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Otter Hoppy Otter (Cask)

Brewed by Otter
Style: Bitter
Honiton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask, Special;
This new beer has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. It is mid brown in colour, with the wide range of malts used delivering a clean flavour, with hints of smoke and coffee, while the hops used impart a fruity, woody taste and pine-like, fruit aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1500) - ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2015
Cask at the Village Inn in Sandhurst. Easy drinking light bitter. Fair, but nothing more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8766) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2012
Nice nose, nicely crafted with a good clean tasting texture that feels good in the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2012
Cask, Spoons in Macc. Rarely a style I go for and this didnít move me either. However, it is one of the better ones Iíve had recently. Darkish gold with creamy off white head. Aroma some malts and a touch of fruit and hops. Flavour has a hint of vanilla to it with a slightly dry finish with a bit of bitterness thrown in. Drunk a few of these, wasnít much choice like but wasnít unhappy with my afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 04/04/2011 Malt and hop aromas. Creamy head. Amber coloured hoppy and fruity with some citrus flavour. A hint of dryness in a very bitter malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (2139) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2011
[Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading] Light amber with a moderate off white head and a light, fluffy texture. Clean crisp bitterness with some pine and a little fruitiness decent session bitter, if a bit on the thin and watery side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2011
Cask Conditioned handpump Red Well Wellingborough. An amber coloured beer with a whitish head and lace. A grassy beer. Fairly bitte. Pilsner like hoppy notes to me. A touch of berry in the nose and a pretty rich body fr its ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2011
The Felix Holt, Nuneaton. Misted amber with a fine white top speckling the glass. Vague pine and hop greenery aroma. Wet air grassy, hint of marzipan. Cream and dry roasted afters. Alright, but leaning into GK territory. Didnít finish a third.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7958) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2011
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol 5/04/2011. Amber with a slight, off-white head. Aroma of sweetish malts, with some berry fruit and touch of leafy hop. Flavour of cereal malts with a dryish finish. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (4381) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2011
Hand pulled at Wetherspoons (under the Central Library), Birmingham. Looks OK, smells alright I suppose. Flavours: some choc threshed with leaf, hops and rainwater. Sweet bitter finish. Not exciting, but reasonable for abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (6067) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2011
Cask at the Prince Arthur (JDW), Fleet. Golden amber with a thin cream head; woody hop aroma; crisp hop flavour with some sweet malts giving body; strong leafy English hops to finish. In a word - hoppy.

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