Otter Creek Vermont Lager
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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A classic European style lager. We take the time to brew this beer as a true lager should be brewed. And it’s well worth the wait! You can enjoy the drinkability of this light-gold, refreshing beer with friends at the pub or at home after a long day. OG: 1048

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Dorwart (2363) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Thin head which disappeared when I turned around. Minimal carbonation. Light sweet malty corn aroma. Not very good . Light roastyness. Color is a light dirty brown. Nasty roasty and bitter flavor. Blech. I am really starting to not like Otter Creak brews. Finish is dry and bitter with some harsh roastyness. Don’t waster your time.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2006
Pale amber color, mostly like most other lagers out there. A little spicy, which was not what I expected. Eh, just okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tommy8768 (120) - Litlle Compton, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Very pale amber color with not much head. More malty than most lagers, does have a strange tea like taste as previously mentioned. Most Otter Creek products seem to have this taste. Better than macro swill but still just average.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUN 24, 2006
Bottled. Pours a pale amber with a diminishing white head. Liohtly floral/spicy nose. Light to medium body, light carbonation and a somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Taste is sligthtly sweet fruit and bread, with a quick spice and grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
bdjames29 (273) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2006
I swear this beer had a weird tea flavor and smell - very strange in a bad way. Not a rebuy for me - but who am I. cereal, golden, clear, sparkling, frothy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, thin feel, lively,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
HighlanderOne (989) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2006
Poured from bottle. Fresh malt smell. Looks like your average lager. OK, but kinda light on the flavor, good hop/malt blend, extremely drinkable. Finished OK. Nothing fantastic here, but a decent drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2863) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 31, 2006
Another lager. Drinkable but I wouldn’t pick this over others out there. More malty than hoppy but the flavor isn’t that strong. By the end of the bottle, I couldn’t taste it that well. Of course, that’s better than the American junk macros that have no flavor even in the first sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Pours a light amber color. Aromas of roast malts, hops. Flavor is head and shoulders above most lagers. Nice hop and malt flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 23, 2006
Bottle: Dull golden, hazy, minor white sudsy head, sparce lacing, very light carbonation.   Sour nose, slightly lactic and grainy.   Immediate sourness on the tongue, mash tun & graininess as well.   There is a sligth sweetness too.   Body and mouthfeel are average, at best.   Finishes with a bit of overcooked vegetable.   Not bad, but nothing spectacular.   Wished Otter Creek could put out brews more to the caliber of their Stove Pipe Porter.   Thanks danem for sharing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerdedone (2584) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2006
UPDATED: APR 24, 2006 Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus Pours golden with decent head that quickly diminishes, good malt aroma, decent flavor a little metallic aftertaste, not a heavy body, drinkable.

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