Mt. Nittany Pale Ale | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Mt. Nittany Pale AleMt. Nittany Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
ottospubandbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ski271 on 03-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
112
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 112 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of MKrauss
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Budlum
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wer34truh
3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This has a fairly rad taste, but the divide between the good taste and the awful mouthfeel is beyond the biggest I've seen. Five minutes after pouring it, it feels completely flat. This taste's like an excellent beer that's been opened 12 hours earlier.

I feel a little bit uneasy about submitting this as the mouthfeel was so 100% bad that I suspect that it might be a tap-issue. If that's the case, I apologize to Otto's Pub as this would probably be an excellent beer. I'll undoubtedly try it again if I see it to make sure.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a small glass: color is copper, head is light tan with some lacing.

Smell is light citrus, then toasted malt, then grassy hops.

Taste is muted with a moderate toast backbone with moderate grassy hops.

Mouthfeel is a bit sharp on the tongue with an odd carbonation/metallic combo presence.

Overall, an easy drinking pale ale with some flavor components that are off putting to me.

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Photo of Dodo2step
3.42/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- light copper color with a half finger head that is fluffy and straight lacing around the inside of the pint glass.

S- pine, citrus and nutty

F- taste mimics nose.

M- piney and hoppy but not much. fairly smooth and easy to put back. a nice relaxing beer on a hot day.

O- decent beer. otto's has some ok beer but i have had much better and haven't been pleased with a lot of their stuff but this is good.

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Photo of Beerasaurus
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacMalt
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into pint glass. It pours a dark straw color with a one-finger, ecru-colored head and lacing that didn't dissipate throughout the pour. It smells of pine needles, nuts, citrus, and a whiff of caramel. The taste follows the nose with a lot of lemon peel and pine up front and a subtle sweet caramel at the finish. This ale is medium-bodied, moderately carbonated, and with a low ABV of 4.7% it is very easy to drink.

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Photo of sposter4
3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of evostudios12
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhillyNole
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssmilkstout
3.08/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hopflyer
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

on tap

copper color with thick foamy 2 finger head
nose and taste leans more towards rich caramel and nut. some smooth bitterness with some pine but not biting or acidic . Body and feel is a bit on the heavier side of medium with lower than average carb. Decent representation of the APA but hop character falls a bit short for my tastes.

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Photo of Bdel34
3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Genx
3.18/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gatordaddy
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.39/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcove979
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slasich
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I am not a big APA drinker. I bought this as a change of pace. It was a nicely hopped full bodied ale that would satisfy most beer drinkers!

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of demonspeed
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of ryanmcd
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Stihlsaw
3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Mt. Nittany Pale Ale from Otto's Pub and Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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