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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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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | 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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Thullin187

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -43.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

08-10-2012 16:37:11 | More by Sovietfox
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

2.38/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

O'Hara's generally makes decent beer, but this one is definitely not amongst my favourites.
It pours with a light ruby color and a very generous creamy head.
The aroma is very nice - sweet and fruity, citrusy hops. I like it.
The creamy body taste extra bitter and extremelly hopped which is not really what I like.
I'll keep away from this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 16:04:25 | More by MarkoNm
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Ethiopia

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-28-2013 00:46:13 | More by TheTinDoor
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

11-21-2013 11:38:05 | More by pipinmalikonj
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mendvicdog

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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Russian Federation

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

08-02-2013 18:11:31 | More by Vsarmatov
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-22-2013 05:00:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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VonZipper

New York

3/5  rDev -15%

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China

3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

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Ireland

3/5  rDev -15%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

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kojevergas

Texas

3.18/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on draught at the Bull & Castle, Dublin, where they also have it available in the bottle.

A: Two finger head of poor cream but decent thickness. Clear blonde colour.

Sm: Smells like a pale ale. Wheat barley, bittering hops. The usual.

T: Clean barley taste with a bit of cream on the open and a clean bittered finish. Avoids being overbittered. Built very simply, but balanced well.

Mf: As coarse as the style can be without taking a turn for the worse. Very carefully constructed. Buttery, actually.

Dr: I'd have another. It's quite nice off draught, but might not work out of the bottle.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2011 16:28:43 | More by kojevergas
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StevieDarrier

Ireland

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-27-2014 06:51:41 | More by patrickfromnj
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Boone757

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-28-2012 21:45:08 | More by Boone757
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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rarbring

Sweden

3.33/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2012 13:40:02 | More by rarbring
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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.