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Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA | Otter Creek Brewing

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Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPAOtter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Green Mountain landscape is dotted with breweries that have established Vermont as one of the premier beer destinations in the World. We pack a lot into our little state— abundant local foods, great music, natural beauty and amazing beer. Vermonters know the finest things in life are best enjoyed with good buds. Friends and brewers Sean Lawson and Mike Gerhart have teamed up to create a beer that features the best qualities of each brewery.

Added by Rheaume17 on 09-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#376
Reviews:
197
Ratings:
1,568
pDev:
8.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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273
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263
Trade:
4
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4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2016 batch bottle dated 09/21/2016.

Poured out a murky dark golden color with a large head and lots of lacing. Sediment in the bottle made it into the glass (by design) and made a very hazy beverage. Nose is pure West Coast. Piney, grapefruit, citrus, grapefruit peel, dank, catty and resinous. The taste is a perfect mirror of the nose but with a ton of bitterness. I thought this was going to be an East Coast style beer. It looks the part of an east coast DIPA except for the darkness but it is truly just a murky and hazy West coast bitter hop bomb. Not bad but I don't think it up to the hype. I'm looking for the East coast tropical notes primarily.

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Pours into a nonic a hazy burnt orange with some chunky's and floaties swirling,a thick lacy off white head atop.The only slight drawback to this beer is that the aromas are not as assertive to me as they should be,I get some sticky citric hops mainly.Sweet,citric,and sticky hops dominate the flavor profile with more sugary-like sweetness underneath to go along with caramel.It sounds sweeter than maybe what it is,it's hop goodness in that sticky not bitter form.A standout NE DIPA from two great brewer's,top notch.

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Pours burnt orange with a lot of sediment. Head is white that clings to the sides of the snifter. Aroma of peaches, apricot, orange peels and some Carmel. Taste is citrus, pine needles, bitter in the middle citrus to a deep earthy herbal tone finish. Very nice dipa. I feel it's better as it warms.

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Bottle from the beverage warehouse for around $5.

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Otter Creek Brewing / Lawson's Double Dose IPA from Otter Creek Brewing
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 1,568 ratings
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