O'Hara's Double IPA | Carlow Brewing Company

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46 Ratings
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O'Hara's Double IPAO'Hara's Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carlow Brewing Company
Ireland
carlowbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by StJamesGate on 04-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.95%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by StJamesGate:
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4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Farrington's, Dublin.

Steady carpet of off white that rings over bright gold body.
Mango, canteloupe, resin and orange sherbet on the nose - bright and fresh.
Some baguette and more mango, then lemon peel, herb, evergreen and a hint of tangerine for hops.
Limoncello finish and stinging nettle linger.
Crisp, medium leaning light, some chew but lean.

Spanking fresh - keg tapped the same morning.

All sorts of citrus (though interestingly, not grapefruit) and a bit of aspirin in the linger. Too thin (less sticky and malty than PH Hop Head) and borderline ABV to call this a true DIPA. But a hop monster just the same.

Probably Ireland's first real IPA.

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Photo of RonanD
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of StevieDarrier
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of fionn13
4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.31/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of mikr
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of semanka
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Anatole
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of BogBoyJD
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Kitsune
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pretty sweet & dense, bitterness where it should be. Very rich and complex taste. Strong enough. Perfect. No, best!

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Photo of iftcoach
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 123321123321
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of little_brie
4.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of leitmotif
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
3.11/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brianles
4.62/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent beer. Up there with of foam and fury and a fraction of the price from the bottle. Does not taste anything like the 7.5 avb. Will definitely be getting some more of these. In saying that it's not the first time iv tried these and a previous bottle didn't taste as fresh.

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Photo of Myby
3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Galijun
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mytu420
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bellonc
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Chinakalva
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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O'Hara's Double IPA from Carlow Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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