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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Attention serious beer drinkers: XLCR is here. Go ahead, dive right into our amber colored pale ale. It features a pleasant floral hop aroma and a satisfying malt sweetness. It’s dark enough to pair with steak fresh off the grill, but refreshing enough to cool off on a Minnesota August afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (10625) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2016
12 oz bottle. (Super One Liquor) Baxter, MN.
Slightly cloudy deep golden color with a small white head. Fruity hops, mild bitterness, dryness and caramel malt in the aroma. Floral hops, mild bitterness, floury maltiness and caramel sweetness in the flavor. Pretty alright.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
lweiberg (138) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 22, 2016
A very fine beer to drink. Choice hops. Light on the plate. Could drink a many them.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (5910) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear light gold body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a wispy film. The nose is lightly citrusy and fruity hops with a minimal malt impact. The flavor is pretty bland, very minimal hop flavor and bitterness levels. Light, slightly bready pale malt base, a slight graininess on the finish. Light bodied and thin with fizzy carbonation. Pretty bland and boring stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
johnnymusky (932) - Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2015
weird taste...lots of corn flavor...i do not care of this...glad it was a sample...(#444)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
VeinAle (134) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Pours the way you want your APA. Smells great, with a smooth hop grassy oral experience. Balanced sweetness and bitterness deliver a well rounded effort here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2015
12 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma of malts, citrus and floral. Taste is caramel and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (479) - Minneapolis, - NOV 23, 2014
Easy drinking pale ale with slight hop bitterness. Gets a little grainy as it warms. I can see this as a decent bar beer with some food. Drink um cold.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4886) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Copper color with a small head. Very light piney hop aroma. Strong grainy flavor. Rough bitterness. Fairly full bodied. Some heavier Noble vegetal hop flavor as it warms.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (962) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours a clear, dark copper, with almost no head. Some floral notes in the aroma a flavor, but the malt and grain both are much more pronounced. I have to say this was kind of underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ericular (965) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Clean, fleeting taste. President of Excelsior Brewing talked about their goal of approachable beers. This brew fulfills their philosophy, and could appeal well as an all-purpose ale accessible by all levels of beer fans. Muted and safe, but I think that was the point.

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