Amarillo IPA
Other Half Brewing Company

Amarillo IPAAmarillo IPA
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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #497
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
94
Ranked #1,975
Avg:
4.26 | pDev: 5.63%
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
137
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Other Half Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
94
Outstanding
Amarillo IPAAmarillo IPA
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Reviews by campfirebrew:
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campfirebrew from New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aug 11, 2016
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JordonHoltzman from New York

4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from tall boy can into snifter. Canned only a few days ago. Color is a hazy yellow orange, white a white head that faded quickly to just a ring of bubbles.
Big orange flavor, the citrus is followed by what seems like onion, and maybe bell pepper.
Tastes very well balanced, with the flavor profile matching the aroma.
Good mouthfeel, crisp, well carbonated.
After having this and mosaic from other half, I'd say I prefer their mosaic IPA and the hop in general.

Sep 17, 2015
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SPLITGRIN from Kentucky

4.47/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

He nose is incredibly dank, and almost comes off as pickled. Very unique smell. Hazy straw in color with eggshell colored nose. Big bold crisp flavor sports citrus and dry floral notes. Nice dryness to the finish and super drinkable. This is a IPA that shines far more uniquely then others.

Dec 05, 2015
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plaid75 from New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 23, 2015
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stereosforgeeks from Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 11, 2016
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JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up at Other Half when it was released last month. The date on the bottom of the can was 9/23 and had "Pretty Daddy" written above it, in addition. I like most of the single hop beers from these guys but this one may have been my least favorite. It wasn't that this bad or undrinkable, but that it seemed too typical and unremarkable to me. This was one of these beers that gave you what you're looking for but didn't break any new ground or surprised me in any way.

If you like your beer to resemble dank, fermented orange juice, than look no further. The pour to this had that appearance with enough head to measure up to the hazy appearance of the liquid. There wasn't a lot of lacing left behind as this beer was a bit thinner in consistency than I anticipated. Lots of orange juice, citrus pith, and fruit rind in the nose with even more in the taste. An onion and garlic-like taste to the mouthfeel made this quite acrid with some citrus sweetness and floral spice tossed in for good measure. Medium in body, light in carbonation, and juicy all the way through, a hint of hop oils lingered on my palate long after the liquid went down, with a metallic, earthy burn from the hops left over for good measure.

This felt stronger than it was in actuality as the alcohol could be felt near the end of my session. I never tasted it and the flavors, slightly muddled as they were, meshed together nicely. I can see why people enjoy this but for me, it's something to try once. Amarillo hops are found in so many beers that this didn't seem that noteworthy to me but like most of Other Half's offerings, this was a solid beer worthy of a go at least once; although so many other recent releases easily overshadow this.

Oct 24, 2016
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WeisGuy from New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 20, 2015
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kniles38 from New York

4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 09, 2016
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markgugs from New Jersey

4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer was absolutely incredibly, possibly my favorite Other Half single-hop IPA in the series (or at worst, 2nd only to Mosaic). It's chock full of tropical fruit, especially in the intense nose. Almost a perfect IPA.

Sep 20, 2015
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mltobin from Connecticut

4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Feb 10, 2018
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PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oct 01, 2016
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spycow from Illinois

3.99/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sep 12, 2016
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billab914 from Virginia

3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Oct 23, 2015
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robwestcott from Indiana

4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Oct 08, 2016
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sirsteve42 from New York

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nov 23, 2015
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mtnwesdew from New York

4.62/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 06, 2016
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PicoPapa from Connecticut

3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can. Pours a hazy burnt orange color with an inch of frothy head. Some lacing. The aroma is orange, tangerine, and some pine. The taste is sweet orange and tangerine with some honey and pine. Floral hops towards the end with some dank hops, melon and lemon peel. Lots of carbonation with an oily mouthfeel. Pretty good single hop IPA.

Sep 27, 2016
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craftaholic from New York

4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The smell could use some work but taste wise this is delicious!

Oct 06, 2016
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remmons from North Carolina

4.64/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bursting with tropical fruit and juicy hop flavors, this ranks high in Other Half's single hop series. No lingering bitterness but instead leaves a fresh fruity taste in your mouth long after it's gone. Between Amarillo and Mosaic, it's a close call.

Sep 25, 2015
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ncelauro from New York

4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sep 19, 2015
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petermethot from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sep 26, 2016
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SkiBum22 from New York

4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 12, 2015
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djrn2 from New Jersey

4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sep 29, 2015
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mtbdonn from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 25, 2015
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mdfb79 from New York

4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy bright yellow.
Citrus hops, pine, resin, grapefruit,
Flora notes. Lightly bitter bite.

Overall quite good but not my favorite strain of hops.

Jul 25, 2016
Amarillo IPA from Other Half Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 137 ratings