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Wolaver's India Pale Ale | Otter Creek Brewing

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Wolaver's India Pale AleWolaver's India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.55/5
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600 Ratings
Wolaver's India Pale AleWolaver's India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing
Vermont, United States
ottercreekbrewing.com

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.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
285
Ratings:
600
pDev:
13.24%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
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Notes: Born on 5/21/14 (consumed 07/22/14). Poured into a nonic pint

A: Cloudy apricot colored beer that sports a 2 finger white head. the head is pillowy and comprised mostly of smaller bubbles. The bottle has a very clear shoulder label with the bottled date.

S: Sweet smelling, with hints of apple and caramel. There are malty smells. Not getting any floral or strong hop scents.

T: A hint of bitter but well balanced with a sweetness from the malts. There is a mild caramel characteristic along with some pine needles.

M: Really nice mouthfeel. Smooth and coating feeling. No strong bitter or dry after taste.

O: This is a great East Coast Style IPA. I would put the ABV estimate at 6.2% or lower. There is a slight alcohol presense - but nothing distracting. The sweetness balanced with the mild bitter is really nice. The body is fantastic along with the mouthfeel. This is a really enjoyable IPA. I would definitely drink more or share them. This is a beer that an early IPA padawan might like - as they develope their palate. It is a good intro to the style - without being a hop bomb.

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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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