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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NX520 (8) - - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1670) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Advocate_Ames (570) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
troupos40 (67) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2013
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip, pours hazy orange with light white head. Citrus and Grapefruit aromas, and some resin hops. slightly bitter on the tongue. overall a nice IPA, not anything new, but a solid collaboration.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2013
(tap - Pizzeria Paradiso) orange/amber with small white head. Aroma of tropical fruits. Flavor was tropical fruits. OK malt backbone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (735) - Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2013
On tap at Paradiso. Clear orange, thin white head . Lots of citrus and hoppiness... Fantastic flavor, delicious!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2013
12 oz bottle. Hazy orange brown with a sparse white head. Nose is mango, toffee and super funky cat, armpit. Medium body with a soft tang. Taste is grapefruit, grass, scallion and musk. Crazy feral hopping. Reminds me of Tired Hands IPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (5043) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Tap at Max’s. Pours hazy amber with creamy white head. Aroma is bread and cereal malts, light lemon and other citrus, some floral notes, and some spice. Flavor is dry malt forward quickly followed by grassy and spicy hop bitterness, some citrus esters, and faint toffee; smooth, dry finish with some lingering bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Tap at Max’s. Pours hazy orange with a medium, bubbly and frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine, and herbal hops, apple and pear esters, mango and papaya, biscuit and honey malt. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, light malt, fruity esters, and a dry finish. Medium to full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steasy66 (1116) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Light amber small tan head. Big and bitter full of flavor. Great beer. /:-) v:-)

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