Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine and select auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Amarillo Armadillo - John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

Not Rated.
Amarillo Armadillo
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 3
Avg: 3.75
pDev: 4.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 3
Photo of albern
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had a single hop: Amarillo at John Harvards. I can't be sure that we are talking about the same beer as the Armadillo, but it was pretty hopped up beer. It poured a slightly cloudy, orange amber color with good lacing. The nose had lots of leafy hops and florals and was particularly sweet. There is a mouth puckering sourishness and hop presence in the finish. The hops are not particularly oily or estery, but they are slightly souring, leafy and herbal. There is a strong bittering aftertaste to this beer. Not a bad beer

 526 characters

Photo of RedChrome
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer came to the table as a nice deep almost murky amber color. Not much head, but read my other John Harvard reviews to see my theory. No carbonation can be seen in the beer. Lacing was excellent throughout.

The nose had a nice malted aroma. There was an underscored hint of fresh ground sea salt.

There was a slight alcohol flavor that dominated the first sip. The second sip was a combination of the alcohol flavor and a bitter hops taste. No notes of any flavors other then the alcohol and hops.

The feel of this beer was it's finest quality. It had a nice heavy solid feel in my mouth that was balanced perfectly with a ton of carbonation bouncing through it.

Overall a nice dark IPA. I would recommend this as a nice beer to enjoy with a steak. It would be a great meal drink, but may not stand on it's own for a night of drinking due to the flavor of alcohol.

 885 characters

Amarillo Armadillo from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.