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style
Brewed by XT Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Long Crendon, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An IPA brewed with crisp, clean extra pale malts and numerous North American flavouring and aromatic hop additions. XPA will satisfy the demands of your hop hungry colonists.

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3.2
AshtonMcCobb (6499) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2017
On cask at the Stockbridge Tap. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - grass, lemon and herbal. Taste - like it smells. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - solid if unexciting. Doesn’t taste like it’s close to 6%.

3.4
Theydon_Bois (19193) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2017
Cask at the Bootlegger, 17/03/17. Clear golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is sweet malts, citric tinged straw, soft bread, melon, tangerine. Taste comprises peach, cantaloupe melon, papaya, tangerine, toasted brioche, light spice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close tempered with juicy hop strokes. Decent cask IPA.

3.6
Grumbo (2838) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
On tap at The Old Red Cow, Farringdon, London. Pours dark amber with a moderate sized white head. Aroma is very well hopped, with grapefruit and tropical fruit notes. Moderate sweetness, good level of bitterness, not overdone. Medium body, slight oily texture, average carbonation. Good one.

3.3
RichTheVillan (7759) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Cask at Birmingham Beer Festival 2016; clear golden yellow pour with a bubbly white head, aroma has tangerine, taste has bitter grapefruit, zesty citrus.

2.5
Brandman (2941) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Few notes and numbers for this rating. Caramel, dark hops, Too much alcohol. For 5,9!

3.3
downender (8584) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 24/6/2016. Golden, with a decent, off-white, head. Cereal malts, stone fruits, floral hops, boozy warmth and a dryish finish. Good.

3.7
blackisle (2525) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a shaker. Hazy deep golden, tall foamy off-white to beige head, good retention and lacing; aroma pale malts, citrus, pine, floral notes; smooth mouthfeel, taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, orange, tangerine; dry bittersweet aftertaste, bit earthy, bitterness lingers on; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; very fresh and crisp IPA with a nice fruity touch.

3.3
Leighton (21083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle at home in London - sourced from Beermerchants. Pours clear gold with a floppy white head. Crackery pale malts in the nose, a bit of marmalade. Medium sweet flavor with touches of toffee, more marmalade, grassy bitterness, graham crackers, orange. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes lightly sticky-sweet, with more crackers, pale bread, grass, earth. OK overall, but perhaps not as fresh as it could be.

3.6
fonefan (48657) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival (2014), Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EL.

[ As XT XPA ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, fruity hops, pale malt, crispy. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141009]

3.4
madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
16th August 2015
Clear gold beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is smooth and fairly dry with trailing fine carbonation. Semi sweet malts, a little grain and a little cream. Hops are fairly bitter with mild floralness and mild orange peel. A little citric zip. Finishes smooth with a long bitter linger. Well balanced.


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