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Style: Saison
Bermondsey, England
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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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.


Philym's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, - FEB 22, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden with 2 finger thick head. Aroma: Mineral, leather, marmalade, pine/resinous, citrus, earthy, peppery, biscuit/bread. Taste: Medium sourness and bitterness with low sweetness and a slight saltiness. Palate: Thick grainy texture, light body, average/prickly carbonation, abrupt citrus, malty bitter, sour finish with a peppery end. Comments: Lovely and glass lace. Review is for bottled version 5.5%.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (732) - NORWAY - APR 22, 2015
Tåkete gul farge med hvitt skum. Lukter av sitron og grape. Tydelig sitrus i smaken også. godt karbonert og noe syrlig avslutning,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1782) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Keg in the Heaton Hop, Manchester. Cloudy lemon colour with a frothy white head. Zesty lemon flavour with light spice. Some earthy yeast notes too. Light and refreshing. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (8650) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Keg, Brewdog, Leicester. Hazy golden with a white foam. Aromas are yeasty and clean with lemon and grapefruit. Bready with leafy notes. Flavours are bitter lemon and grapefruit with base toasted grain. Limey with hints of pine. Refreshing

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buczer (352) - Łódź, POLAND - APR 2, 2015
Bottle, pours golden, hazy with stable white head. Intense ciric aroma with some spicy notes. Citric notes also in taste, delicate sourness, medium bitterness, spicy yeasty notes. Light body, average carbonation, citric-bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdjuice (398) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - MAR 31, 2015
Pours cloudy straw gold with beautiful pillowy white head. Aromas are prominently fruity and citrusy. From the hops, the flavors are citrus with a bit of piney bitterness on the finish. A good amount of yeastiness, spice, a little thin maybe, but really quite a classy saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6718) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle from Corks of Cotham, Bristol. Pale gold in colour, with a big, rocky, white head and slight carbonation. Sweet, perfumed, floral hop and Belgian yeast aroma with some wheaty grains. Sharp, lemon flavour with some tangerine, crisp malts and a dry, tingly finish. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mysland (50) - GERMANY - MAR 26, 2015
Flasche. Leicht trübe, schöne weiße Schaumkrone. Extremer Duft nach frischen Zitrusfrüchten (Limette, Zitrone, Yuzu). Frisches, leichtes Mundgefühl. Leichter Malzkörper, Zitrusaromen, bittere kommt schon recht früh.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4455) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
Poured hazy piss yellow with a frothy white head. Aroma of zesty citrus and soft saison yeast. Light body, flavour as the aroma, lightly tart and refreshing, light lemon and lime.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5187) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2015
On tap at Craft&Draft. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of hay, Citra hops, lots of citrus, dry malts and yeast. Flavour is dry, citrusy, hay, yeast, pale malts, light floral, bitter finish. Light bodied. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3489) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2015
Clear golden colour, firm white head. Aroma of citrus, malts, hops, lemon juice. Flavour malts, hops, citra. Quite dry. Lingering bitter finish, citrus, light sour.
(from 33cL bottle @ the brewery, RBESG 2014 Bermondsey tour)


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