Otto Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by BeerLover99 on 10-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
316
Reviews:
138
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
16.62%
 
 
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7
Gots:
27
For Trade:
1
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3.96/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle 9/27/11 drank 3/17/14.

Pours a deep ruby brown with creamy head and lacing. Looks like a dark lager.

Strong, not overpowering, aroma of smokiness(who would a thought!?). Sweet maltiness, light smoked fruit woods.

Almost no residual sweetness compared to the relatively sweet aroma. The smoke masks most of the Belgian cues but works extremely well. I'm immediately reminded of Smoked Gouda. That slightly smokey creaminess, earthy flavors.

Overall well done but not the best.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Corked and caged bottled on 9/28/11 and drunk on 12/6/13.

Pours with a slight head and a clouded ruby color. Even after 2 years, it still smells like a firepit, in a wonderful kind of way.

Time has done this beer a great deal of good, and it is nowhere near as one-dimensional as it was when I first had it. The taste is quite malty, with a touch of peated scotch. It ends dry.

Overall a nice example of the style.

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Otto Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.67 out of 5 based on 316 ratings.
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