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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Citra is the most well received in our series of Single Hop beers. After taking Gold in 2011 and 2012 at the California Craft Brew Competition, and due to its high demand with our consumers, we decided to make this a year-round style. This IPA pours a dark amber in color with an off-white head. The hop aroma is floral, with citrus notes, while the malts have a toasted barley character with some caramel. CitraĎs hop flavor is resiny, with some citrus quality that is offset by toasty malt flavors with a touch of caramel. This is a moderately full bodied beer, with a bright carbonation, and a dry finish.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mora2000 (5856) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. Orange pour with a white head. The aroma is very sweet with a lot of bubblegum character. The flavor is also very sweet, with a lot of candied orange notes and sugar. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 27, 2013
If a beer is going to be brewed with one hop variety, I would choose citra. Amber colored with a thick off white head. Grapefruit on the nose with a tart citrus flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcr (2221) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle. Amber body. Off-white head. Aroma of raw, leafy hops, lemon, orange, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/velvety texture, lively carbonation. Expected this to be brighter since it features citra. Hints of citrus, lemon, orange, but a bit muddled with caramel flavor from the malts that are also a little grainy.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
niday2288 (115) - - MAY 4, 2013
Pour is dark copper with good haze. Thin white head. Nose is faint and somewhat sweet. Taste is nice and piny with notes of mango an citrus rind. Mouthfeel is medium. Pretty good. First foray into citra hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (1993) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bomber shared with nate and sloppy... cloudy orange pour... caramel hoppy pour.. taste is simikar.. awesone ipa

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbeatty (1098) - New York, USA - APR 6, 2013
Bottle, thanks to bird_machine, 04/06/2013. Pours ruby caramel, thin white head, dense sudsy lacing. Aroma is tangerine, peach, sweet tropical notes, piney edge, doughy malts. Taste is light citrus, heavy bitter pine, dark caramel malts a bit rough. Medium palate. Alright, this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Narnad (1472) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Hazy orange color with a tall very creamy, light tan/green head. Aroma is very strong orange citrus and a lot pine hops presence. Flavor is pretty watery with a strong bitterness but more grassy with a touch of citrus. Great lacing on the glass, very watery feeling with a light dry and bitter kick. Overall, itís the definition of a "meh" beer. I was expecting a great citrus nose/flavor combo but there wasnít enough malt backbone to hold the flavor. Body ruined the brew and made it a definite disappointment.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
An interesting beer- good to taste a single hopís character, but I usually prefer more of a medley. Pours a beautiful golden yellow brown, however.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vt3stick (103) - Chicago, USA - FEB 21, 2013
22 oz bomber. Pours dark amber with slight head. Super hoppy with all of the expected citrus notes. Pineapple, peach, lemon, and grapefruit are all in there. In comparison to other IPAs that have used CItra, itís a lot less balanced. That notwithstanding, a very nice IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7902) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Amber pour. Caramel malt and candied citrus in the nose, doesnít smell fresh yet I havenít seen it before on the shelves in IL. Flavor is again caramel candy, low bitterness, floral hops. Seems to lack most citra character. My guess is it is both a bit old and their hop addition times and quantities just sucked.


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