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Alechemy Citra Burst

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Brewed by Alechemy
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Livingston, Scotland

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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So popular that it made it onto our core range, Citra Burst is a light golden India pale ale with resinous pine and citrus flavours and light aroma of citrus zest.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7988) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are biscuit, grain and caramel with mixed tropical fruit and earthy apple. A bit fusty with hints of white grape. Flavours are sweet grain and brown sugar with bready yeast. Restrained tropical fruit with woody pine and spices. Toasted with some resinous citrus bite on the finish. It grew on me.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (303) - - JUL 13, 2014
Clear copper, small off-white head that dissipates leaving very little lacing. Aroma is mild, citric and floral. Strong citrus flavours, particularly grapefruit, some tropical fruit, more malt than expected, a little toffee and a touch earthy, but still pretty clean. Floral notes and some pine. A little sweetness leads to a strong bitter finish. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1082) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden ok white head lacing. Aroma is citrus slight pine. Taste is same lots of buttery malts decent hop bitter finish. Nice body. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14486) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
2nd July 2014
Bright clear gold beer, untidy small white head. Palate is light and smooth, semi dry, light fine carbonation. Light smooth malt, very light dry cream. Hops are spicy ripe orange with light floralness, Finishes light and dry. Drinkable but slightly clunky.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4278) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2014 Bottle from my European Secret Santa, many thanks. Golden colir with medium white head. Aroma of citrus hops. Taste, solid malty bsse followed by nice hoppy kick with grapefruit, tangerines, orange zest, pines. Medium long citrus hoppy bitter finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (1105) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of Cuso. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is citrusy, pine. Taste is bitter, lightly sweet, grapefruit, orange zent, tangerines.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ATulloch (29) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle from deeside drinks emporium. Pours a light clear golden with small disappearing white head. Light Aromas of sour clementine and grapefruit. Lovely citrus flavours with biscuit and pine pushing through. Nice lingering aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2014
500ml. Brilliant gold capped with a tenacious rocky white foam. Buttered pine, fennel and liquorice-alluding aroma with more than a slurp of sickbowl. Somewhat bilious and saline with an odd pasteurised-like Scottish malt richness undermining the hop. Marmalade and oak reminiscent of a GK supermarket ’IPA’. Minimal Citra character. I like the processed smoked cheese oatmeal flavour but it doesn’t belong in this beer. Way overrated.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2509) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear light copper pour with a thin bubbly white head, pine and floral aroma, taste had light grapefruit some pine, orange, fresh and crisp tasting with a decent amount of bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (1135) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle from Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Lightly hazed, pale amber. Sticky, bubbly, white head. Slightly fusty, buttery aroma. No burst of hops. Or anything, really. Taste is dry and fairly bitter. Palate is oily, with soft carbonation. Finish is bitter, with a little spicy dryness.


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