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Hopadillo IPA - Karbach Brewing Co.

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Hopadillo IPAHopadillo IPA

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439 Ratings
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Ratings: 439
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 17
Gots: 76 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 09-09-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

msturek, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.13/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Karbach Hopadillo IPA has a very thick, creamy, cream-colored head, a cloudy, golden-orange appearance, with some streaming bubbles and heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of slightly piney, oily hops and sweet white bread. The flavor is of sugary, white bread, fairly bitter, piney, and faintly citrusy hops, and a touch of bread crust. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Karbach Hopadillo IPA finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and quite drinkable. The bitterness seems to be considerably lower than a 70 IBU. Overall, I score this at the lower end of excellent.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

jngrizzaffi, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of SHODriver
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: poured into a pint glass to a hazed deep orange with a small off white head that fades to a small mat
S: smells of caramel malt sweetness, citrus and pine
T: tastes of pine, citrus rind, slightly minty, herbal and a bit resinous with a bit of caramel sweetness. swallow is some clean citrus and pine with a bit of residual caramel sweetness
M: medium in the mouth with soft and slightly prickly carbonation and a juicy finish
O: fortunately cans are like mini kegs so this one held up well. plenty of hop bitterness and hop flavor with some good hop complexity and the malt struggles to find a balance. It's a very well done beer but in my opinion they need to improve the clarity of their beers as this one was particulate instead of a chill haze

SHODriver, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

hobbitz, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

bluetrevian, May 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

dachp, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Texas_Speed, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Bearman13, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

BKotch, May 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

BGsWo22, May 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

canders0927, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

drh1382, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

dcloeren, May 21, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Canned April 23, 2013.

Pours out a burnt orange with a dissipating white head. Excessive (for my tastes) yeast suspends in the glass. Smells of citrus oil, sugary dough, and mild alcohol. Upfront hop flavor of grapefruit and orange is initially pleasing, but is followed by a heavy sweetness and leads into an excellent bitter finish. Finishes sticky and dry with bitterness lingering on the tongue. Mouthfeel is slick with medium carbonation.

This is an IPA on the maltier/sweeter side, but with a nice hop profile and accessible packaging it is a solid beer. Not amazing, but a good local product.

jwff, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

HopLuva, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

HouvilleSwamp, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

InspectorBob, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Brokentalontsi, May 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

drinkAK, May 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

JReites, May 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

st9647v3, May 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +34.4%

klmcmachen, May 06, 2013
Hopadillo IPA from Karbach Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.