Brewed by Brodies
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 93   ABV: 3.1%
Cask: Occasional.
Hoppy session beer using the wonderful Citra hop. Flavours and aromas of pineapples and mangoes with a light mouthfeel.

jmgreenuk's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6212) - Kuala Lumpur, - NOV 13, 2012
Cask at the Mikkeler Bar, Copenhagen. Poured a cloudy light reddish yellow with a thin bubbly white head. The aroma is citrus leading to a somewhat rich bitter flavour with lots of bitterness lingering on the palate. This is like no other Citra Pale Ale I've tasted before. I was a little shocked at the first sip but it grew on me the more I drank. It's well worth tasting if only for the shock factor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
egidis (55) - LITHUANIA - OCT 22, 2015
On tap at King William IV. Pale, clear, small white head. Aromas of tropical fruits. Expected more aroma. Some acidity, silky, light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (969) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Cask at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A clear pale golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of soapy lemon, pineapple, some mango, slight orange and grassy, floral hops. Taste is similar of lemon, some orange, slight mango, subtle pineapple and grassy, floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, floral hop bitterness in the finish. A pleasantly sweet, fruity, low ABV golden ale with a soft bitterness. Surprisingly nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (2147) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Cask at Hop Inn, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours pale golden with white head. Quite sweet, citrus hit. Well balanced and drinks above ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (4734) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at The Lyric, London. It pours a clear pale golden color with small white head. Aroma of citrus peel, grass, citra hops. Taste is lightly tangy and fruity and medium bitter. Notes of tangerine, mango and citrus. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Cask at old coffee house. Clear gold with thin white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Taste is the same. A little watery. Not sure I get the mangoes but sort of pineapple/ light lime and lemon. Nice stuff but flavours weren’t quite strong enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7821) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours pale and cloudy, aroma and taste of light fruity citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8965) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Cask - Light fruity hops. Clear gold with a thin white head. Peach and fruity hops with some pale malt sweetness. Fruity and easy drinking, quite nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mjp12 (976) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Light golden ale, poured slightly cloudy. Has a slight citra tang, but really made as a thirst quencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (4235) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Cask at the Cock, Hackney. Short review due to session. Clear yellow, still, small white head. Aroma - musty, cheesey hop, and mixed fruit. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste - lemon and light mango with a lager-like musty finish. Very easy-going.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dogbomb (1117) - ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Cask. Light lemon coloured ale with a little haze and a thin white head. Nose is hoppy lemons and lemons and lemons... And that goes right over into the taste. Lemons, a lot of zest and a smidgen of soapyness. Alcoholic lemonade with an alcoholic bonus. A zingy fresh finish. A bit too much like washing up liquid for me.

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