Ale Mucho Hoppo
Charleville Vineyard Microbrewery

Ale Mucho HoppoAle Mucho Hoppo
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Charleville Vineyard Microbrewery
Missouri, United States
Imperial IPA
3.84 | pDev: 10.16%
Oct 11, 2018
Aug 03, 2011
Hop Headed and heavy handed with 100 IBU. This Luchador is not known for subtleness. In Fact, it's Ale Mucho. Aggressively Hopped with Chinook, Columbus, Tomahawk and Zeus.
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Had on tap. Hop bomb! Floral and perfume hops lay on top of a base beer with no much else to offer. Smell is aromatic and full with hops bitterness and dankness. Really unbalanced and after hop wave nothing else to offer in smell, taste or feel.
Oct 11, 2018
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
On draft in an imperial pint glass

Slightly hazy dark golden color, white head. Nice aroma of pine resin. Taste is balanced between caramelalt and bitter piney hops. Old school DIPA in a good way. Sticky mouthfeel.
Aug 21, 2017
Rated: 3.89 by Stephen_Woods from Missouri

Jan 13, 2017
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Reviewed by Suds from Missouri

3.39/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Hazy brownish beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma is piney, woody, and spicy. A little citrus rind and earth. The taste is dryish, with a lot of malt and hops....full in flavor and solidly hoppy. Bitter, carbonated... this is an energetic beer. I loved the malty smell, and the serious hops.
Dec 18, 2016
Rated: 3.95 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Apr 20, 2016
Rated: 3.71 by IPA1978 from Missouri

Feb 13, 2016
Rated: 4.08 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Nov 15, 2015
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Reviewed by ThisWangsChung from Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Thanks, joshstl! This is one of the darkest DIPAs I've seen not classified as a black ale - a really deep chestnut brown, with a creamy khaki-colored head. This one tends to skew malty, where the hops provide a coniferous bitterness as a sweetness ballast. I'm getting a lot of toffee, caramel, brown sugar, and molasses alongside the piny hops. Not my favorite DIPA profile, but still intriguing. The taste brings a more defined malt flavor. After the front-loaded pine attack subsides, I start picking up flavors of caramel, toffee, vanilla, and dark fruits. This one is definitely barleywine-esque, and I like it. There's just enough of a hoppy finish to help keep it fairly dry. I'm not going to say that this beer doesn't live up to its namesake - instead, I'll say it lives up to the old-school ideology of a hoppy DIPA. It's not crisp, fruity, or tropical; no, this is malty, complex, yet somewhat bitter (think 90 Minute IPA over Resin). Despite my strong preference for the former, these guys still did a good job with this one.

3.6/5: Ale Mucho Malto?
Sep 04, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas

Aug 19, 2015
Rated: 3.59 by lemmy187 from Missouri

Aug 06, 2015
Rated: 4.17 by foundersfan1 from Missouri

Jul 19, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Theogre83 from Kansas

Jul 08, 2015
Rated: 3.69 by Kahlstrom from Missouri

Jun 10, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by Electros from Canada (ON)

Dec 13, 2014
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Reviewed by BeerAdvocate from Finland

3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #69 (October 2012):

Brewers boasting about their IPA having 100 IBUs is like a strongman competition, it does not matter how big they look … it all comes down to if they can deliver or not. Our palates did get slammed with hops but even with the heavy hopping here there is some balance add the mellow 9% abv and it ends up being pretty damn drinkable. Ale Mucho Hoppo delivers!

STYLE: American Double IPA
ABV: 9.0%

LOOK: Hazed dark amber, impressive showing of lace

SMELL: Grapefruit rind, lemongrass, peppercorns, passion fruit, evergreen, floral, catty, mild tobacco, estery, pineapple, caramel

TASTE: Very smooth, biscuity, growing hop bitterness, semi-pungent, fresh grass, peppery, alcohol, minty, juicy, yeast, grapefruit pith, blood orange pulp, lingering hop bitterness, dry finish
Oct 29, 2014
Rated: 3 by atlbravsrno1 from Maine

Sep 02, 2014
Rated: 3 by Elicoleman from Colorado

Aug 29, 2014
Rated: 4.06 by Boca-X from Missouri

Jul 15, 2014
Rated: 4 by MadHopMaster from Illinois

Jun 29, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by dsl72701 from Arkansas

Jun 29, 2014
Ale Mucho Hoppo from Charleville Vineyard Microbrewery
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 60 ratings