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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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BA SCORE
81
good

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 3
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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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%

A friend brought me a bottle direct from Ireland.

Pours a hazy golden to copper color. A creamy generous frothy head. The aroma is excellent – sweet flowery hops. Creamy, not watery. The taste however does not hold up to the aroma or the body hoppy but somewhat bitter. Good but could be great, taste disappoints.

03-14-2014 23:31:07 | More by DLS168
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Russian Federation

3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

02-16-2014 13:59:17 | More by djrn2
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

2.38/5  rDev -33%

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.

12-09-2013 16:04:25 | More by MarkoNm
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

11-22-2013 05:00:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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Romania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-06-2013 17:41:31 | More by dcmchew
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3.89/5  rDev +9.6%

Pours a light copper color with a chill haze. Huge pillowy foam sits royally on top of the ale. In the aroma, resinous hops full of pine and grass. Bread and light honey as well. The brew itself tastes quite strongly of hops. A well pronounced, noble hop character is in place, tasting of herbs, pine, wood, and tea. Malt flavor ranges from caramel, buttery toffee, Orange blossom honey and marmalade. All the agreeably sweet malt notes are kept in check by a pinch of bitterness. Light bodied, well carbonated, small hop bite. Overall, I dig this beer. Quite noble indeed.

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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.