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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

2,482 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,482
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 98
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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brinch

Denmark

4/5  rDev 0%

03-16-2012 20:22:33 | More by brinch
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BlazedNug

Kansas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-22-2014 21:04:31 | More by BlazedNug
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

08-18-2013 19:22:35 | More by kwa357
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BottlecapAggie

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2012 20:14:16 | More by BottlecapAggie
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richj1970

Alabama

4/5  rDev 0%

07-10-2014 17:06:38 | More by richj1970
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HereforBeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

04-06-2014 16:10:44 | More by HereforBeer
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MuenchenerKindl

Germany

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle to a pint glass. the liquid is a dark caramel, with nice carbonation. The head is 2 fingers light tan, Fades to some lace.

The smell is quite good, mostly typical IPA, but with a little evidence of malty goodness in the mix.

The Taste follow, the piney hops are complemented by a malt that tries to hold it's own, but the bitter and slightly dry hops win the battle.

The mouthfeel is good , nice body, good carbonation. All in all pleasing to the palette.

The drink ability is good as I might buy this again. Prosit MK

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2006 22:03:07 | More by MuenchenerKindl
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Backlash209

California

4/5  rDev 0%

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

California

4/5  rDev 0%

03-07-2014 04:12:56 | More by GeorgeH
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Trailmix242

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

11-15-2011 19:54:06 | More by Trailmix242
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Jalle

Sweden

4/5  rDev 0%

04-05-2014 09:03:57 | More by Jalle
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cyrushire

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

08-15-2013 05:46:14 | More by cyrushire
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

02-11-2013 23:18:04 | More by waddellc2
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Samp01

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle. Pours orange/amber. with a nice long lasting offwhite head. Aroma of floral hops and some citrus notes. Taste is bitter spicy floral hops. Palate is full body with good carbonation. Hops dominate with a slight maltiness at the end as it warms up. Overall a nicely balanced IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2010 20:15:20 | More by Samp01
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GoGators

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

01-16-2012 19:23:29 | More by GoGators
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2012 18:29:30 | More by bonbini26
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mkirkland80

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

04-27-2014 13:01:55 | More by mkirkland80
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev 0%

08-13-2012 03:11:08 | More by stampfler07
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Darkale

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A thick, foamy, large-bubbled head, on top of a slightly copperish, slightly cloudy beer.

Aroma is definitely hops. Bitter and flowery. No doubt that this is an IPA.

And the taste confirms it. Wow, so that's what hops taste like. Crisp, sharp, slightly sour, and without the expected malt accompaniment (as found in HopDevil, 60 and 90 minute Dogfish Head, Stone Ruination, etc.). I believe this beer is even hoppier than those so often touted as extraordinarily hoppy, because the hops are not escorted by malt; they burst into your mouth like cowboys into a dance hall, looking for your tastebuds and not feeling particularly subtle about their intentions.

You want to show someone a truly hoppy IPA? You could do far worse than this.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2003 19:21:38 | More by Darkale
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Gabbyaboutipa

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

05-28-2012 17:01:00 | More by Gabbyaboutipa
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Booner818

California

4/5  rDev 0%

05-17-2014 05:11:59 | More by Booner818
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mobrockman

Florida

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05-18-2013 02:18:28 | More by mobrockman
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

07-22-2013 01:26:27 | More by WhitmansNiece
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

11-10-2013 22:15:44 | More by Gmartin75
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Highstplz

Indiana

4/5  rDev 0%

10-20-2012 03:50:15 | More by Highstplz
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,482 ratings.