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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

2,484 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,484
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 98
Gots: 147 | 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: 2,484 | Reviews: 1,173 | Display Reviews Only:
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paul_db

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-18-2014 03:24:41 | More by paul_db
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WindUpBird

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-18-2014 01:11:47 | More by WindUpBird
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burnstar

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear copper with a big and very persistent head. Lots of lacing on the side of the glass. Smell is big citrusy grapefruit hops. Taste is mellow toasty carmel malt upfront. A little underlying malt sweetness throughout. Finishes with an herbal hop bitterness. Heavy creamy mouthfeel. This is a very rich tasting IPA. And by that I mean it has a fantastic maltiness behind the hops and even challenging the hops for center stage here. Also the heavy mouthfeel. Maybe the drinkability suffers a bit, but this is a great, and unique, IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 00:12:21 | More by burnstar
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

07-17-2014 19:18:40 | More by MattSharpless
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-17-2014 15:12:44 | More by AnthonyD12
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hophugger

Virginia

3.44/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

overall a good beer. This IPA seemed to have a little more sweetness than most but overall it seemed to balance out quite well. I like the way high IBUS but was pleased with this one also. Just a touch of creaminess added to the balance. Overall happy with this one. After reading other reviews, I was kind of mixed about trying, but once I did, I was glad I did...

Serving type: can

07-17-2014 02:39:41 | More by hophugger
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Brewman123

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-17-2014 00:46:40 | More by Brewman123
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SLewis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-16-2014 20:12:38 | More by SLewis
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isu68mbt

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-16-2014 01:56:19 | More by isu68mbt
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jshusc

South Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-15-2014 18:27:06 | More by jshusc
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2014 17:35:48 | More by intoxabroad
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core42

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-15-2014 15:21:10 | More by core42
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MIKESTARR01

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

07-14-2014 17:12:55 | More by MIKESTARR01
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

07-14-2014 15:01:06 | More by DrBier
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Jpohling


4/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2014 22:28:37 | More by Jpohling
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flagmantho

Washington

3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. I've had a ton of Hop Ottin' over the years; I can't imagine why it's taken me so long to review.

Appearance: orange-brown hue with a bit of a haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is two fingers of frothy ivory foam with a nice lace on the glass. I think it's pretty damn good-looking.

Smell: caramel malt with a very floral hop character. There's also a touch of citrus in there which is quite nice.

Taste: sweet, caramelly malt with a big, floral hop character. Bitterness is moderate and relatively balanced. If you like sweet IPAs, this one could be for you.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a big carbonation and an amazing creaminess for an IPA. Bam!

Overall: this is a very good IPA, although its flavor profile definitely favors the floral, soapy, caramelly end of the spectrum. Drinkable and refreshing, I do like to have a few of these on occasion.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 22:23:20 | More by flagmantho
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JDeming

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-13-2014 15:28:20 | More by JDeming
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-13-2014 13:42:30 | More by Sspeer1
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fannypakit

California

4/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2014 05:23:11 | More by fannypakit
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Kindbud

Georgia

5/5  rDev +25%

07-12-2014 20:46:02 | More by Kindbud
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oatsodas

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

07-12-2014 18:35:52 | More by oatsodas
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paleoplant

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

07-12-2014 00:19:00 | More by paleoplant
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yesno1011

Taiwan

4/5  rDev 0%

07-11-2014 16:56:09 | More by yesno1011
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

07-10-2014 21:24:45 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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NeMe

Italy

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-10-2014 20:42:18 | More by NeMe
Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,484 ratings.