Hop Ottin' IPA | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA
BA SCORE
79.4%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 3,170 ratings
Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Hop Ottin’ IPA is brewed and dry-hopped with copious amounts of Columbus and Cascade. This beer is a showcase of the bright citrusy aromas, bold grapefruit and pine-like flavors, and resiny bitterness that hop heads crave. With a brilliant, deep amber color and solid malt backbone, hints of citron, roses, and bergamot climax with a dry, herbal finish in this well-balanced interpretation of a West Coast IPA.

Added by stirgy on 04-23-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,682
Reviews:
1,235
Ratings:
3,170
Liked:
2,517
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
12.03%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
536
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,170 |  Reviews: 1,235
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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a semi-clear copper color. There's about two fingers worth of off-white colored head, though the texture is a bit rougher than I prefer. The retention is solid enough, though, and good amounts of lacing are left behind.

S: The hops here are mostly piny, with some lemony hints and no tropical fruits (or any other citrusy notes) anywhere. Meanwhile, its malt backbone is loaded with toffee and nuttiness. I kind of wish this was less malty and more fruity, but that's only personal preference.

T: There's a slight opening of nutty sweetness - then boom, the hops hit. Sadly, there isn't much hop flavor, rather it relies on grassy bitterness as a ballast toward the building caramel sweetness. There's something past the swallow suggesting leather, and after half the bottle, becomes too malty for me. But it's still pretty good at the end of the day.

M: Carbonation pokes through the body quite strongly, and helps to dry out the finish some. It's also quite crisp and relatively light (if somewhat sweet on the linger), so this one is pretty drinkable.

O: This kind of IPA - sweetish, bitter from the hops, no citrus - isn't my style, but this *is* well made considering that. I have trouble finding this one fresh, and it's a bit pricier than the standard IPA 6-packs; as a result, this one isn't on my 'must buy immediately' list.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

You know what my peeps? Something's are just good, like, solid. Like when my baby mama cooks me a grilled cheese with jalepeno's after a few too many Mirror Ponds... Yeah, Hop Ottin' is just that. Great hop to malt ratio, and just tasty and smooth.

Kinda like when said BM switched my cheese from nasty processed to Tillamook organic, yep!

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Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.4% out of 100 with 3,170 ratings
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