XP Pale Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
613 Ratings
XP Pale AleXP Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

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

Added by xlperro on 10-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
613
Reviews:
395
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
16
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Copper color without the highest pedigree clarity wise. Average 1/2" head, mostly white, not virgin though. Aroma had some citrus impression, mostly grapefruit.

Taste was a light toasted malt affair with some C hops sprinkled around, plus maybe Simcoe or Amarillo in there. Its close to balanced and an easy drinking affair, which is nice you don't have to deal with 100ibu and crystal malt all the time.

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Photo of VonZipper
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joeperl47
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SLIPPINGAWAY
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of papat444
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZachDow7
3.3/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

In a 22 0x. bomber...no bottle on date, but think this one has been sitting a while. The malt is very forward in the smell...no hop aroma, still in the taste you can pick out the centennial hops but other than that a mediocre pale ale.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Hellpop65
3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Techichi
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.13/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Benesi88
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of pleandri
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%

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XP Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 613 ratings.
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