Wolaver's India Pale Ale | Otter Creek Brewing

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Wolaver's India Pale AleWolaver's India Pale Ale
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Wolaver's India Pale AleWolaver's India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This robust India Pale Ale follows British tradition by using bountiful amounts of fresh hop cones to produce a crisp clean character; blending Magnum, Crystal and Hallertauer hops with generous amounts of Munich and Carmel malt.

Added by stirgy on 09-07-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This pours a clear strawberry blonde tinged with orange. The head is pretty nice nd thick falling to leave a complex lacing down the glass. The nose is very noticeable on this one. More like a light fruity hop bouquet of flowers. The maltiness to the nose is very strong and fruity. The Flavor on this is a heavily contrasting and complex one on the palate. My first impression was What is going on, Then the hops come along and straighten you out. There is such a distinct contrast here between the sweet fruity malt and the extraordinarily bitter hops that leaves you with a pleasantly distinct beer. But sadly this is not a great beer.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A light copper in color with a thin off white head that is lacing nicly down the glass

S picking up bread smell from the malt and some hop citrus and pine

T Not a great ipa by any means but better than others. I get a slight pine finish but it almost taste more like a Pabst's than an IPA.

M nice carbination but has the feel of a macro beer than a craft brewed IPA

O Average nothing to write home about but nothing to run out and buy either It's OK

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Wolaver's India Pale Ale from Otter Creek Brewing
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 600 ratings
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