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Otter Amber

Brewed by Otter
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Honiton, England


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask, Occasional;
A new beer to come out of Otter’s holt (first available nationally at JDW), this is truly amber in colour, with a careful selection of traditionally malted barley and hops delivering a balanced, fruity, citrus flavour and soft, hoppy aftertaste. Hops used: Northern Brewer, Styrian Goldings, Willamette

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (489) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Cask @ Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber/yellow, very clear. Faint scent of honey with a bit of orange and biscuit. Taste is sweet with a bitter finish, simple but clean and wonderfully refreshing. More than the sum of its parts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gary (1287) - (originally London), ROCHESTER, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
cask @ The Ship . Herne Bay . Amber beer , pretty drinkable but pretty mundane ass brew .. I had a pint of Coors Light to wash this of my palate . Basically lots of malt and dusty yeasty .slight grainy ceral texture. kinda floral . Whatver dawg

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7517) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2013
draught at the Black Horse Sidmouth. Amber colour, mid-sized head. Malty with hints of caramel, shy hoppy touch. Very nice and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (1411) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
Cask@the quay inn, minehead. Golden amber beer with a medium head and good lacing. Aroma of cereal grain. Taste is cereal grains, grapefruit and malts. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1312) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2013
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in June 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin tight creamy white head. Crisp sharp aroma of green apples. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt base gives a digestive biscuit base with tart gooseberry fruit in evidence. Dry hop resins give a floral bite to the robust earthy aftertaste. Finish is slightly malty with dry vinous oak cask notes with hints of marmalade in there. Reminded me of Inveralmond Ossian? A decent Amber Ale and well recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (1445) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Cask at the Falcon (JDW),High Wycombe. Golden-amber with a moderate white head. Tastes of orange with a little grapefruit, good bright fresh flavours. Well balanced and tasty, Otter do seem to know what they’re doing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (2121) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; hazy orange pour with creamy white head, some feint hop in the aroma, bitter grapefruit hop in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (2427) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 20, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - hazy golden, minimal head, malty citrus aroma, very fragile lacing, orange, sweet, well balanced, refreshing, very easy to drink

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (2924) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Light cloudy ale with a mild and pleasant fruit aroma, although is lacking somewhat in this taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1223) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2012

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