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El Guapo IPA - O'Connor Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | 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:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: gatorguy on 07-16-2011)
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Photo of cambabeer
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
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.

cambabeer, Yesterday at 04:02 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

VBWharfRat, Thursday at 02:34 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

hophugger, Thursday at 12:56 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

AndrewMichael, Oct 25, 2014
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.

uvachief, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Unclejesse33, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

wollefdoogylloj, Oct 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

McWhirter, Oct 08, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +13.5%

fishrunner, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

BRYeleJR, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Gregaroo, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

drdiesel9483, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

rbail012, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

handipunk619, Aug 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Tylara85, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

dillon-tid, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

cjgiant, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

John_Beeryman, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Cloaked_Phantom, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Jake_Dusic, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Rita_Welder, Jul 02, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Extra in a trade with themeadhatter. Thanks man!

Pours a copper orange, with a one inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like toasted malts, sweet grain, and piney hops.

The taste is similar. I don't know how fresh this is, but the hops don't shine as brightly as I would've thought. Some pine and resin, lots of toasted malt flavor, a little bit of caramel, with some slight citrus. Don't really taste the agave nectar, but it is a bit sweet, so that might be part of it.

Medium bodied, crisp, but moderately creamy mouthfeel near the end. Low carbonation.

Not too bad, but doesn't exactly seem like a brown ale, almost like a hoppy brown.

GreesyFizeek, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Frank_TX
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Frank_TX, Jun 25, 2014
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El Guapo IPA from O'Connor Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.