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XPA (Extra Pale Ale) - High & Mighty Beer Co.

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XPA (Extra Pale Ale)XPA (Extra Pale Ale)

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83 Ratings

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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 17.73%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
High & Mighty Beer Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 05-28-2006

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Bottle > Alpine Spring bow-tie pint.

A - Hazed straw yellow, half a finger of fizzy white head, medium lacing.
S - Lots of spice and wheat, some biscuit, pepper, dark earthy tones. Not really appealing.
T - Mild biscuit malt, pepper, rye, some clove, a little grassy.
M - Medium feel, nothing outstanding.
O - Not going to return to this one. Really missing the hops.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer out of a 12 ounce bottle. Say and smell appraisal was done through a small plastic glass just a sample size. Served cool

Pours a decent white foam head and a yellow orange body old gold

Smells of grain cereal with a distinctive British hop aroma

The green flavor certainly in front with the medicinal herbal hop flavor pervading the rest of the way

Medium to high carbonation

Overall not a bad beer at all I would certainly drink this again the choice of which seems like mostly British house feels a bit one dimensional though. This is a great beer for anyone who likes British hops

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Bought a bpttle of this yesterday to try because it's by a young local brewery and this particular beer is top rated as "most popular" of all beers at a local shop.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into my new Innis & Gunn stemmed glass.

a: Translucent light gold with a finger thick head which vanished rather quickly to a thin ring and a little lacing. Not too impressive so far.

s: Almost none, can't put my finger on what.

t: Mild to moderate pine/grass hops, reminiscent of Genesee or some other mainstream mass-produced brew.

m: Light to moderate.

o: Disappointing. I read reviews here where the color is described as darker, and all sorts of other flavors are reported than what I found. Can't explain that.

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High & Mighty XPA has been my go-to, every day all-purpose beer for a couple of years now. It is currently my favorite pale ale, perfectly mixing hops and malt for an absolutely smooth, delicious combination that's neither too sweet nor too bitter, neither too light nor too heavy, and neither too weak nor too strong (in terms of ABV). In an unusual twist of fate (for better or worse), they are building a brewery right next to my house :)


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XPA (Extra Pale Ale) from High & Mighty Beer Co.
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