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El Hopadillo Negro - Karbach Brewing Co.

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El Hopadillo NegroEl Hopadillo Negro

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very good

23 Reviews
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Reviews: 23
Hads: 182
Avg: 3.84
pDev: 30.21%
Wants: 8
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: champ103 on 12-30-2011

Late one stormy night at the brewery the lights went off and things got interesting. Ask a brewer and they'll swear up and down it was El Hopadillo Negro himself. Like his kin, El Hopadillo Negro craves bitterness, but has a bit of a dark streak. Suddenly...noises in the malt room, thuds in the hop cooler. The next morning it was bubbling away. Dark as night and laden with American hops, this brew has the tropical fruit and citrus flavors of an IPA with a rich, malty body. Don't be afraid of the dark...
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Reviews: 23 | Hads: 182
El Hopadillo Negro from Karbach Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.