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Armory XPA - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU: 58

(Beer added by: Wetpaperbag on 07-08-2010)
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle a clear and bright gold with two fingers of off-white head. Wet lacing left behind.

Aroma was rather subtle with floral notes and sweet caramel malts.

The taste had a light hoppy floral and citrus notes a sweet caramel malty finish.

Light-to-medium bodied and sticky with a moderate carbonation.

An easy drinking Pale ale from Deschutes.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 20:51:49 | More by Monkeyknife
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2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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I bought a bottle of Armory XPA in a grocery store. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a shiny deep gold/copper color with a creamy white head. The beer is crystal clear with many bubbles rising in the glass.

Smell is sweet and candy-like, caramel and toffee notes.

The taste is also sweet and sour at the same tome. Caramel and orange juice, but better than it sounds.

Mouthfeel is light, crisp and clean for all the sweetness.

Overall a decent pale ale. In the deschutes family probably better than the Mirror Pond but not as good as the Red Chair.

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Armory XPA from Deschutes Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.