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Cucapá Chupacabras Pale Ale - Cucapá Brewing Company

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Cucapá Chupacabras Pale AleCucapá Chupacabras Pale Ale

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185 Ratings
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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 16.81%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cucapá Brewing Company visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-24-2008)
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Ratings: 185 | Reviews: 131 | Display Reviews Only:
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Kirian

Mexico

3/5  rDev -13%

06-28-2013 02:29:47 | More by Kirian
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Hegon

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-26-2013 22:18:06 | More by Hegon
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-15-2013 05:47:56 | More by SocalKicks
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EOC

Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

06-12-2013 21:41:21 | More by EOC
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.26/5  rDev -5.5%

Explodes out of bottle with two mugs (never seen this before) of light tan head that fades slowly to a thin layer leaving some lace. Hazy amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Hoppy nose and flavor is hops and caramel. Lingering hoppy aftertaste. 12oz bottle from Gift Specialists Oceanside, California.

06-06-2013 22:42:28 | More by jdhilt
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-27-2013 19:50:23 | More by Kmat10
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tastyville

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-14-2013 03:37:17 | More by tastyville
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keeganfrank

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev +1.7%

Yellow-orange ale with a thick, foamy lather of head that takes ages to dissipate. Aromas of sweet citrus and bread and flavors of lemon, berries and sweet bread. Despite the deep colors and thick head, it has a light and crisp body. I've never been impressed by a beer from Mexico before; this was a pleasant surprise.

04-29-2013 18:44:37 | More by keeganfrank
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GermanAlcazar

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-19-2013 08:24:01 | More by GermanAlcazar
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-05-2013 03:52:00 | More by Kunstman
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

03-09-2013 13:45:57 | More by ejimhof
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

02-11-2013 21:35:31 | More by jaimenavarrog
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

11-16-2012 00:28:32 | More by t0rin0
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closisinthehouse

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

10-12-2012 00:49:21 | More by closisinthehouse
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eugeniogp

Mexico

1/5  rDev -71%

10-10-2012 14:41:33 | More by eugeniogp
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maddog4never


3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-04-2012 00:42:42 | More by maddog4never
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Suigintou92


3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-29-2012 03:43:19 | More by Suigintou92
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

08-06-2012 01:45:56 | More by schopenhauerale
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DGR


4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-02-2012 05:01:34 | More by DGR
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CookstLiquor

British Columbia (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +15.4%

Poured from a 650ml bottle. Since this is a West Coast (Baja) Mexican beer, it's not surprising that it's actually a lot like a West Coast style pale ale. Pours a rich coppery colour, not unlike an amber. The nose is alive with bright hop aromas—pine, citrus, tropical fruits. For just a 5.8% ABV pale ale it has quite a lot of body. It has a nice creaminess to it as well, and the finish is bracingly bitter.

06-25-2012 21:46:34 | More by CookstLiquor
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13%

05-25-2012 19:11:09 | More by standardcherry
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Mora2000

Texas

3/5  rDev -13%

Picked up during a trip to Baton Rouge.

The beer pours a golden-orange color with a white head. The aroma is fairly sweet and has a lot of sugar, toffee and biscuit malt notes. The flavor is fairly similar, with some biscuit and toffee malt. The beer is very dry and there is not much, if any, hop flavor. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

05-15-2012 02:45:19 | More by Mora2000
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Domochevsky


4/5  rDev +15.9%

05-09-2012 10:59:12 | More by Domochevsky
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev +9.6%

650ml bottle - the first bomber, I believe, for Mexican craft beer in these environs. And the Chupacabras only resonates to me as an X-Files reference (at least it's not a Simpsons' one, though if I checked, it probably could be....)

This beer pours a clear, bright medium copper hue, with two fingers of fuzzily foamy off-white head, which settles apace, leaving an undulating frosted shoreline of lace around the glass.

It smells of biscuity grain, a bit of caramel, and fruity, floral hops. Very familiar, somehow. Anyways, the taste is fruity, grainy, bready malt, and did I say fruity? I did? Okay, so this fruit is kind of peppery too, keeping things on a more even keel, some noble hop bitterness adding to the more or less fruitful (!) leveling effort.

The carbonation is pleasantly peppy, the body an aspiring medium weight, and agreeably smooth. It finishes just off-dry, the fruity malt gaining more black pepper in furthering its outshining of the relatively mild hop showing.

A decent pale ale, the American-level (for the style) booze hard to discern, if at all. Nice balance and integration of the main players, with a decent spiciness. Keep 'em comin', mis amigos...

03-25-2012 00:34:31 | More by biboergosum
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javiernano

California

4/5  rDev +15.9%

03-06-2012 08:19:14 | More by javiernano
Cucapá Chupacabras Pale Ale from Cucapá Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.