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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
An original American pale ale, our XPA highlights the subtle, sophisticated flavors and aromas of our Midwestern two-row malt and imported aromatic and Munich malts. Pacific Northwest hops create an extremely balanced beer with a beautiful straw color. And thanks to you baseball fans, the XPA is the best-selling local craft beer at the Phillies ballpark.

Malts: Two-Row Pale, Munich, Aromatic, Carafoam
Hops: Mt. Rainier, Palisades, Columbus
Yeast: Chico
Original Gravity: 12.2 Plato

Lightrider's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (344) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle into a ale glass. Pour is a light yellow with next to no head at rest. Aroma is sweet hay but very low. Taste is more pilsner than pale ale. Finish is a light hop wash. This is a good summertime beer, outside sunshine and a grill.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ffaoe (427) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Slight hop aroma, golden in color with nice head. Flavor is nicely balanced hop/malt. Finishes smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (254) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2016
12 oz. bottle dated best by 5/17/16 so assumed to be 6 months old. Into a tulip A: Poured mostly clear orange tinted gold with a small tight head. Nice retention and lace. Little carbonation visible. S: Simple malty roast bread smell. Not much else. T: A bit of citrus (orange zest?) is quickly overwhelmed by pine. Well balanced light flavors. M: Light bodied with a slightly resinous short finish. Lightly crisp carbonation. O: Not much to this but certainly not bad. Typical pale ale flavors with nothing overdone. Overall though, underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (574) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2016
Pours a clear golden with a fair white head which lingers and laces......aroma of malt, touch of corn, lighter note of sweet malt.....taste is clean start, earthy bittering, tailing off into a slightly rough finish. Fairly nice excepting the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40836) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 13, 2016
From tap. Pours clear ans golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light greasy, pine and grapefruit hoppy. Mild fruity, slight herbal. Bitter, light toasted. Medium dry and slight pine to grapefruity hops finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
phillybass (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Terrible aftertaste. Would not order again. At least it's kind of refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
matty (365) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear gold color with a thin white head. Aroma is mostly bready malt with a touch of hops. Medium-light body, taste is a good balance of malt and hops. Finish is fairly clean. Not bad!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (364) - Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Pours golden, white head. Malty aroma, subtle hops. Taste more fruity hops, light bitterness, lots of caramel malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (1685) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Clear Amber thin rimming head; aroma is malty grainy notes of caramel; flava is dry malty grainy ; feels light soft fizz; finishes dry slight tangy malt

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cmacklin (882) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 7, 2015
12 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a medium, creamy, short lived off-white head. Grainy aroma with hay, bread and a hint of fruit. Sweet, mild grain flavour with caramel and a dry, slightly sour finish. Light body with a watery texture and soft carbonation. Nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padron4KM (800) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2015
12 oz bottle, best by 3/1/15.
Hazy dark golden, thin, tight white head, patchy lace.
Aroma is light and sweet, cereal grains, bready malts, grassy hops.
Flavor is sweet, bready malts, mildly bitter, with a distracting metallic flavor.

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