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Fresh Hop Ale - Otto's Pub and Brewery

Fresh Hop Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 6.96%


Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 09-30-2012)
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eargle

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-20-2012 20:12:16 | More by eargle
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

05-09-2013 02:12:40 | More by pcsnyder
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-22-2012 03:37:54 | More by TheMultiYeast
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – Served a golden colored brew with a tiny white head. The head faded fast to leave very light level of lacing.

Smell - The aroma was a mix of a biscuit and bready aroma with some lighter notes of an earthy and hay-like aroma.

Taste - The taste begins with flavors of a lighter caramel sweetness and a biscuit base. As the taste moves on the sweetness fades some as flavors of an earthy nature come to the tongue. More toward the end of the taste, the earthy flavors grow even stronger and are joined by a light herbal flavor which in the end, leave a dry bitter flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the light to average side with a carbonation level that was rather average. It makes for an easy to drink brew, but lacks some complexity which may have been better to accentuate the bitter flavors.

Overall – An OK beer. It tasted and drank very much like a standard APA but lacked some of the finer flavor transitions and subtle flavors of a great APA.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2012 00:23:54 | More by Darkmagus82
Fresh Hop Ale from Otto's Pub and Brewery
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