An XPA with a decent hit of hop bitterness, which is rare
Brewery: Bridge Road Brewers in Beechworth, Victoria Style: XPA ABV: 4.4% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Cloudy golden sand colour with a thin white head. Little bit tropical hop bitterness in this one. Little more sticky in mouthfeel. The kind of beer you could knock back on a day down by the dam with those […]
So the idea of a XPA (extra pale ale) is that it’s more than a pale ale but not quite an IPA. So why is this a XPA but comes in at a session ale ABV?
This isn’t just a amped up version of their pale ale. The use of simcoe and lemon drop hops give it a citrus bite and the malt backbone seems crisper than their iconic pale ale.
Nothing on the nose. First mouthful is crisp and refreshing but not much in the way of malt or hop flavours.
Real clean looking beer. Subtle citrus and mango flavours. Little bit of bitterness on the end
Brewery: Brewed by Brick Lane Brewing in Dandenong, Victoria Style: XPA ABV: 4.2% RateBeer: No rating yet Pour: Golden Straw colour with a big bubbly head Slight tropical fruit flavours, but has a thin and weak taste. Compared to Tinnies Pale Ale, this is a little disappointing and not worth the six pack price. This will sit in the fridge […]
Brewery: Balter in Currumbin, QLD Style: XPA ABV: 5% RateBeer: 83/100 Pour: Deep yellow with a thin white head This XPA has beautiful tropical notes, a warmer and thicker body and mouthfeel and is perfect example of a good XPA. So good, it was rated Australia’s best beer in 2018 in the GABS Hottest 100 beer poll. This goes well with […]