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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
Hopheads rejoice! Citraholic is a "modern" West Coast IPA thatís focused on Citra, one of our favorite new American hop varieties. Brewed with an abundance of Citra hops, we also blend in Warrior, Columbus, and Simcoe in the kettle for good measure. Citraholic is double dry hopped for two weeks with an abundance of Citra (and a touch of Columbus) imparting heavy aromas of citrus & tropical fruits with melon and gooseberry nuances. A base of American 2-row malt and scatterings of light British caramel malt create the perfect foundation for this unique and powerfully pungent IPA. You asked for it and we were happy to deliver!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7466) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Draught @ Beachwood BBQ, Long Beach, CA. Pours a hazy golden colour with a white thick head. Aroma of crisp Citra hops, some herbs and grapefruit. Flavour of extreme Citra bitterness, chewy grapefruit, white grapes, mild smooth maltiness and pungent herbs. Medium. Extremely dry and bitter finish. Heavy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (7928) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Tap @ Beachwood Brewing.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Nice floral hops on the nose, viruses, grapefruits and pine. Flavor is citric, grapefruit, gooseberries and mild caramel notes, sank hops all the way to the end. Refreshing and crisp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
toxichop (501) - South Gate, California, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Just as good as many other great ipaís that showcase the citra hop. Very citrus and tropical but with an odd finish. Very enjoyable nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose and taste are pineapple and oranges, wow, hoppy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7616) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Draught @ Festival of Dankness, San Diego. Aroma has sweet fruity notes and pineapples. Flavour has gluey tones, cereal, some tropical fruits and hibts of pineapples. A bit too gluey, especially in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5087) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Draught @ Modern Times Festival of Dankness, San Diego, CA

Pours orange with a smooth head. Aroma of citrusy fruits, lemon, hops and grass. Taste is hoppy, citrusy and lemony with some grassy notes. Finish is hoppy, crisp and citrusy. Good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 29, 2015
22 oz bottle. Tasted on 4/26/15. Bottle via trade from Gary G. Fantastic aroma from the Citra & floral notes. Really smooth & tasty. Loved this one! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (313) - USA - APR 23, 2015
UPDATED: APR 24, 2015 I love my Citra, and buddy, you had me at dry hopped. Double dry hopped is only going to make me overheated and needy. I canít wait... Cracking the beer is an explosion of fruit, earthy sourdough, and well, fruit. Add in some more fruit, and youíve got the idea. A blend of bright citrus and berries creates a wonderful anticipation, and I feel a wash over my tongue...reactionary and welcome. The apricot-hued brew is light in color and the foam capping it is off-white, soft and moderately dense. I pull the first mouthful in over my lips and find the taste immediately biting my tongue; the tip, the sides, forcing itís way to my throat but slipping past so quickly it barely leaves a trace of itself behind. The bitterness is bracing, making you stand at attention like youíve been touched by a cold winter breeze after an hour in the jacuzzi, a clean shot of the aroma cutting through it and keeping a lid on the possibility of discomfort. The head is only a trace now; a thin layer of cloud thatís left some of itself as a wispy trail of wet lace on the glass. The medium body is slightly thick; the provocative flavor carried forward on a carbonation that isnít entirely ambitious, but certainly isnít holding back either. Bitter, a bit of a long finish, a stimulating aroma, and a damn tasty flavor would keep me coming back for this one...and if you know anything about me, you know that thereís always time for just one more. Right?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2607) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 22, 2015
Aroma: Grapefruit Rind, Mild Crackers Appearance: Orangish/Amber Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head, Decent Lacing Taste: Grapefruit Rind, Piney, Mild Crackers, Mildly Malty Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Drying

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2851) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden orange pour with a small head that fades to a messy film and ring. Citra hop heavy aroma of dank and juicy tropical and citrus fruit. Pineapple, kiwi, grapefruit, oranges, melon, light pine, light flowers, and a dank coating over all of it. Taste has a pretty strong dank hop oil flavor that can be a tad harsh on some sips but still very good. Great tropical fruit and citrus punch. A touch of pine in the finish. Medium body. Mouthfeel is creamy but sorta oily and slick too. Great stuff.

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