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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

2,492 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,492
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 98
Gots: 151 | 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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Ratings: 2,492 | Reviews: 1,173 | Display Reviews Only:
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hansenme

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-15-2012 04:37:02 | More by hansenme
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GPGURU

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

07-13-2012 05:03:50 | More by GPGURU
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Jared2287


3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-10-2012 20:22:55 | More by Jared2287
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

07-10-2012 16:58:27 | More by HopBrain
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dejrrma

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-10-2012 16:53:29 | More by dejrrma
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-08-2012 18:03:13 | More by buckyp
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

07-08-2012 08:51:46 | More by Troville1990
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Fleeflam

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-08-2012 01:23:59 | More by Fleeflam
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trc5004

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -75%

07-07-2012 18:50:23 | More by trc5004
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fatbatcat

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-07-2012 16:03:28 | More by fatbatcat
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JohnG1975


2/5  rDev -50%

07-06-2012 18:41:56 | More by JohnG1975
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Maegodfrey14


3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

07-06-2012 14:13:23 | More by Maegodfrey14
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Can was in the fridge for 1.5-2 months, but I think that's still fresh for a can? Poured cold into a glass stein.

A: I know the can isn't supposed to go into the score, but it bears (hah!) mentioning: their mascot is amazing. The beer is a slightly transparent red-orange with a finger of off-white head.

S: Very malty for an IPA, lots of bread with a bit of pine. Not much hop aroma though.

T: Malty, but not quite as much as the smell had me expecting. Very balanced bitterness throughout, ending with a tang, and then some more bitter in the aftertaste.

M: Not particularly carbonated, kind of tangy. Not the beer's strong suit.

O: Fairly malty IPA that fits the style without hitting you in the face with hops. Good if you like malt or are trying to convert your girlfriend to the wonder of hops.

Serving type: can

07-06-2012 02:06:31 | More by RichardMNixon
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-06-2012 01:07:44 | More by ryanpj
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-06-2012 00:43:42 | More by Stinger80OH
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KMcG

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Amber, slight haze.  Nicely thick white head that is about a finger high. Good carbonation present. 

S: very faint nose of orange and malts.  The volatiles are weak. 

T: upfront bold hops of citrus with a slight sweetness that you be think about to capture.  Even though the malts clearly balance the hops, they are difficult to describe other than a little bready.  The aftertaste is long lasting and bitter grapefruit. 

M: medium body, good carbonation, bright, and freshing. 

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2012 13:00:01 | More by KMcG
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buiter

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-03-2012 12:57:03 | More by buiter
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DallasJones


4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-01-2012 20:34:08 | More by DallasJones
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BottlecapAggie

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2012 20:14:16 | More by BottlecapAggie
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RoobDogg

California

5/5  rDev +25%

07-01-2012 19:43:55 | More by RoobDogg
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viverlee

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It was Justice Brandeis who famously opined that “sunlight is the best disinfectant.” I’m afraid, at least for this solar-powered brewery, that he is altogether right.

STYLE: American IPA

ABV: 7%

LOOK: Finally. A nice creamy head with peaks and valleys and bubbles and air pockets. It isn’t going anywhere. I like it. The color, a gorgeous amber.

NOSE: Lightly buttered herbs, grapefruit, sour milk. My pre-buzz is beginning to wane.

MOUTH: It was Jimmy McNulty who famously opined “I had such fucking high hopes for us.” The perfect rugged look, the 90 BA rating, the fucking 100 from the Alström brothers. For what? It’s not terrible, no, but that shouldn’t ever be the standard — not for craft beer. Trenchantly bitter on the lips, a touch of fruit and nice body simply cannot compensate. The finish is nicer though not altogether smooth.

BA Rating: 90

Hayward Abbey Rating: 76

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 22:34:50 | More by viverlee
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Danny1217

Florida

4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy amber, with an off-white head. The head dissipates rather quickly and leaves a little bit of lacing, but not too much.
Smells mostly of straight up hops. A little citrus character too.
While the smell and appearance weren't too exciting, the taste is a delight. Well balanced with a bitter hop punch. A rich, thick mouthfeel. A very drinkable IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 16:33:25 | More by Danny1217
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Shnanign

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-29-2012 00:56:53 | More by Shnanign
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-28-2012 20:15:37 | More by chasmandocharles
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Dine

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-28-2012 08:37:05 | More by Dine
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,492 ratings.