Crisp and clean pale ale with sharp citrus flavours. More akin to a tropical pale ale or pacific ale
Brewery: Hope Estate Brewhouse in Pokolbin, NSW Style: XPA ABV: 4.7% Rate Beer: 73/100 Pour: ***lost review from 2016*** That typical golden beer colour on pour. Not really any head to speak of. Nice little easy drinker this one. Crisp and fresh on the palette. Hint of pepper. Would pair well with a nice pub lunch […]
Brewery: Six Strings Brewing in Central Coast, NSW Style: XPA ABV: 4.2% IBUs: 15 Rate Beer: No Listing on Rate Beer Pour: Pale golden straw colour with a thin white head. Easy drinking tropical pale ale. Citrus hop flavour and a light crisp malt base. This is a good holiday beer. You’ve made down the coast. […]
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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.