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RATINGS: 1977   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Hop-Heads, your dreams have come true! Hop Ottin' is Boontling for "hardworking hops," and they're surely hard at work in this brew. Hop Ottin' starts with a strong floral aroma, which winds into a deep and complex body. In an intriguing balance, honey-drenched malts coat rich hop undertones. At length, the hops prevail, with a satisfyingly crisp finish. Hop Ottin' bites like a cankicky bluetail (Hop Ottin' bites like a rattlesnake looking for a fight.)


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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mikeyj80 (22) - USA - FEB 5, 2003
Gah, this must have been a bad batch, or been poorly cared for, was WAY to carbonated, had floaties. I could not finish a full bottle... yuck. Would try again if someone else bought it, or if I were closer to Cali...


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1834) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 28, 2014
Keg at Zly Casy with Ben & Pete. Pours Orange with a White head. Massive hoppy aroma. Nice balance of malty caramel and citrus hops. Leads to a dramatic bitter finish. Very nice indeed.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
phikus (59) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2014
An underated favorite of mine. A classic IPA in the finest. Pine cedar citrus perfumey honey biscuit aroma leads into earthy classic west coast hopped caramel flavor that finishes dry with crisp balanced hoppiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (416) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
Ruby brown red colour, very clear with a beautiful white head and gentle bubbling. Smell is strong honey sweetness with some caramel, toffee apples, raisins and dark fruit, touch of salty breadiness, smells like a christmas cake. Taste is bitter watery and very refreshing. Bit of a heavy alcoholic sweetness balanced against hoppy bitterness. Peels, resin.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MikeNowick1986 (15) - - OCT 25, 2014
Mildly disappointed. This beer has that skunky taste,that instantly gives you a headache...actually VERY DISAPPOINTED!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (268) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Tasted from bottle. Pours a hazy orange Amber with white head. Good lacing. Aroma is heavy on the malt side. Lots of caramel and biscuits. Some floral notes. Taste is pretty balanced. Earthy and floral hop flavors with a moderate malt sweetness of caramel, toffee, brown sugar. Don't really get any fruity or citrus notes. Above average ipa but not exceptional. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewGoblin (400) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
Jinkeys! One of the best damn IPAs I have had. To kick things off, it looks heavenly; essentially, this what I feel the style SHOULD look like. A very handsome and clean ruddy copper with only the slightest haze. A massive frothing whitecap crowns this gentleman. Herbal, floral and citrus hops, some juniper, light spiciness, honey and caramel treat both nose and tongue to a delightful sensory experience. Bittersweet perfection, neither hop nor malt takes the crown, instead an agreement to rise above the heap takes place resulting in a win for all involved. A mid-soft carbonated body with a light slickness make this a dream IPA for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5985) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"very aromatic, with a strong flavor, and bitter bite to boot, but the flavor is a slight miss for me. not that i canít enjoy this beer, but iím a fan of a different hop blend before iíll say itís one of the better ipas. "

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (102) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Orange-golden color with nice medium head. Not as fruity as other IPAs, some floral notes and pines. The toasty malt body is very present. Good bitter finish. Not sure if this is exactly my type of IPA, but I like it more and more with every sip.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Deliaconi (1) - S„o Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 17, 2014 does not count
Maravilhosa essa Anderson, sabor, aparÍncia lķpulo demais......Perfeita para o meu gosto

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BaroneBirra (252) - Gorizia, ITALY - OCT 16, 2014
Hazy copper, soft white head. Citric hops aroma. Tastes quite complex: initial fruity hops, followed by toasted malts and dry strong bitterness. Alcoholic liquor aftetaste. Thin carbonation, low body.


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