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Twisted X Chupahopra


Brewed by Twisted X Brewing Company
Dripping Springs, Texas USA
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA) | Ratings: 6 | Alcohol: 7.5%
This is a full flavored IPA with a pronounced hoppy finish that is created by adding Amarillo hops at the end of fermentation. This ale, the only ale in our lineup at the present time, will withstand the long voyage to your local bar or refrigerator. With an alcohol by volume of 7.5%, as our friend Polo would say, "Asusta me one time!" (Scare me one time) About the name: Chupahopra is a play on the Tex Mex folk legend Chupacabra. The chupacabras from chupar "to suck" and cabra "goat", literally "goat sucker") is a legendary cryptid rumored to inhabit parts of the Americas. It is associated more recently with sightings of an allegedly unknown animal in Puerto Rico (where these sightings were first reported), Mexico, and the United States, especially in the latterís Latin American communities. The name comes from the animalís reported habit of attacking and drinking the blood of livestock, especially goats.

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