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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale - Carlow Brewing Company

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O'Hara's Irish Pale AleO'Hara's Irish Pale Ale

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81
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83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlow Brewing Company visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Contemporary style IPA with an Irish twist. Combining the balance of European IPAs with the generous dry hopping of American pale ales (APAs), this beer is everything an IPA should be and more.

Zesty and refreshingly bitter, the finish is long. With a copper tone body topped with a lightly carbonated head, the dry hopping brings an intense aroma and lasting array of fruit and floral notes.

(Beer added by: StJamesGate on 03-21-2010)
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Reviews by patrickfromnj:
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patrickfromnj

Ireland

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-27-2014 06:51:41 | More by patrickfromnj
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oberon

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured into a standard pint glass a dull light golden color with sticky 1/2 finger bone white head that took quite awhile to settle.Aromas are lightly floral with a smattering of citric hops,the lightly toasted grainy element is bigger though.Light and faintly citric on the palate,again the toasted cereal grains seem to be the biggest flavor note.It's not bad but it's a very light tasting lighter hopped pale ale,would be good for outdoor grilling wich Iam anxiously awaiting.

02-12-2013 20:34:19 | More by oberon
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StevieDarrier

Ireland

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-13-2013 21:42:07 | More by StevieDarrier
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innominat

Ireland

4/5  rDev +13%

09-18-2012 16:36:13 | More by innominat
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fionn13

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-03-2012 23:45:05 | More by fionn13
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GregaR


3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-17-2014 21:17:03 | More by GregaR
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falconxman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-19-2012 17:12:26 | More by falconxman
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-25-2013 19:55:23 | More by gtermi
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Phildo__

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4/5  rDev +13%

08-07-2013 21:02:49 | More by Phildo__
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MacarthurParker

Ethiopia

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

10-28-2013 22:03:59 | More by MacarthurParker
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mendvicdog

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

06-17-2013 04:00:02 | More by mendvicdog
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-30-2014 11:48:23 | More by dsshuck
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.35/5  rDev -5.4%

500 mL bottle brought back from Ireland, thanks Alex! Pours a clear, light gold color with a fluffy white head. Lots of lace. Nice looking brew.

Nose is pretty bright and hoppy. Toasted bread maltiness, maybe even a little biscuity. Floral for sure and some light toffee as it warms.

Taste is a not-so-good combo of chalk, resin, light fruit and toasted malt. I can see some others liking this, but I dont really like the English Ale profile with a hoppy tilt. Not bad by any means, just not really my style.

11-12-2011 02:53:45 | More by twiggamortis420
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev +13%

06-26-2014 01:49:48 | More by patre_tim
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Anatole

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-16-2014 08:06:11 | More by Anatole
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Svart

Chile

4/5  rDev +13%

03-13-2014 02:32:57 | More by Svart
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BogBoyJD

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-20-2014 21:12:15 | More by BogBoyJD
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Stout_Combo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

09-13-2013 00:05:14 | More by Stout_Combo
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JohnBender

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-01-2013 14:46:18 | More by JohnBender
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-04-2014 23:56:52 | More by EmperorBevis
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dnicolaescu

Moldova

3.6/5  rDev +1.7%

The head is off-white, big, creamy. Colour: golden-amber and clear.

Aroma: hoppy (Cascade hops?), citrus, tropical fruit, mango etc. Taste: fruit/citrus, malty, quite bitter, with a bitter, citrus and zesty finish.

Quite a good and enjoyable beer.

05-31-2013 12:35:58 | More by dnicolaescu
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rarbring

Sweden

3.33/5  rDev -5.9%

A clear amber brew with a white high head, very good lacing and good curtains.

A fruity smell, lemon and pears.

Tasting of brown bread, oranges, red apples, and bitter orange peel.

Medium carbonation, a refreshing texture with a light dry finish.

A nice straight aromatic pale ale.

06-17-2012 13:40:02 | More by rarbring
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-14-2013 00:10:21 | More by ROGUE16
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KornWallace

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

05-17-2012 15:48:04 | More by KornWallace
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mpf

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-10-2013 15:52:37 | More by mpf
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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.