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DOA IPA Hop On Or Die - Los Muertos Brewing

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73
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123 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 20.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Los Muertos Brewing visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chinchill on 09-03-2013)
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Reviews by andrewjraab:
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev +22.2%

A - Pours a very clear orange / amber with a huge pillow of white head. Nice retention and stick.

S - Citrus, caramel malts, pine, bready, biscuity.

T - Nice clean hop burst up front balanced nicely by some big malt flavors, finishes dry with a touch of warming alcohol.

O - Really nice IPA from Mexico - worth a shot if you can get your hands on one.

11-05-2013 03:03:33 | More by andrewjraab
More User Reviews:
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Beaver13

Colorado

1.3/5  rDev -58.2%

12 oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a big creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet butterscotch malts and maybe a little grassy hop.

The flavor is sweet butterscotch with bitter metallic hops and maybe a little fruit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation and a bit watery.

Overall, a butterscotch metallic mess. The worst IPA I've ever had. I did finish it, so it wasn't so vile that I dumped it...I guess it has that going for it.

03-07-2014 04:22:44 | More by Beaver13
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

04-11-2014 10:04:58 | More by Cynic-ale
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rwilde

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

12-30-2013 15:21:19 | More by rwilde
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev +21.9%

12 oz bottle, undated, from World Market served in a lager glass.

Pours a deep amber color with a generous bone-colored head that leaves plenty of soapy lacing on the glass. Excellent retention. Appears to have high carbonation.

Aroma: citrusy hops are prominent, but a strong sweet malt base is there too. Above average appeal but, perhaps, below average complexity.

T: Contrary to my suspicions (based in part on their pale ale) this is sufficiently hoppy to be rightfully called an IPA. the finish and aftertaste, but bitterness and hops, with something of a hop hit mid-taste, but with an acceptably restrained, moderate bitterness in the aftertaste.

Feel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation; smooth.

Overall: a good IPA from Mexican; who would have guessed?

09-03-2013 23:30:58 | More by chinchill
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +28.6%

10-19-2013 23:55:44 | More by richkrull
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

10-27-2013 23:26:58 | More by BamfBacon
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

03-09-2014 01:55:49 | More by Sammy
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +28.6%

Cerveceria Mexicana "DOA IPA"
330 ml / 11.2 oz. brown glass bottle, "BEST BEFORE 021015AFL 08:49"
$1.99 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

First thoughts: So this is a Mexican beer... hecho in Mexico!... do they sell this there or is this just a contract brew that's then exported to the U.S.? Secondly, how did this label get approved? I thought that "India Pale Ale" had to be spelled out nowadays? Maybe I'm just thinking of Pennsylvania, and not Federal label rulings. Also, pretty cool label and packaging overall - I cannot deny that I was drawn in by the artwork, but at least the beer is good so I don't have to feel bad about getting suckered.

Moving forward, this is a very American-style IPA that's bright,hoppy, and bitter. It looks good, it smells good, and it tastes good - no faults there. It's floral, citrusy, leafy, resinous, subtly piney, and somewhat grassy and spicy. The malt is firm, and biscuity/toasty. It's got a solid bitterness that's around 60 IBU's or more, and it's nicely balanced. There are certainly better examples of the style, but this is enjoyable as well.

08-20-2014 16:19:51 | More by NeroFiddled
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Vanz

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

01-27-2014 23:54:32 | More by Vanz
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev +9.6%

Note: Looking at my packaging, and this beers website, it looks like there a 2 listings on here for the same beer. Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, hops, a touch of citrus. Taste is light, balanced, a mild bitterness, kind of toned down for the style. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall us a decent beer, but if you are looking for a hop bomb, this ain't it.

11-29-2013 17:21:14 | More by tone77
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

07-30-2014 21:36:42 | More by Segelstrom
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LakerLeith

California

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-10-2014 03:36:15 | More by LakerLeith
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

10-31-2013 14:22:03 | More by KevinGordon
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yurymetelski

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

07-13-2014 18:36:20 | More by yurymetelski
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mobrockman

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

05-04-2014 13:43:32 | More by mobrockman
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -3.5%

04-17-2014 02:49:18 | More by LJWalker
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crownrl28

Georgia

3/5  rDev -3.5%

03-03-2014 00:19:03 | More by crownrl28
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GRVrush2112


1.5/5  rDev -51.8%

07-24-2014 22:43:58 | More by GRVrush2112
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3/5  rDev -3.5%

Pours out a hazy golden color with plenty of carbonation floating up to the top. The head is about one finger thick, white and very fluffy surrounded by thick ring of lacing.
The aroma is light, citrusy and fruity but lacking the hop smell that I’ve come to expect from IPAs.
The taste is a bit different, good but very zesty at first then the bitterness kicks in, mild grapefruit zest fills the taste throughout your drinking experience. The aftertaste good, slightly bitter with a good hops presence and a mild alcohol taste.
Overall not a bad IPA.

03-12-2014 03:56:18 | More by vickersspitfire
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Beestin

Iowa

1/5  rDev -67.8%

05-03-2014 20:38:06 | More by Beestin
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

03-12-2014 20:33:35 | More by ArtZan
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

12-22-2013 18:00:42 | More by enelson
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DrunkenMonk

California

2/5  rDev -35.7%

03-06-2014 07:22:47 | More by DrunkenMonk
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czillmer

Texas

3/5  rDev -3.5%

10-27-2013 03:07:29 | More by czillmer
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DOA IPA Hop On Or Die from Los Muertos Brewing
73 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.