Arctic XPA | Kenai River Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Kenai River Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A American-Style Pale Ale with an extra hop kick! A crisp, quenching ale with hints of grapefruit in the bitterness. A little malted Oat added to the mix to lend a nice texture and balance to all that hoppy goodness!

Added by HuskyinPDX on 07-27-2011

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
10
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 10
Photo of kagee
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this draft at Humpy's Great Alaskan Ale House in the airport at Anchorage, Alaska. It has a distinctive strong hoppy and citrus smell and the color is dark amber. It has medium lacing and a clean hoppy finish. The head poured at one finger and remained as a very thin foam which kept lacing for half the glass. The carbonation was strong and the mouth-feel was medium heavy and not too watery. The flavor was a strong medium bitterness hops, pine, and citrus that complements the smell very well. the Kenai River brew was very balanced and would be a very good with-seafood beer as it doesn't overpower the palate but seems to deliver flavor that matches the aroma in terms of strength.

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Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From the Brewer:
A American-Style Pale Ale with an extra hop kick! A crisp, quenching ale with hints of grapefruit in the bitterness. A little malted Oat added to the mix to lend a nice texture and balance to all that hoppy goodness!

IBU 74

On tap at the Anchorage Airport Humpy's.

A - Pours a darker, slightly hazy yellow with a nice fluffy white head. Good retention and lots of lacing left on the glass.

S - Pretty mild, but some wheat and citrus to come through.

T - Very nice citrus, mostly grapefruit and some lemons.

D - Nice carbonation and body.

O - I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Very refreshing and tasty. I wish I had more time to drink more.

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Arctic XPA from Kenai River Brewing Co.
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