression. Golden raisin. A touch bready/biscuity. Cannabis and pine resin again, along with bread crust in the drying finish.

M: Solidly medium bodied. Full, substantial, and somewhat chewy. Slight, prickling carbonation about the tongue. Great smoothness.

O: This is a very unique IPA that gets a lot of things right. It seems to show a little English influence with a solid malt texture in the mouth and some sweeter, toffee like malt character. The hops are very American though, and they bring a lot of complexity with just the right amount of bitterness. Well done.

09-06-2012 03:22:09 | More by ryan1788a5
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Stizz19


4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-06-2012 00:47:03 | More by Stizz19
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heizerbjj

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

09-05-2012 01:19:30 | More by heizerbjj
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pdotsoler


4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-04-2012 15:56:58 | More by pdotsoler
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Aewachiw

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-02-2012 00:33:38 | More by Aewachiw
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +0.8%

On tap at National.

Appearance- Pours a light amber with a finger width of foamy bubbly head. Nice lacing left on pint glass.

Smell- Piney hops, citrus, grapefruit, caramalts.

Taste- Moderate piney hops upfront followed by the citrus, grapefruit and caramalts. A nice moderate bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- An enjoyable American IPA. Everything in this brew was spot on but for me I would have liked more bitterness in the taste (this is my own preference). This is a great beer to see where you stand with the style. Definitely worth a try.

09-02-2012 00:21:21 | More by leaddog
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

09-02-2012 00:09:16 | More by HamGlade10
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Kornoms

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

09-01-2012 23:32:35 | More by Kornoms
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thomasjnyc

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-31-2012 02:06:24 | More by thomasjnyc
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Tom-Peters

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-30-2012 20:37:16 | More by Tom-Peters
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comfortablynumb1

California

3.93/5  rDev -1.8%

12oz bottle

A - Pours a hazy amber with a two finger khaki head. Head retention is pretty good, and there is a good amount of lace that sticks around...

S - Sweet malts and citrus fruits. Scent is fairly docile...

T - Caramel malts up front with some tangerines and grapefruit in the mix. Finishes on grapefruit note with some lingering malt. Abv is well hidden. Pretty well balanced...

M - Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O - Nothing above and beyond, but still a well balanced, solid IPA. Will be revisiting in the future...

Cheers...

08-30-2012 09:25:52 | More by comfortablynumb1
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4/5  rDev 0%

08-28-2012 15:00:11 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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zahara15

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-27-2012 22:11:02 | More by zahara15
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,535 ratings.