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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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In the Green Mountains, the landscape is dotted with breweries that have established Vermont as one of the premier beer destinations in the world. We pack a lot into our little state--abundant local foods, great music, natural beauty, and amazing beer. Vermonter’s know the finest things in life are best enjoyed with good buds. Friends and brewers Shawn Lawson and Mike Gerhart have teamed up to create a beer that features the best qualities of each brewery. Lawson, the bold adventurous brewer of Lawson’s Finest Liquids has earned a reputation for top-notch IPAs and award-winning maple beers. Fans flock to central Vermont in search of Lawson’s small-batch bottled creations and to enjoy his draught beer to select handful of your bars at a select handful of beer bars and restaurants. Gerhart is a rising-star of the Green Mountain beer scene. With a polished background at some of the most prestigious breweries in United States, his hard work and commitment to excellence can be tasted every batch of Otter Creek beer. Otter Creek and Lawson’s Finest have gone to the great lengths to deliver the highest quality beer includes water from each brewery, locally sourced specialty malt, and a dose of freshly harvested Vermont hops. This collaboration creation combines the talents of the two brewers into the uniquely delicious Double Dose IPA--brewed in the spirit of friendship, fun and really great beer. Cheers!


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bozizle (12) - USA - DEC 12, 2013
One of the best IPA beers I have had in years. Great hop profile and taste with no notable alcohol for 8.5%

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerathon (1111) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Big, juicy, chewy IPA that will satisfy your hop craving. Ranks right up there with the best of its style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10641) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle @ Bobby’s house. Orange pour with a white head. Big pine, orange, and grapefruit aromas. A bit of sweet malt/bread in the background. Flavor is intensely bitter. A bit too sharp/harsh for me. Lots of pine, grass, orange, and grapefruit. Just a touch of caramel and bread sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (638) - Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Orange-amber pour with fluffy white head. Huge aroma with pine, mango, grass. Nice grainy and piney taste. Fruity and floral hops. Long lasting taste. Juicy mouthfeel, low carbonation, little bitterness. Great stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (1989) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Aroma: Citrusy, Pimey, Mildly GraiyAppearance: Jazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head, Decent LacingTaste: Piney, Mild Grapefriit Rind, Mild OrangesMouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Dryong, Mildly Bitter

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8281) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
355mL. Pours hazy golden, thick head and lacing. Nose is dank tropical hops, candied ginger, candied papaya. Taste is thicker jackfruit, some sugar, rich body with tropical hop balance. Juicy and fresh. Very good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (5596) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle. Same visuals as their rye IPA, a murky orange-amber, thin but sticky head. Two OCBC beers in a row that have delivered ultra-sexy aromas, full of floral draw. The beer drinks with a definite viscosity, with a bit of alcohol burn working its way thru the big-time citric acidity. Full bodied, well balanced. (#5343, 11/24/2013)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NX520 (7) - - NOV 22, 2013 does not count
Cloudy orange is color, with a major pine aroma with slight notes of citrus. Bitter finish, solid overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1657) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a thin, dense, lasting, white head and some minor lacing. Nose of tangerine, grapefruit, grass, pine, grain. Medium body, nice hop flavor, mild bitterness. This bottle was probably 2 months old but still tasted pretty fresh. Nice IPA

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Advocate_Ames (421) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Pours bright copper, cloudy, and leaves a thick and sticky head. The aroma is of sweet carmel malts, spicy and grapefruit citrus hops. In the flavor I picked up on sweet malts, medium bitterness, and a mango citrus blend. This beverage balances well and has a minor dry finish. Overall a nice double IPA worth drinking.


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