Brewed by Otter
Style: English Strong Ale
Honiton, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Bottled, filtered, Occasional;
The purest spring water drawn from the River Otter is used to brew this traditional 19th Century-style IPA with a bit of a twist. Handcrafted with English floor malts and our very own yeast, we have added five of the US Pacific Northwest’s most citrus-flavored, aromatic whole cone hops to create a new, complex, highly drinkable beer.

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argo0 (14128) - Washington DC, USA - APR 6, 2008
(50cl bottle, thanks Peregrinari) Lightly hazed amber body with minimal off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, lime, light caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some caramel, orange, light dusky, lime. Light-medium body, light resin.

hopdog (13606) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2008
Bottle. Poured a medium to deeper amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of tiasted caramel, fruity, and citrus. Tastes of caramel, fruitiness, and citrus. Body on the thinner side.

bu11zeye (13289) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2008
(16.9oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours an amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of floral, caramel, and oven toasted biscuits. Flavor of well water with strong iron, caramel malt, and floral hops.

Pinball (12739) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2011
shared by papsoe. cloudy brown, small white head. quite hoppy aroma, fruity bitterness (hoppy fruity) flavor is quite hoppy, also earthy, grapefruit, malty balance. very hoppy ipa considerig its from england.

jcwattsrugger (12606) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
16.9oz bottle-pours a thin white head and amber color. Aroma is pine hops, sweet medium malt. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, herbal/earthy/slight pine hops-slightly bitter. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for picking this out.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Date: 04/06/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brewfest, Classic City

Appearance: clear amber, wispy dirty white head,
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma with earthy hops,
Overall: sweet caramel malt aroma, light earthy hops, light twang, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3fourths (9405) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2008
500ml bottle shared by Tom. Clear yellow/amber colored body. Sharp honey pine nose. Dry, crisp, oily, properly bitter, a bit too syrupy and sweet, but clean and sharp, which is nice. Some tea leaves and thyme (and even some celery/vegetal/fuel thing) tasted in the finish takes a bit away from what otherwise is a decent beer that I could enjoy drinking great quantities of.

radagast83 (8827) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Bottle brought from Georgia by a friend. Pours a deep dark orange color with a frothy, white head. Aroma is citrus, floral, and almost sweet malt. Flavor is rich, hop bitterness, with a lasting finish. Great beer.

JaBier (8561) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2008
Sample at the Hopsnobbery Collective tasting on 12/10/08: Pours a cloudy amber with a minimal head. Dank aroma of tart fruit and hops. More malt than hop in the flavor and is also pretty tart. Not great.

PorterPounder (8500) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Savannah, Ga. - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 500 ml bottle. Pours dark orangeish, copper color with a sticky, slightly off-white medium thick head that leaves a decent bit of lacing. Minty aroma with some raw cake mix thrown in there. Delectable bitterness with some faint citrus notes, some cookie dough and a bit of spearmint. Mouthfeel is of the appropriate thickness and carbonation for the style. Very enjoyable.

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