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Hopcraft Citraic

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Brewed by Hopcraft
Style: American Pale Ale
Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, Wales

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 78   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & keg; Occasional.
First brewed in February 2014. Brewed again in March, May and September 2014.

Two superstar hops in one mad beer! A riot of tropical fruit flavours in a glass.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nvllm (1) - - APR 23, 2015 does not count
pale, golden, citrus, medium bitterness, thin feel, light body, average carbonation, bitter,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6780) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Rutland Arms, Sheffield, 1/12/2014. Clear gold in colour, with a tight, white, head. Big, tropical fruits, a touch of discordant green apple, and crisp malts. Finish was lingering and bitter. Perhaps slightly tired, but ok overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
Cask at the Earl of Essex, London. It pours a clean pale straw color with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and hoppy, with notes of lemon juice, grapefruit peel, grass, hay. Taste is medium bitter and mildly sweet with notes of hay, grains, grass, citrus peel, orange blossom and pine cones. Finishes dry and bitter, Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very tasty brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5613) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 16, 2014
Cask stillage at the Birmingham CAMRA festival 2014. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a bubbly white head. The aroma is grassy hop with a little barnyard. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light skunky malt nettle citrus hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13539) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Cask at CPK during the pub’s 5th birthday celebration - London. Pours clear gold with a slight, white foam head. The nose holds rindy tangerine, some herbs, pale malts. Light sweet flavor with further rind, general citrus fruits, pine. Light bodied with fine carbonation; good condition. Nicely balanced on the finish with soft resinous hops, some pine needles, rind and a bit of ripe tangerine. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (2916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Cask at Cask P&K. Clear orange, still, big foamy white head. Aroma - breathy and musty with some peach. Body is light, smooth, a touch of carbonation. Taste is light - lemon, apricot, soft subtle bitter finish. A little astringent, and it gets a little tiring over time. Decent overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4971) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Cask at the cask pub and kitchen 5th birthday. Clear golden coloured pour with a thin lasting white head some lace. Aroma is lemon Zest and orange peel, sweet candied berry in the aroma. Flavour is earthy lemon, some wheat grain, pithy lemon and tanin. Firm citrus hop bitterness. Some tea leaves. Medium body and decent condition.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (5869) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Thin, fruity, tastes a bit like a mixture of orange and pineapple juice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5719) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Hazy yellow, no real head. Light grapefruit aromas, light sweet taste. Bit thin on the palate, but OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2014
Keg at the hanging bat... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Soft dry orange... Dry zezty hop... Dry floral fruit... Little pineapple


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