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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

88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 4
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 -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

DLS168, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

djrn2, Feb 16, 2014
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2.38/5  rDev -33.1%
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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O'Hara's Irish Pale Ale from Carlow Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.