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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

2,477 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,477
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 97
Gots: 146 | 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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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
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g_jenkins

California

2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

06-28-2012 03:32:36 | More by g_jenkins
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-27-2012 02:05:10 | More by RyanGoodman
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doof116

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

06-24-2012 21:39:44 | More by doof116
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-23-2012 03:14:01 | More by ms11781
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

06-23-2012 00:29:49 | More by szmnnl99
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Thehopluver

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev 0%

06-22-2012 18:25:31 | More by Thehopluver
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theempire

California

4/5  rDev 0%

06-21-2012 23:52:44 | More by theempire
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gradergator

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-21-2012 23:11:06 | More by gradergator
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-20-2012 02:13:45 | More by pearljam118
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25%

06-19-2012 00:25:30 | More by reitzbrewing
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-18-2012 05:14:40 | More by CarolinaKev
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heygeebee

Australia

3.48/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dated (?) I 04 28 81 B O... go figure...

Can't really add to this many reviews... in a nutshell.

Great looking IPA to start with, but the head dies to a kinda high-tide look, not so good. Great lace.

It's not a hop-bomb, and the malt is there, so that's good as well. Otherwise true to style with all the grapefruit characters.

Good solid IPA in a crowded market. Must confess I though it would be fresher due to being a can, but then I can't work out the BB info ....

Serving type: can

06-17-2012 08:36:04 | More by heygeebee
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-16-2012 20:36:57 | More by ChaseTheAce
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-16-2012 05:25:48 | More by DarthKostrizer
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-16-2012 02:58:05 | More by Dapperticus
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,477 ratings.