Hop Ottin' IPA | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,159 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
Ratings:
3,159
Reviews:
1,233
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
12.03%
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
536
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of harryhood41
4.42/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Dark amber color, two finger foam white head. Great lacing. It felt as if it stayed on the glass for ages

S - The aroma of hops almost knocked me back. Great smelling beer. Very hoppy smell with a hint of malt towards the end. I got a lot of pine smell out of it with a little bit of citrus. Very piney smell overall.

T- Excellent taste, bitter and quite sweet. Signs of malt but again, the presence of pine was overwhelming. Fantastic finish as well.

M - A little bubbly and medium body I would say. Not extremely heavy.

O - Wonderful beer. Honestly, I was blown away. This is one of the best IPA's I have had the pleasure of trying. Will definitely get this beer again.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of andys_war_hall
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Holy pine forest batman!

A: The color was a dark amber with a nice foamy finger size head. Some retention, with nice lacing.

S: Excellent hop smell as soon as I popped the top. Once poured into a tulip glass the hop smell faded slightly and the malt presence became more pronounced.

T: As mentioned above, wow, what a blast of pine up front. Very resinous, and piney on the palate at first and then recedes into a nice malt backbone. A great mingling of bitter and sweet.

M: Bubbly on the mouthfeel, with a resin coating as it makes it way down.

O: Very nice IPA. Again, what hit me the most was how piney this IPA is. The malt at the end finishes it off perfectly. I would certainly buy this again.

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Photo of mooseo
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into tulip.

A - Bright amber with a huge rocky white head. Lots of sticky lacing.

S - Floral and grassy hops dominate with a little citrus and pine. Hints of caramel malt and grapefruit.

T - Juicy citrus and grapefruit combine with waves of grassy and piney hops. The hops lend a sharp mild bitterness that is balanced by a bready caramel malt backbone. Finishes earthy and grainy with a lingering breadiness.

M - Smooth, creamy, a bit sticky. Medium bodied, crisp and refreshing. Mild carbonation, dry finish.

O - A delicious, balanced IPA. Great hop presence throughout, with a strong malt backbone. This could easily become a go-to IPA for me. Alcohol is masked very well.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of jb413
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a beautiful copper/caramel/orange with light orange on the edges. Nice inch and a half of rocky light tan head that shrinks moderately to a nice thin topper. Lace piles on down the tumbler.

S - Hop first nose smacks of floral goodness. Some caramel toasty malt as well but it's all about the hops on this one.

T - Nice juicy hops with various floral and herbal notes. Piney and resiny in the background. Malt underlies nicely with bread and caramel/toffee accents . Slightly bitter on the finish with a clean dry hop finish.

MF - Somewhere past medium bodied, nice carbonation, good finish.

A solid malt backbone with a great hop profile. Essentially a dry-hopped amber that does everything right.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 3,159 ratings.
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