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Spruce Creek Lager | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by CharlesDarwin on 07-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,658
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
28
pDev:
16.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
4
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3.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ajm5108
3.21/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Very light yellow straw color, normal head and carbonation. Aroma and taste are about what you would expect, just some light golden malt and lager yeast. Run of the mill but fine.

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3.34/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Darkmagus82
2.68/5  rDev -20%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from growler into pint glass.

Appearance - A pale straw color with a billowing white head that dissipated quickly.

Smell - Not a whole lot of aroma, maybe a bit of malt and a little bit of caramel, but not much

Taste - the taste matches the smell quite well. Not much about it. At the front a little bit of sweet caramel malt. Beyond that not a whole lot of detectable flavors present.

Mouthfeel - For the lightness of the beer I felt it had a relatively nice body in terms of turbidity. The level of carbonation was just right.

Overall - The beer could use a bit more robustness. Not the best of the brewpubs brews. It would however possibly be a good brew on a hot day after doing some good work outside. Its lightness would be fitting there.

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5/5  rDev +49.3%

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3.06/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pint at Otto's new facility (the old Quaker Steak building). Beautifully re-done, by the way.

A: The pale lager is just that, a pale fizzy yellow color. Clear, accentuating the beads of carbonation, there is no room for error. A half a finger of white head came with the pour and was quick to dissapate.

S: The nose is non-descript. I kept looking for more than the light grains but couldn't find anything. The light body doesn't give much up.

T: As with the nose, this beer prefers the subtle route. Well-carbonated, light grains and ever-so-mild hops are fleeting. I hate to say 'boring' but this beer fits that mold (it does serve a purpose in a college town though).

M: The mouthfeel is inoffensive, bland with very little in the way of hops and malts.

O: A step above fizzy, this beer strikes me as an Otto's gateway beer.

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Spruce Creek Lager from Otto's Pub and Brewery
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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