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Bridge Road Brewers – Beechy XPA

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 […]

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Yeastie Boys – Hot Space

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?

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Cooper’s – XPA

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.

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Ben Buckley Brewing – Beach Beer Bondi

Nothing on the nose. First mouthful is crisp and refreshing but not much in the way of malt or hop flavours.

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Five Barrel Brewing – Azacca XPA

Real clean looking beer. Subtle citrus and mango flavours. Little bit of bitterness on the end

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Tinnies – Tropical XPA

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 […]

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Balter – XPA

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 […]