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Armory XPA - Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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BA SCORE
88
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 7.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery & Public House visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 05-16-2008)
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Reviews by Spikester:
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Spikester

Oregon

3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden amber with three fingers of dense cream colored head. Head lasts for more than five minutes leaving rings of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell is citrus hops and biscuit sweet malts.
Taste is citrus hops with with some white grapefruit bitterness. The malts are there but at a lower level than I would expect from the style. Closer to IPA proportions.
Light bodied with bold carbonation. Finish is acidic citrus bitterly dry.
Overall reminds me of the new session IPAs that are in the 5% abv. range. Alcohol is well hidden though.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 06:18:13 | More by Spikester
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22oz bottle labeled Best by 10/11/14 and 5.9% ABV. Served in a pint glass, the beer is golden in color with a giant golden head. Very foamy. Delicious tropical fruit aroma. Intensely palatable and deliciously drinkable. Great balance between a sold biscuity malt backbone and a judicious use of hops. Carbonation is quite restrained in this bottle. Finishes clean, mostly, with a slight aftertaste of piney hops. Would drink again.

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Armory XPA from Deschutes Brewery & Public House
88 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.