Hop Ottin' IPA | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA
3,176 Ratings
Hop Ottin' IPAHop Ottin' IPA

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can - $1.79 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a clear, amber-hued body with a two finger-high head of near white foam.

Smell: Fresh citrus zest, notably strong resinous pine, with some lesser floral tones. Some pale, caramel malts showing beyond the hop aromas.

Taste: Bready pale malts sweetened up with a handful of crushed sugar cookies. Floral hops, but also fairly, firmly resinous, with some tangerine oil included. Medium bitterness throughout. Leisurely bitter, resinous finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A solid, basic American IPA.

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4.65/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bottle into a pint glass

WOW! An unexpected sight. Thick creamy head & lacing that stayed in the glass long after the brew was consumed. Burnt orange colour was very appealing.

Smell is delicious sweet grapefruity hops.

Malty upfront with a spicy pine aftertaste. WOW! (again). The balance is tremendous with the bready sweet malt & grapefruit bite.

Overall LOVE this brew.

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

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Pours a deep shade of orange with some brownish hues. Great clarity. Big, white, creamy head sits atop the glass forever. Lacing clings all over the glass in rings and spots.

S: Wildflowers and floral scents abound. Strong wave of pine resin too. Lots of tropical fruits: mango, tangerine, lime, lemon rind, and grapefruit pith. Honeyed malt scent underneath. Some biscuit too. Great.

T: Biting pine resin bitterness comes in a wave on the attack, but subsides just enough to let the rest of the beer shine. Lots of mango and zesty lemon. Leafy and herbal/earthy hops. Iced tea comes to mind. Slight toffee malt impression. Golden raisin. A touch bready/biscuity. Cannabis and pine resin again, along with bread crust in the drying finish.

M: Solidly medium bodied. Full, substantial, and somewhat chewy. Slight, prickling carbonation about the tongue. Great smoothness.

O: This is a very unique IPA that gets a lot of things right. It seems to show a little English influence with a solid malt texture in the mouth and some sweeter, toffee like malt character. The hops are very American though, and they bring a lot of complexity with just the right amount of bitterness. Well done.

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

On tap at National.

Appearance- Pours a light amber with a finger width of foamy bubbly head. Nice lacing left on pint glass.

Smell- Piney hops, citrus, grapefruit, caramalts.

Taste- Moderate piney hops upfront followed by the citrus, grapefruit and caramalts. A nice moderate bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- An enjoyable American IPA. Everything in this brew was spot on but for me I would have liked more bitterness in the taste (this is my own preference). This is a great beer to see where you stand with the style. Definitely worth a try.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

A - Pours a hazy amber with a two finger khaki head. Head retention is pretty good, and there is a good amount of lace that sticks around...

S - Sweet malts and citrus fruits. Scent is fairly docile...

T - Caramel malts up front with some tangerines and grapefruit in the mix. Finishes on grapefruit note with some lingering malt. Abv is well hidden. Pretty well balanced...

M - Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O - Nothing above and beyond, but still a well balanced, solid IPA. Will be revisiting in the future...


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Hop Ottin' IPA from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 3,176 ratings
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