Hopadillo IPA - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
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560 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 560
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 165 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: champ103 on 09-09-2011

A "Texas-style IPA" at ~70 IBU and brewed with a combination of American, English and German hops (German Magnum, Chinook, Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe, East Kent Goldings). Dry-hopped too.
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Ratings: 560 | Reviews: 75
Photo of dbnarley
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent IPA not too bitter but not great. Good brew.

Photo of HipCzech
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving: 12 oz can (stamped "crafted on 060815...") poured into an IPA glass.

Appearance: Deep, dark amber with a good, frothy head of odd white foam and rings of lace.

Smell: Roadty grains, resin, earthy hops.

Taste: Malty caramel base, resin, earth, lemony citrus, mint, sharp herbal bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Moderate body and carbonation, smooth feel.

Overall: Drinkable, flavorful IPA; plenty of hoppy bite and complexity.

Photo of jeffedwards
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good price beer with hoppy taste right up front not too heavy. Great for hot Texas days!

Photo of Sabre311
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A very good go to ipa.

Photo of Gregaroo
3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass at Sam's Boat in Houston over a few pounds of crawfish. While a great IPA from right here in Houston, three cans weren't enough to cool off the crawfish spice. Great IPA from a can.

Photo of LeonardFournette
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Everything Karbach is good and well worth the money.

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.71/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Full of flavor on malt and hop fronts and comes across clean

Photo of breakingbland
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap. Poured a cloudy golden. As for the taste, hops rule the day: pine and citrus with grapefruit coming in late. A nice refreshing beer. (Had it at IAH in the middle of a long trip home.)

Photo of MoCityTxBeast
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can't go wrong with this 1, a dependable IPA and I'm not saying that because I'm from H-town.

Photo of shroyer5
4.8/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of my top go to

Photo of Andyyyyyy
4.75/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look is a murky, golden, Amber. Smell has an earthy, piney note to it. Taste is hoppy with a slight bitterness. Slight citrus note to it. Feel is smooth with a slight syrupyness to it. Overall, a great ipa!

Photo of Joe_Howard
4.34/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this at the brewery the other day. Kind of between and amber and copper color with a respectable off white head. Has a good medley of hop aromas with a bit of citrus, pine, and earthiness. The taste is where this brew stands out to me. Unlike a lot of IPAs out there there is still a fair bit of malt flavor to it, while still having that hop punch that dominates for the most part. Definitely a solid IPA from an up and coming brewery.

Photo of thegerm87
2.51/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Don't feel like writing a full review.

Photo of MikeyLegend
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass. Poured a nice copper brown with nice head that left solid lacing on the glass as you sipped. The hop smell isn't overbearing for 70 IBUs. Nice pine smell with a citrus taste upon drinking. Nice local beer I'll be grabbing again.

Photo of OregonDuckinTexas
2.33/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Yukk. Considering the hop IBU Hopadillo has a surprisingly "yeasty" taste. You know, sort of salty and a bit grainy. Essentially free of complexity and not a hint of the classic citrus note. It's a shame, because these guys made a great Octoberfest this year. Definitely not a West Coast IPA.

Photo of NoseOverTail
4.31/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good IPA. Similar IBU I feel compared to Karbach's Rodeo Clown which is one of my favorites. Excellent citrus taste, recommend to anyone that loves IPA's. Enjoy!

Photo of Pukstopper
3.39/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from tap into a 16oz glass at the Clarion Hotel in Houston.
Nice lacing and a nice head that fades to a thin layer. Nice hops but has some bitterness I can't quite figure out. Overall a nice APA and considering the selection I had to chose from this was a winner

Photo of JavieX
4.56/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just how I like it!

Photo of rjs246
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I drink far too much of this stuff when I'm in Houston. Very drinkable and sufficiently tasty.

Photo of Kaiyotee
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: Amber, clear, medium head
Smell: Sweet citrusy orange
Taste: Orange zest
Feel: Crisp

Photo of Gavage
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours an orange color with a 2" head that lasts a while. Mild lace develops.

Smell: orange and floral hops are easily detectable.

Taste: caramel, orange, and a floral hop bitterness is moderate. Very straight forward IPA.

Mouthfeel: very crisp to start, less crisp at the finish. Nicely refreshing.

Overall: an easy drinking IPA that hits the spot.

Photo of Drbarriga
4.73/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Almost perfect beer, prime prime

Photo of DavidHume
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a shaker fake pint glass.

L: A rich gold, with some bits of suspended yeast scattered throughout it.

S: Grapefruit and orange, faint hints of tropical fruit.

T: Piney bitterness, grapefruit pith, finishing with a light orange sweetness

F: Surprisingly thick and creamy, nice carbonation.

O: A tasty, drinkable IPA. Nothing special, but it sure beats the draft Bud Light that was the alternative.

Photo of Jhvr87
4.49/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Surprisingly creamy for such a hoppy beer

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear dark orange body and a off white head.

Orange, grapefruit, floral hop aroma.

Nice hit of bitterness giving way to the hop flavors and ending with bready malt.

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Hopadillo IPA from Karbach Brewing Co.
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