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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Session IPA
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Citra Hop Ale.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hallstein (221) - Skogn, - FEB 1, 2014
Aromas of grass, citrus, lemongrass, grapefruit. Flavors of hoppy goodness; citrus, mandarins, oranges, grapefruit, resin and spruce. Very nice and hoppy with a dry bitter finish. Very good beer.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ston3s42 (25) - - MAR 21, 2015
Green-brownish almost muddy appearance, with lots of foamy head that lasts for a while. Quite bitter and somewhat sour with fruity notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at a big tasting (Nördprovning 2015). Hoppy smell with grass and herbs. Similar taste, light hoppy. Not overly fresh but drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6989) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2015
From tap. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, fruit, citrus, malt, grass and bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlazerT (157) - POLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Golden, little hazy with huge, white, semi-densed head. Great head retention. Medium lacing. Light tropical fruits aroma (pinapple) and light to medium citrus aroma (orange, lemon). Pale ale malts also noticable. Light bitterness Light body, thin texture, semi-dry, lively carbonation. Finish is short, dry and light bitter. Very drinkable and refreshing, good session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (449) - NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Pours a very pale, white frothy head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus and pepper. Taste is light but hoppy, sligtyly spicy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2552) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2015
A bottle at home in summer 2014. A bit hazy amber beer with a offwhite head. Hoppy and fruity aroma. Similar flavour, feels really refreshing - a nice summerbeer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7423) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle from...Norway. Probably Bergen airport. Dulled blonde narrowly capped with white. Rather beautiful aroma of lychee-dripped honeycomb, zested lime and humid green stems. Possibly a Whiff of Burton if you inhale deeper, certainly CE. Cask softness with a punchy sting of grapefruit and lemon zest mellowed with dunked English biscuit. A little rustic around the edges with detritus aplenty. Bonus point. Creamy and stewed hop afters. Could be Mallinsons. Very fine work indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1564) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 20, 2015
Appearance: Batch 787. Hazy yellow, lots of head. Maybe a bit too much, actually.
Aroma: Hops, citrus fruit. Slightly metallic.
Taste: Good amount of hops, citrus. Enjoyable. Bitterness not overpowering.
Bought: Trade with Cunningham - thanks!, 500 ml
Info: 18/4-2015, BB: 25/7-2015

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Stas. Hazy yellow with an off-white head. Hoppy aroma with tropical fruits and light graininess. Dry flavor with a bit of graininess, fruity hops and moderate bitterness. Quite light-bodied, kinda over-carbonated.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Akilles047 (24) - - JAN 7, 2015
Pours a small, fluffy head. The beer is golden and misty. Easily drinkable, with a strong taste of lime


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