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XPA - Kern River Brewing Company

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XPA
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 7.27%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: womencantsail on 05-30-2011)
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-25-2014 05:36:22 | More by tbone1384
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sloelco

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-25-2012 22:21:04 | More by sloelco
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trentet

California

3.93/5  rDev -1.5%

Ok, so it's not Citra and I have to forgive it for that but what it is is a nice, easy to put down summer ale. That was one of the things I always felt was lacking in the KRBC line up. Isabella is nice and all but when it's a 102 degrees out on the deck after a 6 hour mountain bike ride I'm looking for something light and refreshing like a Czech pilsner or Kolsch to help wash down the dust from the trail and XPA does the job with skill.

A is light and kolsch/pilsner like

S is fresh and citrusy with a hint of malt

T smooth and refreshing with light hop/citrus notes

M super light drinkable ale that goes great with Kernville summer

O I liked this beer enough to grab a growler full. It has notes of Citra off in the distance but I can down a bunch when I'm dyin' o thirst so easy win this one.

07-13-2012 20:53:23 | More by trentet
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mthomas84

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

12-18-2011 10:18:25 | More by mthomas84
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yeahhhhhhrvca

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-15-2011 07:15:18 | More by yeahhhhhhrvca
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womencantsail

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

On-tap at Kern River Brewing Company

A: The beer pours a slightly hazed golden color with a finger of white head and some spotty lacing.

S: A really great nose. Big time citrus aromas. Lots of grapefruit, tangerine, and orange peel. A nice pine scent as well as some grassy and floral notes with a hint of pale malts.

T: The flavor was definitely a let down after what was a great aroma. Pine and citrus peel give plenty of bitterness to the beer. Only a mild citrus flavor and overall the beer is sort of watery. Light floral and bread notes round things out.

M: Fairly light in body with a medium carbonation.

O: I really liked the aroma, but the flavor was quite disappointing. The lightness of it was appreciated, though.

05-30-2011 18:57:14 | More by womencantsail
XPA from Kern River Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.