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Green Flash Hop Odyssey Citra Session IPA

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our Citra Session™ IPA is brewed with high-quality Marris Otter and Vienna malt but the flavor is dominated by the Citra hops introduced throughout the boil and again in the dry hop for maximum aroma intensity. Notes of lemon, orange and grapefruit make this hop-laden brew a perfectly potable summer session IPA.

Previously 4.3% abv


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3270) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2014
On Draught
Pours a nice light golden with a nice head & some lace.

The aroma is dank & melon like width a huge bright fresh hoppiness. The beer has just a light graininess in the bouquet.

Lightly herbal & grassy with a big citrus & melon hop character with a nice moderate bitterness. The beer is fairly dry.
Pretty chill

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (613) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours a clear gold with lasting thin head and decent lacing. Aroma is mild citrus, pale malt. Taste is appropriately bitter with a good dose of citrus and some pale bready malts afterwards. Not a bad summer session beer, but a bit thin and hollow. Maybe that’s the intent, but I have been spoiled by how intense Citra can be in other contexts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft at Snallygaster 2014. Poured a clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma was light citrus notes, some light malt. Flavor was refreshing, heavy hop notes, mild alcohol - easy drinking.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zsb19 (163) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Aroma is outstand and full of juicy citrus....orange, lemon and red grapefruit. Light hazy yellow with thick fluffy white head. Taste is lemony citrus upfront that develops into sweet red grapefruit/orange style citrus mid-palate and fades into more bitter grapefruit that lingers nicely on the follow through. Palate is somewhat thin with some light carbonation noticeable. Overall this is one of the better session IPAs I have had so far. A delicious citrus hop bomb that you can drink all day.....what’s not to love?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gachupines (901) - USA - SEP 15, 2014
Clear golden with a thick white head. Aroma is light grapefruit and mildly floral hops. Flavor is grapefruit hops with a very mildly sticky mouthfeel. Clean and crisp bitterness in the finish, bit of a snap to it. Wife: 3.7

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft, Snallygaster. Clear amber body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, orange/grapefruit. Light body, faint resin. Straightforward but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Pours orange with ok head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Good citra hops infusion. Light sweet, light bitter finish. Tap at Snallygaster.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2268) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
9/14/2014. 22 oz. bottle. Clear amber color with a thin white head. Fresh, floral hoppy aromas with hints of pine and citrus. Bitter, refreshing flavors, lots of grapefruit and a long dry finish. Very tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerGod (5251) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Hazed amber with a short white head. Lots of floral and citrus hops in the nose along with soft malt and light caramel notes. Taste is big citrus, floral hops, light tropical fruit notes, caramel and toasted malt. Body is medium with a moderate bubbly carbonation and a light lingering hop bitterness. Slight resinous feel as well. Ends with more floral hops, citrus fruit, tropical fruit, hop resins, caramel and soft malt. Delicious!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Another (imagine that) winner from the GF Hop Odyssey Series. Excellent showcase of the Citra hop here blasting citrus up the nose with hints of lemon and zest all over. Similar flavor, super drinkable but full bodied, love the zesty dry finish! Winner!


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