Chupacabras Pale Ale | Cucapá Brewing Company

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Chupacabras Pale AleChupacabras Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cucapá Brewing Company
Mexico
cucapa.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
212
Reviews:
141
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
15.8%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 141
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2.99/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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3.7/5  rDev +6.3%

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2/5  rDev -42.5%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 12/13/2014. Pours lightly hazy orange amber color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, floral, grass, and floral/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of citrus/floral hops and bready malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/toasted earthiness. Light floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness, floral, grass, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and robustness of citrus/floral hops and bready malt flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good English pale ale. All around good balance and robustness of citrus/floral hops and bready malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of stoutman
3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Darker amber brew with nice tan head. Aroma of caramel, floral hops. Taste is nice balance of malt and hops - sweet caramel at the start transitioning to a crisp floral / grass hops. LIngering hops finish complimented with a lingering of malt sweetness. Medium bodied with medium carbonation and perhaps a bit too malty for the style. Much bettre than corona, I give the guys credit for trying..

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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1/5  rDev -71.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Chupacabras Pale Ale from Cucapá Brewing Company
3.48 out of 5 based on 212 ratings.
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