Otter Creek Winter Red Ale | Otter Creek Brewing

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Otter Creek Winter Red AleOtter Creek Winter Red Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
45 IBU

Added by PBoegel on 11-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
12.46%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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2.95/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On the bitter, and coppery; but overall hearty.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Arithmeticus
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured chilled in ale glass at home

A: dark red, cloudy, very thin head;
S: stale/metallic smell
T: Perhaps out of date, since I'm drinking this in May. Not very malty or sweet; prominent hop profile; baking soda and aged grapefruit, relatively intense; medium complexity; astringent
M: despite the small head, this has a nice buzz

Not a great beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Utica_Brew_Review
2.81/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Nice amber / copper color with decent head and moderate carbonation. Caramel and floral aroma. Very bitter without a deep complexity of flavor. Peppery spice notes. Mid-glass it almost seems a bit diluted. Drinkability is decent. Yeasty mouthfeel in the aftertaste. We feel this beer needs a bit of balancing. The elements it has alone aren't great in a beer, but coupled with a bit more sweetness and depth it could be very good. Finishes just a bit sweeter.

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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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Otter Creek Winter Red Ale from Otter Creek Brewing
3.53 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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