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Otto Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
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312 Ratings
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 16.76%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerLover99 on 10-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Opened 1/2/15. Poured into Piraat Belgian tulip.
A: Opaque, murky brown with floating sediment. Essentially looks like a stereotypical dubbel.
S: Belgian dubbel, candied sugar initially hits. Followed immediately by smoked bacon. Such an interesting combination of classic dubbel and rauchbier noses. Awesome.
T: Both the smoke/meaty and the sweetness somewhat diminished on the palate. Dominated by the succulent bacon, brown sugar follows. A dubbel like raison taste finishes. Little to no presence of Belgian yeast.
M: medium minus. Light carbonation. Succulent, light booze.
O: loved it. Love rauchbiers and the sweetness of this one added something new.

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Bottle 9/27/11 drank 3/17/14.

Pours a deep ruby brown with creamy head and lacing. Looks like a dark lager.

Strong, not overpowering, aroma of smokiness(who would a thought!?). Sweet maltiness, light smoked fruit woods.

Almost no residual sweetness compared to the relatively sweet aroma. The smoke masks most of the Belgian cues but works extremely well. I'm immediately reminded of Smoked Gouda. That slightly smokey creaminess, earthy flavors.

Overall well done but not the best.

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Otto Ale from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.