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The Citizen can best be summed up as "a trip around the world in a can". We start off with our classic recipe that contains American and British hops, and pair them with a distinctive Belgian yeast for a taste that brings together a little bit of everywhere. The Citizen’s nose is of delicate yet floral hops, becoming more fragrant as it warms. This, along side a sweet malt finish, strikes a wonderfully drinkable balance that will bring you all the way back to our nation’s capital. Become a Citizen of the world, one sip at a time!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (630) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Poured from a can. Pours a light yellow color, 1 cm of white head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is floral and sweet with some spice. Tastes of light hop bitterness, citrus fruit, a hint of spices, and sweet malt. It’s fairly highly carbonated, almost effervescent. It’s very crisp and light on the palate with a short to short medium finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
factus (13) - - AUG 23, 2013
Had a lemony flavor. Nice bright yellow color. But I was hopinfor more structure and complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llcooldave (1161) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Thanks to my bro Joe for the hook up. Pale orange in color with a thin head. Sweet fruity aroma like apricots and tropical fruits. Clean malty flavor with a touch of citrus and that "Belgian’ note. Overall, a very tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6654) - Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Sampled during CBC 2013. Orange pour with a small khaki head. Light yeast and esters on the aroma, citrus, light hoppiness, doughy malts. Subdued flavor, mild citrus and Belgian yeast, pale malts. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6594) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Where and how: can 355 ml Virginia Beach
Aroma orange, citrus with crisp dry hop.
Top: large lasting white cap.
Base: hazy amber.
Palate : medium plus carbonation. With average finish. Medium lighter body.
Taste: nutty woody hops. Thin malt base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoR (633) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
Can, bought in DC. Pours a cloudy orange colour with medium white head that quickly dissipates. Light aroma of malt, some citrus. Pretty decent beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (1101) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Poured from a cold bottle. Golden color, medium white head. Smells of rotten fruit. Light bitterness at first, transitions to nuts, strange taste for a Belgium .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2287) - Silver Spring, USA - AUG 2, 2013
On tap at the Olive Lounge (in the back space of Middle East Cuisine) in Takoma Park, MD. Hazy, bright golden amber with a thin off-white head and fair lacing. Mild aroma of yeast, hay, biscuit and lemongrass with a bit of earthy funkiness. Taste of yeast, earth herbal hops, white table grapes, apple cider, pear, grain and caramel. Medium body and high/medium carbonization. This beer does not initially strike you as being anything special, but if you let it warm a bit and sip it slowly, the complexity comes through. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2871) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Can: Pale copper with a light haze and a small white head. Nose is fruity, esters, and yeast. Inviting. The carbonation was a little high and I ended up letting this set for a bit. A little bready with light fruitiness up front, yeast, and then more of a tropical fruit in the tail. A lingering finish. Nice session brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5547) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2013
32oz growler from the brewery. Very fresh. Pours a clear gold with some fizzy, white head. Nose has a lot of pepper, candy sugar, papaya, yeast. Flavor is similar, melon, papaya, yeast, candy sugar, heavy white pepper. Clean finish.

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