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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Crooked Tree Malt using Citra as the single hop showcase.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (3981) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 29, 2013
Draft at Milltown. Pours a soft straw gold with two fingers of sticky off white head. Nose is woody and citrusy with a nice zesty quality and definitive malt balance. Notes of toasted grain and hints of bread show in the aroma and flavor. A light sweetness shows in the flavor and then quickly dissipates yielding a light body and dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (7006) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
It basically is citra crooked tree. Nice tropical fruit and some spice/herb. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (1861) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2013 Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber color with a small head that quickly fades and collects at the edges. Grabs the glass well. Really nice aroma, tropical fruit, mandarin oranges, grapefruit, lemons. The taste combines all the aromas with some flowers and a nice caramel malt backbone. Super smooth and bitter finish. Very soft carbonation, medium body, oily mouthfeel. This is a great showcase for the citra hop.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (4633) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate citrus and tropical fruits with a touch of grapefruit. It pours a transparent amber with a two finger off-white head that quickly settles to a thin film. There’s a good amount of sticky webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate citrus and tropical fruits. The finish has light-moderate grapefruit with a touch of lemon. It’s medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel. Overall, this is the best of the mixed 12-pack.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RespertFTW (519) - Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle. One of my favorite dark horse beers. Nice citrus aroma. Heavy Citra hop flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft. Aroma has big notes of tropical fruits, grapefruit, citrus fruits and caramel malts. Wonderful fruity finish! Medium hazy amber hue with and avg white head that left great lace. Flavor is medium sweet and heavy bitter. Palate is medium bodied and oily average. Overall a wonderful IPA that really showcased the Citra hops quite well. Just loved it!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3769) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 25, 2013
Aroma is citrus, grapefruit and grassy. The flavor is citrus/orange, grapefruit, malts, a hint of lemons/berries and a bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2013
tap at 2013 michigan winter beer fest. citra hops really make this a fantastic ipa. flavor is awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1251) - Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2013
I wish crooked tree tasted like this all the time. Strong citra hop presence really shines through. Clean and refreshing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikem409 (1478) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Tap. Pours murky orange with massive thick white head. Aroma is very present lots of citrus. Taste is spot on tropical fruit salad and nice bitter finish


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