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El Guapo IPA - O'Connor Brewing Co.

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El Guapo IPAEl Guapo IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'Connor Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: gatorguy on 07-16-2011

70 IBU
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Photo of Csikic93
3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not my favorite beer from o Connor but still one to try. It's fruity on the nose and the taste is bitter.

Photo of ordybill
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HoppyBastard2
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shane7
2.96/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not impressed with it. Seemed like an average IPA. The bottle is cool though. Try for yourself and don't let my review discourage you

Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of d-Elvis
4.56/5  rDev +21%

Photo of rjs246
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Mengineer1991
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Color and aroma, wonderful. Coppery gold with fruity hops and agave on the end. The taste was decent, mostly malt with some grass and hops to bring up the rear. It did leave an .....interesting aftertaste, not bad but definitely interesting.Would buy again!

Photo of embass
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of RyanAU
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of cambabeer
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful beer. This one poured well, looked crisp and bright, nice white head and beautiful lacing. Smells nice too. Piney and earthy, somewhat dirty, a little hops mixed with grass and dried grains and some sweetness. The taste is simple in it's malt character with hops that are present but not huge. The agave can be tasted (at least I think that's agave...). Smooth, maybe slightly watery, but that might just be that I'm fishing for more hops. The aftertaste isn't the greatest, reminds me a lot of Anchor Steam in the finish... interesting. This isn't a cookie cutter IPA, so thank you! Would drink again.

Photo of VBWharfRat
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of hophugger
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

I have re-rated this beer now that I have had it in the bottle as opposed to on tap. Much better flavor, sweetness and hoppiness in the bottle. Nicely balanced, with just the right amount of sweet agave to bring a pleasing balance to this very nice IPA From VA !!!!

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of uvachief
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Solid IPA offering. Not overly bitter. Taste hops but it doesn't bite back. Smells of nuts and pine. However, the hops are a little flat or lazy. You get an initial whiff and taste but it fades right off the bat. Very drinkable and Smooth. Not a lot of bite back. Had a draft. Could drink several. Hides the ABV well. Solid but a little disappointing as it was previously hyped to me.

Photo of Unclejesse33
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of wollefdoogylloj
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of McWhirter
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of fishrunner
4.28/5  rDev +13.5%

Photo of BRYeleJR
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Sanchezrox23
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Gregaroo
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of rbail012
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of handipunk619
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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El Guapo IPA from O'Connor Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.