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DOA IPA - Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V.

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DOA IPADOA IPA

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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BucannonXC5 on 08-07-2013)
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

10-14-2013 19:39:10 | More by Beermazter310
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +25.4%

07-20-2014 22:40:43 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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jopezu

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

02-12-2014 01:39:10 | More by jopezu
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

12-26-2013 21:06:24 | More by kaelingirl
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mishtif

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

01-24-2014 21:28:36 | More by mishtif
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Phigg1102

New York

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-06-2014 05:40:29 | More by Phigg1102
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-05-2014 22:16:28 | More by staticmaneuver
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a burnished amber colour, decent foam but sinks quickly. Nice lace. Looks quite nice.

Smells a bit old, lacking hops. Malty but a bit muted. Touch of caramel, corn and brown sugar. Not bad but a bit lacking.

Taste is better; definitely more bitterness. Malty upfront - biscuity with caramel toffee and slight toastiness. Then a touch of citrus rind and bitterness is good. Bit of oxidation on the back, but decently tasty and retains remnants of a very decent IPA.

Decent body; not too much hop pull. Yeah, smooth.

Drinks ok. Full flavour could have been amazing. Just a bit weathered.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 05:32:18 | More by laituegonflable
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass picked up for 8.99 for a six pack at Peabodys in Boone.

A: Transparent orange-amber witha white one finger head. Decent retention and lacing

S: Grassy and citrus scents dominate.

T: Takes a different direction from the nose with lots of biscuit flavors. Fair amount of bitterness as well.

M: More carbonation then I would have liked. A little bit watery. Pleasant lingering bitterness, hides the alcohol well.

O: Not a bad IPA I would say pick it up if you can find it, if not for the novelty factor.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 04:54:23 | More by watermelon
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Brenden

Ohio

3.54/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This IPA is a slightly hazed amber. The off-white head is an unusual combination of fluffy and dense. It reaches a solid finger of height. Moderate retention leads to the eventuality of a strong island that leaves a ring of lace at the top of the glass and thick spotting below.
The aromas show a sort of C-hops profile, while malts add caramel sweetness and biscuit without overcoming the hops.
In the flavore it's somewhat stemmier and pithier with a chalky, slightly aspirin-like dryness along with honey-drizzled biscuit and caramel. Sweetness is set aside in the middle, where a hint of herbal leaf, dried grapefruit peel, and a ghost of mint come out.
The feel gives a solid mix of crisp and smooth with a drier middle to finish, while the end thins out very slightly.
Don't be fooled; even big breweries can make decent stuff whether craft beer hipsters like it or not. True, it rarely overwhelms, but this, at least, is solid.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 17:18:34 | More by Brenden
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

DOA IPA has a thin, off-white head, a hazy, orange-gold, bubbly appearance, and some good lacing left behind, which is displayed in sheets more than rings. Aroma is subdued, but one does get a little bit of sweet bread. Taste is strongly piney bitter, but the bitterness is not harsh or unpleasant. Other flavors are grapefruit, white bread, and sugar. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and DOA IPA finishes puckering, dry, tart, bitter, and surprisingly drinkable. Although nothing in this really differentiates it from other West Coast style IPAs it is good and worth checking out.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 13:23:52 | More by RonaldTheriot
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bernat1971

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

07-06-2014 05:23:08 | More by bernat1971
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

02-13-2014 23:42:13 | More by Boone757
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trevordglenn

California

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-17-2014 07:05:42 | More by trevordglenn
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

07-15-2014 05:19:38 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

3.41/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

D.O.A IPA Hop On or Die is a pretty terrible name for any beer unless it's been brewed exclusively for a Sons of Anarchy fanclub. Still, it looks pretty good. It has an orange colour that looks like the center of a tangerine and turns a blistered amber into the light. Its head is modest but very sturdy. This "day of the dead beer" seems very much alive to me...

In fact, the only thing 'dead on arrival' here appears to be the hoppiness; this aroma has the pleasant scent of fresh-baked bread but hardly a trace of lupulin. The nose, like the taste, is overwhelmingly biscuity and contains only a very mild amount of herbal, leafy pungency. It's fine, but underwhelming for an IPA.

In all honesty I rather like the ultra-biscuity, bready flavour of the malts but it seems better suited to tea time than happy hour. What I would like more of is those pithy and earthy notes to come out of the background; were they a little more pronounced and I might taste grapefruit or pine but as is it's just lightly honeyed cereal grain all the way.

Subdued hops means subdued bitterness. This beer isn't entirely sweet but it has very little to counterbalance the malts apart from a faint ganja-like must that arises now and again. This kind of constitution will suit commercial drinkers or craft initiates but leaves much to be desired for those accustomed to the green stuff.

Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V. was dead to me the minute they released an Ed Hardy beer but after trying this timid excuse for an American-style IPA, now I really couldn't care less if this brewery lives or dies. The artwork on the outside of the bottle is great, the beer inside it not so much - don't be duped. Spend your dineros on a real Mexican craft brewery.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 03:06:43 | More by biegaman
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sprucetip

Alaska

3.4/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy, chunk and orange/golden, with a modest white head.

Orange peel, malty sweetness without the caramel, alcohol and not much else.

Surprisingly sharp piny bitterness from the beginning right through the finish, some malty sweetness that almost balances, and some piny hop flavor.

Thin side of medium body, low to adequate carbonation, bitter finish.

Not bad. Not great either, but not bad. Considering it is from Mexico, it is surprisingly good.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 20:50:43 | More by sprucetip
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RDW

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-06-2014 05:33:22 | More by RDW
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-13-2014 00:05:49 | More by Shafaegalo
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Steven1024

California

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-20-2014 19:04:10 | More by Steven1024
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JohnBender

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-27-2014 23:31:58 | More by JohnBender
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adam42381

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-10-2013 21:28:30 | More by adam42381
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-14-2014 05:56:14 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-20-2013 12:14:03 | More by DrunkinYogi
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-22-2014 22:32:19 | More by RochefortChris
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DOA IPA from Cervecera Mexicana S.A. De C.V.
75 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.