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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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XP is short for Exception Pale Ale. This light golden pale ale balances the malt and hops for a smooth, drinkable beer that compliments any meal. 2009 California State Fair – SILVER 2008 Colorado State Fair - GOLD 2006 California State Fair – 1st 2003 Real Ale Fest (Chicago) – BRONZE


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11844) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear orange amber color, small beige head. Aroma of caramel, brown bread dough. Taste is thin caramel, bitter finish. Plain.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (1723) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2014
65cl bottle (retrieved from 08/2013 Midwest jpg backlog - CHI 01/9/2013). Orange infused ginger ale of a lean and effervescent APA. Great showcasing of floral hops, easily drinkable, light yet juicy, well balanced with biscuit-dry malts and low abv.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (338) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2014
The beer pours a little darker than golden with a white head. There is an aroma of floral and spruce hops combined with cereal grains. There is a distinctive caramel flavor with floral overtones. It has a sweet aftertaste with a touch of bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yeastbeast0 (2) - Nipomo, California, USA - JUL 24, 2014 does not count
Poured from bottle, golden, fine carbonation creamy head. A little sweet smell and taste. I don’t know, not my style

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mexicanbrewer (4) - Alhambra, California, USA - MAY 12, 2014 does not count
Great beer highly recommend cigar of choice was a Davidoff Nicaragua great balance ..

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Gold pour, nice white head. Crisp and hoppy, quite tasty. Good citrus peel, some spicy/earthy hops, small malt bill. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (919) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
Nice clean ale with some unique character. Pale malt and floral hop aroma. Golden color with a ginger ale tint and white head. Full and nicely carbonated palate. Not too fizzy but complimenting the hop flavors. Mild bitterness and earthy malt flavors. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2248) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Golden pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Nice malt backbone in the nose with a decent amount of hops. Taste is the same. Pretty good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Westchesterco (951) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Poured and shared a bottle itbis a clear golden Color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3260) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Grassy hop nose. Flavors of citrus. One of the nices APA I’ve had in awhile.


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