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XP Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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XP Pale AleXP Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

583 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 16
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
XP is short for Exception Pale Ale. This light golden pale ale balances the malt and hops for a smooth, drinkable beer that compliments any meal.

2009 California State Fair – SILVER
2008 Colorado State Fair - GOLD
2006 California State Fair – 1st
2003 Real Ale Fest (Chicago) – BRONZE

(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-05-2001)
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California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-25-2013 23:27:52 | More by ystazi
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California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-21-2013 01:24:26 | More by Nightrain87
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-10-2013 20:52:14 | More by BeerGod27
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-27-2013 03:59:31 | More by dgherm
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-01-2013 00:33:13 | More by hopsolutely
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-26-2013 20:07:43 | More by jaydoc
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California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-23-2013 08:17:39 | More by socalbrewlvr
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-21-2013 00:57:56 | More by BillRoth
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Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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seanchai

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +3.6%

A: Pours a clear golden orange to copper in color with moderate to significant amounts of very active visible carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass and some faint golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall sudsy foamy light beige head that reduces to a couple of medium sized patch of thick film (made up of larger bubbles) and a mottled thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of biscuit malts with a light amount of caramel sweetness and moderate aromas of citrus/orange zest + citrus/grapefruit pith hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of biscuit malts with a light to moderate amount of caramel sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of citrus/orange zest and citrus/grapefruit pith hops which contribute a light amount of bitterness that fades pretty quickly.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Extremely easy to drink and definitely sessionable. Really nice flavors and aromas with a low ABV make this one I would definitely purchase again. The light amounts of bitterness combined with the moderate flavors/aromas of hops is very enjoyable.

09-10-2013 23:55:28 | More by dbrauneis
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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XP Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.