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Slab Cabin IPA - Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Slab Cabin IPASlab Cabin IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

116 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 09-27-2008)
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-03-2013 02:33:14 | More by Blaze5445
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Doogflaggat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-30-2013 00:42:03 | More by Doogflaggat
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-28-2013 22:59:19 | More by lccrunchy
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-18-2013 15:07:08 | More by jagada
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-11-2013 22:41:54 | More by twenty5
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-15-2013 18:23:17 | More by Damian74Shensky
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. Pours dark amber with thin, foamy, white head and some carbonation. Aroma is of bready malt, citrusy hops, caramel and ripe fruit. Body is full, chewy and tangy. Citrusy hops, caramel malt and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Finish is long, grapefruity. Nice, tasty, balanced IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 13:15:47 | More by mikeg67
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Another of my recent acquisitions while visiting the Knickerbocker Hotel in Altoona.

My pour resulted in just better than a finger of dense, creamy, tawny foam that slowly fell, leaving great lacing in its wake. Color was a deep-copper with NE-quality clarity. Nose smelled deeply of grapefruit. I hope that I never grow tired of that smell! Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was not equal to its smell. Instead, it had a prevalent biscuit malt flavor on the tongue that seemed to overwhelm the hops. That is not to say that it was not hoppy, just not as intense as on the nose. Finish continued to be fairly malty, more like an EIPA than an AIPA. It was not bad, per se, but not great for the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 01:26:40 | More by woodychandler
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-20-2013 19:38:25 | More by InspectorBob
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Analog_kid

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-15-2013 02:55:40 | More by Analog_kid
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-09-2013 02:14:29 | More by pcsnyder
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought a 22-oz bottle in Wegmans in Williamsport. I considered cheap at $4.49 per 22. Didn't see any bottled on date or freshness stamp on the bottle. Pours a clear dark copper with okay head and good carbonation. Smells malty sweet with a kiss of hops. Maybe some crystal 40 malt in the nose. Tastes mostly malty with hops in the background. Hops are there, they just don't quite take the forefront like today's IPAs. Hops seem like American citrus variety but meld pretty well with the sweet malt aroma & flavor. Feels a little medium to heavy bodied. Finishes a tad too sweet. Not a bad beer, just isn't one of my favs in today's wonderful lineup of flavorful & hoppy IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 02:37:56 | More by jwhancher
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - caramel amber with a thin, off white head that has decent retention

S - citrus, dark bread

T - dark bready malts, citrus, some banana, faint sweetness, some pine, decent bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, very crisp

This is a decent IPA, but it's not one that will separate itself from the crowd. I would have preferred a slightly different malt character, but what is here isn't bad. The hops are present, but I wish they were a bit more intense. Overall, this is a nice IPA that is refreshing and easy to drink, but it will disappoint the more intense hop heads.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2013 00:44:06 | More by tdm168
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jwat

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-01-2013 05:48:02 | More by jwat
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-citrus, pine, malt, hints of floral and herbal

T-nice juicy citrus with some pine and a nice slightly sweet malt backbone, slight herbal notes, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a solid IPA with a nice balance of flavors

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 00:25:12 | More by MDDMD
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billmayo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-24-2013 14:37:29 | More by billmayo
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

12-25-2012 18:09:45 | More by ejimhof
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-08-2012 22:32:28 | More by bacher468
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micahmye

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-22-2012 00:08:19 | More by micahmye
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eargle

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-20-2012 20:12:47 | More by eargle
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

11-08-2012 22:06:31 | More by wertschy
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leweascoba

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-20-2012 01:05:45 | More by leweascoba
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-26-2012 02:28:36 | More by lupercmda
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saucy626

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-24-2012 20:07:27 | More by saucy626
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jenray

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

09-19-2012 00:29:14 | More by jenray
Slab Cabin IPA from Otto's Pub and Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.