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Hop Ottin' IPA - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA

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2,713 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,713
Reviews: 1,181
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.25%
Wants: 109
Gots: 229 | FT: 0
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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Photo of MaltyGoodness
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle

Pours a medium orange amber with a creamy eggshell head that thins. Decent lacing on the glass.

Very citrusy and almost sweet hop aroma. Very disctinct grapefruit aroma.

Taste is all hops. Lots of citrusy resinous hops with a very pronounced grapefruit characteristic. Has a nice bitter bite - quite a few IBUs in this sucker.

Plenty of carbonation, full body with a slick texture.

Nice drinking IPA, a very solid brew. This one seems to get overlooked a bit, but is certainly in the mix with the best IPAs from the west coast.

MaltyGoodness, Feb 17, 2006
Photo of wingnutter
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid 4's across the board.

Nice golden amber color aith a finger head that disappears while I let it breathe for a minute.

Piney Floral aroma hits me like a brick. This is gonna be a hoppy beer.

VERY hoppy and bitter taste. Citrusy kick as well. This beer is all about the hops. Not much malt, but just enough to keep it from getting out of control. The hops are quickly beating up my tastebuds, and thats a good thing!

Pretty tasty and thirst quenching. At 7%, go easy though. It would be way too easy to pound a few of these back without even trying. Excellent drinkability. A nice IPA from Anderson Valley.

wingnutter, Feb 02, 2006
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4/5  rDev 0%

jonaspb, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at Redbone's

A slightly hazy fresh-pressed cider color with a tight off-white beeswax-tinted head.

Yummy citrus scent.

This is all about the hops, very brassy, full of grapefruit and orange with pine resin and grass in the finish. Creamy sparkly mouthfeel. Long long sticky resin even after you think it's finished.

Yeah, it's good.

gentlebubbles, Apr 08, 2005
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4/5  rDev 0%

slowdaddy, Aug 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

KatyC, Jun 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

jakea, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of TheDeuce
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA...on tap at Hop Devil Grill.

Appearance-orange gold with a decent dense head, lots of carbonation, big bubbled as well.

Smell-citrus hop, spicy malt, alcohol, pine and grassy scent.

Taste/Mouthfeel-hmmm, a medium level of pine hoppiness up front, biscuit malt flavor as well, heavy flavors but balances well.

Drinkability-I could see this as an ok slow drinking IPA.

Overall-a good IPA, not a standout but it does everything better than ok. I would drink this definitely.

TheDeuce, Aug 14, 2009
Photo of WAbeerfiend
4/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 06.01.14.

A: 2 finger white head. See through amber body.

S: Burnt sugar, brown sugar, and grapefruit.

T: Brown sugar, spices, and sweet malt dominate. Pine is subtle.

M: Creamy and chewy.

O: This was more like an amber with a bittersweet back end. I don't care much for malt forward IPAs, but this one was good.

Rating: B-

WAbeerfiend, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So my friend goes out to San Diego and I give him a want list. Iy has Deschutes Abyss, Speedway Stout, Lost Abbey, Pliny and tons of other shiite and he comes back with this!?!?!

Never heard of it so I'll give her a whirl.

Very standard fare, nice head lacing, all of the normal good IPA characteristics.

Actually, this has a great flavor. Not too hoppy and a nice citrus/orange aftertaste. This is not too bad at all. Good mouthfeel, it's got it all. I would order one of these on a summer day to refresh and cool off. Good job guys!

sendsilk, Apr 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev 0%

shuggy, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev 0%

daverdave, Feb 09, 2012
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oatsodas, Jul 12, 2014
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Cvescalante, Mar 11, 2013
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scottbrew4u, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

curlybird, Oct 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

azurepancake, Apr 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

AnitaBrewski, Apr 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

jpaulsen, Aug 06, 2013
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AleVana, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of gimmehead
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours reddish copper with a big off-white frothy cap of a head. Smells of floral and citric hops mixed with banana and fruity esters and a sort of biscuity malt aroma. The first flavor sensation is bitter piney hops mingling with some grapefruit and a nice spicy quality. Very hop forward with just enough malty sweetness to attempt a semblance of balance. Medium to full body, some carbonation tickle. Seems to be your run of the mill IPA. I am a true hophead but this leaves me a little wanting in the complexity department. Style points for all those hops.

gimmehead, Aug 06, 2005
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4/5  rDev 0%

Thehopluver, Jun 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

dbrauneis, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Narthax, Jul 23, 2014
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,713 ratings.