Otter Creek Vermont Lager | Otter Creek Brewing

Otter Creek Vermont LagerOtter Creek Vermont Lager
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Otter Creek Vermont LagerOtter Creek Vermont Lager

Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UnionMade on 06-26-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 188 |  Reviews: 94
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

pretty much your classic german pilsener lager type here. bright golden color with a soapy white head and vibrant bubbles. it smells strongly of german malts, light but dusty in that way I can never quite seem to describe. lager yeast is high doses, still mellow though. the taste is a little sweet for the style, with a hearty bready backbone. what I like about this beer is also what I dislike about it. it is a little heavy as lagers go, one I probably don't want more than a few of, and the sweetness lingers. I like that because it sets this one apart from the crowd a bit, but I don't like it because its deviating a tad too far away from what makes the german pils a great beer. it doesn't quite find that line of being the best of both worlds, but its appropriate for an Adirondack fall evening around the grill with its bigger body.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Chill-hazed yellow-straw with 2 fingers of white head and decent retention. Low carbonation.

Bread, lemon grass and sourdough.

Light bready malts with hints of sourdough. Notes of lemongrass and earthy florals. Has a light bitterness and a twinge of copper.

Medium-light bodied, crisp, clean and dry.

Very simple but equally refreshing.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

clear bright yellow color with 2 fingers of sticky bright white head. Biscuity nose, with lots of hops. Herbal and spicy hops. A super bitter pilsener. Light wispy graininess followed by lots of herbal and spicy hops. Light to medium bodied with super bright crispness. Big bitterness lingers. Really nice actually. ton of flavor, good drinkability, and lots of clean bitterness. No rough astringency or harsh flavors, smooth yet bold. I like it.

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Otter Creek Vermont Lager from Otter Creek Brewing
Beer rating: 50% out of 100 with 188 ratings
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