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DuClaw Anti-Venom (Citra)
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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What could motivate us to replace the signature mix of hops in our classic pale ale, Venom, with a single variety? This amazing variant, hopped solely with American Citra hops for an array of vibrant citrus flavors, a big, fresh, fruity aroma and Venom’s crisp, refreshing, lingering finish. Pop the top and experience...a whole new bite.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 15, 2013
22oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some orange/grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some caramel. Light-medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2268) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2013
August 2012. From bottle. Light amber color with a white head. Citrus aromas with pine, hops and malt. Very nice aromas and flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bomber->lager. Hazy otange with big frothy offwhite head. Aroma: floral and citrus hops, herbs. Taste: hops and fruit, herbs, dishsoap, malt. A bit of a mess.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7403) - Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Candied trpical citrus in the aroma. Flavor is a ncie mixture of malt and citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (3998) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 12, 2013
22 ounce thanks to Michelle. Mild orange body with some floral hop profile but not what I normally expect from citra hops. Overall slight malt and bit muted hops. Ok. Drinkable, for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Poured deep golden with white head. Nose was that great Citra nose with pale malt, peppery spice in the nose and flavor, and a crisp, fresh finish. Bottling seems to have hampered this one, as the draft version I had was excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5743) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours as you’d expect a beer with "citra" to pour .. orange-amber, sticky but thin head, stark citric aroma. Easy drinking, crisp, tight, and rollicking with citrus, wood, fresh-cut grass. A bit overly earthy, but a good time drink nonetheless. (#4850, 12/8/2012)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3916) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Location: 22 oz bottle from State Line, 11/6/12

Aroma: The nose is citrus/grapefruit, some caramel, bread, and sweet malts
Appearance: It pours a dark orange-reddish color with a small head and some spotty lace
Flavor: The taste is a little more malty, then the nose, there’s bitterness, but not much citrus hop flavor
Palate: The body is medium, it drinks with a little creaminess, an average carbonation, and dry finish
Overall Impression: This one is solid, but not too much more. Trying to remember back to the Green Flash version I had on tap, I feel like this one has a slightly better nose, but otherwise, I liked them both about the same amount, but this one might be just slightly better.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2688) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Amber with a whit e head. Citrus in the aroma and also bread and roast malt. The citra shows in the flavor but the sweetness of the malt provides a nice balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkitty (165) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Nice fruity hoppy aroma initially from the bomber. In the glass: a nice lingering head over a hazy not so pale pour. Citrusy and fruity hoppiness, a little thin but not bad by any means.


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