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Style: Saison
Bermondsey, England
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Style: Saison
Recipe: Citra
ABV: 5.4%
The Citra Saison is BBNo.’s modern interpretation of a Belgian farmhouse-style classic. A light, crisp body, fresh fruit/spice flavour and a mild bitterness make this a very refreshing, drinkable beer.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, - FEB 2, 2014
Superb aroma, spicy, earthy taste with a lasting dry, yeasty finish and thick lasting head. Very example.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mjp12 (267) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Light pale yellow. Good saison aroma, while the flavour balances saison with a clean citra kick. A great summer beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle frae Brew Dog on-line store. Hazy yellow pour with a medium off white head. Citrus, earthy hop and yeast were present in the snout. Flavour was more of the same with a hint of barnyard, herbs and spice. Quite bright and crisp with a dryish bitter finish. Decent stuff and hard to fault but falls short of greatness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElectroMod (110) - - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle from Kash bar, Chester. Pours a clear straw gold colour with a pillowy white head. Aroma is yeasty, citrussy and hoppy. Taste is yeast, bready, citrus hops. Mouthfeel is mildly watery with medium carbonation. Slight sour finish on the palate. Tasty!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2705) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2014
330ml bottle from Alesela, Glasgow (5.5% abv on the bottle label) - clear golden, thin white head, yeasty, fruity aroma with a hint of pine, no lacing, yeasty, bit of fruit, high carbonation, dry finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (597) - SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Mr_H a cloudy pale golden ale big citrus yeasty aromas taste is sweet but citrus grain high carbonated finish but nice beer

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JohnRMurdoch (3169) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2014
330ml bottle courtesy of mr_h. Golden yellow, reasonable head. Clove resin aroma. Sour resin grain flavour. Sour perfumery aftertaste. Not my sort of beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1463) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at The White Horse, Parsons Green on 23 March 2013. Poured a cloudy, light golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of peppery hop, citrus and dusty grains. Fresh fruity flavours, some straw and yeast esters. Finish was crisp hops and dry cereals with a little tinned fruit sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smalle (85) - Leuven, BELGIUM - APR 11, 2014
Aroma: something spicy, lemon, hops. Taste: something sourish, even astringent in the taste, spicy, citrus

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beermearjay (33) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2014
Bottle into Teku glass. Nice fat fluffy white head, pretty pale/golden hazy colour (i brought the sediment through the pour rather than leaving in the glass - which may in hindsight alter the flavour). I get coriander on the aroma front, beautiful opening up in taste and palate, citra, yeasty, vibrant, lemon flavour. Really, very surprising and very lovely Saison.....picture a perfect spring day with flowers in the field, laying on a blanket with your lady (or in my case, holed up in a two bed flat in grimy London, with the rain pouring outside and the cat doing her best to annoy seven level of shit out of me :-). Seriously, very nice interpretation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4206) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle from a friend, many thanks. hazy golden color with medium white head. Grassy hoppy aroma, with lemon, yeast. Taste, very light malt, dough, yeast strong in Citra hops, herbal notes, spices. Tasty.


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