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Otto Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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298 Ratings
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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerLover99 on 10-12-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 298 | Reviews: 136 | Display Reviews Only:
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-25-2013 03:10:43 | More by Jame515
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-10-2013 01:11:06 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-10-2013 03:41:10 | More by kmos27
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-05-2013 15:19:50 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Ohio

2/5  rDev -44.3%

07-16-2013 02:32:38 | More by schnell
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-14-2013 17:04:34 | More by MarvinSnyder
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-07-2013 23:51:10 | More by WOLFGANG
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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-22-2013 23:29:09 | More by ADTaber
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-17-2013 08:44:29 | More by jaxon53
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-07-2013 16:07:23 | More by DeutschesBier
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VaTechPhilly

New York

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

04-29-2013 00:51:06 | More by VaTechPhilly
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

04-17-2013 18:02:17 | More by Jason1337
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-24-2013 03:32:12 | More by IdrinkGas
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very drinkable smoked beer, with complexity. I think having for 1.5 years helped (note on bottle said 5 year shelf life). Smokey grey colour to it. Moderate smoke aroma. Smooth mouthfeel.Nutty, nicely crafted. Lasting small head on reddish hued body.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 17:22:15 | More by Sammy
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Duvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-09-2013 16:42:01 | More by Duvel
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-05-2013 12:44:36 | More by t0rin0
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Twig2848

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-28-2013 01:42:04 | More by Twig2848
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a murky deep amber in color with some mahogany highlights and moderate amounts of gentle carbonation. The beer has a two finger tall foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a pebbled thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of smoked malts and smoked peat as well as some light notes of roasted malts.

T: Upfront there are some just shy of moderate flavors of smoked peat and smoked malts over some lighter notes of roasted malts and just a touch of spices from the yeast. There are light amounts of lingering iodine flavors rather than bitterness in the finish (my wife describes them as band-aid like).

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Overall the alcohol is pretty well hidden in this beer but if you don't enjoy smokey flavors then I would recommend avoiding this one - aromas and flavors of smoked peat have intensified since this beer was initially released and I had it fresh.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 23:40:07 | More by dbrauneis
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Pencible

Virginia

4.23/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This poured a clear mahogany with some quickly dissipating tan head.
S: It smelled like smoky peat and roasted barley, with some coffee and ham.
T: It tasted like smoky peat and earthy toffee, with some roasted coffee and a little ham and Belgian yeast. It had a clean and complex aftertaste that was smoky, bittersweet, and a bit sour.
M: It was thick with lots of carbonation. Nice big body.
D: This was a nice smoke beer with good scent and taste, and an amazing finish. The body was great, and the alcohol was well hidden, so it was easy to drink. The subtle complexity really grew on me, and made this a top quality beer. Not sure how it was fresh, but it was wonderful after a year.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 22:06:43 | More by Pencible
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-19-2013 21:13:51 | More by Phillyz
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-02-2013 21:04:52 | More by oriolesfan4
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dan027

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

01-28-2013 20:22:16 | More by dan027
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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California

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-05-2013 06:12:24 | More by sendbeer
Otto Ale from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.