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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Copper in color with ruby highlights, this Texas IPA has a strong citrus aroma with hints of earthiness and spice from the added European hops. Light berry fruits are perceived before giving way to citrusy hop character. Dry and quenching, this IPA is dry-hopped for added aromatic intensity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (1195) - Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Pours golden orange with a soapy off-white head. Smells earthy and spicy with hints of citrus underneath. Taste is bitter, strongly so, with a touch of mineral-like character underneath (tastes better on tap; this review is from the can). Medium-bodied with a slick texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Karbach Hopadillo IPA finishes with a bit of bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ctplt777 (475) - - DEC 14, 2014
Tons of citrus and pine. Theres a lingering tropical fruit in the aroma. Has a really nice subtle sweetness as well. Taste is just awesome. Citrus, pine, nice sweet balance. Theres nothing to complain about with this IPA. It does everything right. Highly recommend if you can get it outside of Texas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rmorris007 (50) - - SEP 30, 2014
One of my favorite IPAs. Very good hoppy taste. This is a beer I can drink in any mood on almost any occasion. nice color and good, even frothy head

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Obfuscate (482) - Minneapolis, - OCT 20, 2015
Had. Few of these on vacation in San Antonio. Really a tasty and well balanced IPA. Wish I could get it here in MN

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Funkatrocious (119) - - JAN 10, 2016
This is a somewhat inflated rating for the beer that I have come to associate with Texas. I've lived here for some two years on military posting, and this is by far and away my local choice for the best and most accessible IPA. Excellent by any standard. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (7529) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Golden copperish with a thin disspipating white head. Lovely nose of caramel and toffee with a citrusy/floal hop nose, but also with a whisper of grass. Flavor was a wonderful IPA ride, combining the best of british and american IPAs. Lots of sweet toffee and a little caramel maltiness building the base, with a combo of American and British hoppiness making a bitter and deliciously balanced hop tone. Some light resin and grapefruit team up with some grassy Kent Goldings with a classic, easy going personality.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (412) - Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2015
From the draft the color amber orange and clear white a slightly of white head, the aroma is floral hops, flavor is hops i want to say cascade hops, but not sure the type used, but a pleasant balance of hops with a nice clean finish. Solid IPA not over hopped.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2015
In radio at The Holy Grail Pub. Puts a rich copper with a thin white head. The aromas are grapefruit, citrus. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter with a light body and medium carbonation. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrew196 (1479) - Katy, Texas, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Probably my favorite, go-to local beer. Marmalade in color, slight haze, nice very lacey white head. Pine cone aroma, notes of peach and grapefruit. Very well balanced on the tongue, a lovely bitterness with some well paired citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Signalwriter (86) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 3, 2011
This brand-new brew from Karbach was had on tap and benefited hugely by being fresh, fresh, fresh. The color is a wonderful, clear copper with a characteristic American IPA nose: citrusy and spicy. The combination of malts and hops delivers a malty spice taste that went down very well (several pints’ worth, in fact). Even though fairly bold, it’s a good session beer – the brewer concentrated on taste without jamming on the alcohol.

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