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

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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 17.23%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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2.38/5  rDev -32.8%
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.

MarkoNm, Dec 09, 2013
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3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
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.

kojevergas, Mar 18, 2011
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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.