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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
85
very good

594 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 594
Reviews: 394
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

robotiks, Apr 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Jack_Tripper86, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

MrGone, Apr 06, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

As a fan of a number of Bear Republic's other offerings, I was looking forward to trying this one. I'm not typically a fan of Apas but always down to try something different. This ale pours a hazy golden amber color with a nice white head and substantial lacing. The aroma is Light and malty with a slight hop presence. Nothing remarkable but definitely reminiscent of the style. The mouthfeel is light and easy to drink; definitely one that you could knock back a number of on a hot summer's day. The flavor is well balanced with a nice malt presence that is not overly sweet or cloying and a floral hop presence that is not overly bitter or biting. Overall it is easy to drink, enjoyable, and well balanced. Nothing that will make you stand up and say wow but a nice example of the style.

lochef81, Apr 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

vma, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

DrunkinYogi, Mar 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Wolberjs, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

BKotch, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ADTaber, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Noelito76, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

david18, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Nightrain87, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ROGUE16, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

bcm75, Sep 22, 2013
XP Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.