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O'Hara's Double IPA | Carlow Brewing Company

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O'Hara's Double IPAO'Hara's Double IPA
BA SCORE
3.78/5
Very Good
48 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#21,564
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
48
pDev:
13.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
19
Trade:
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScAreCr0w
3.31/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of igl
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yaron73
4.41/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Galijun
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keoneill
4.84/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is a real treat from a really great Carlow brewery. Their standard IPA (IRISH pale ale) is also very good, and reasonably prices in comparison to other craft brewers, but this double IPA takes home the bacon, as we say. Deep citrus flavors and beautiful texture. My favorite beer at the moment and at 7.5abv or thereabouts, it's a real buzzer. Enjoy it at any chance you get.

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Photo of The_Black_Pearl
3.57/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chinakalva
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mytu420
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Myby
3.28/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of deereless
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 123321123321
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oidmoe
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bruno74200
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lots of fruits : citrus, grapefruits, etc. and just what you need of maltiness. Sweet feeling. One of the best of this craft brewery. A bit too sweet.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.11/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brianles
4.62/5  rDev +22.2%
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 spoony
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kitsune
5/5  rDev +32.3%
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 poskok
3.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.03/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

this is pretty bad, its not often i cant finish a beer, but this one really missed the mark, and missed it bad. i appreciate a good english style ipa, i like the malt balance sometimes, and even seek it out, the reserved hopping, the different flavors and textures, the yeast character, but man, this isnt anywhere near that. i do smell irish yeast right away in the pretty brew that looks much better than it tastes. it has a weird must to it though, and some grain sweetness. metallic at first sip though, overdosed on hops too, as it is harshly bitter throughout, not balanced at all. it has a real staleness that goes beyond irish ale yeast, and it is hard to drink. the booze shows through hotly, especially for its only moderate strength, and there is a lingering off flavor on finish, like gross forgotten bread dough. i like the normal ohara stuff, i think its tasteful and traditional, but this is a stylistic mess, and a disaster on the palate. aside from looking and feeling pretty nice, the parts that make beer enjoyable, the smell and taste, are way off for me here. maybe it was in a weird order in my drinking that hurt it, coming after some other hoppy beers, i will revisit this in isolation, although i dont really want to...

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Photo of NightINgale
3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Richie71
4.45/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of leitmotif
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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O'Hara's Double IPA from Carlow Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 48 ratings
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