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Hopcraft Citraic

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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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask conditioned


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1405) - WALES - 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 (2520) - 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 (1711) - 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 (2924) - 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 (14074) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Cask gravity @ Craft100. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Gravity dispense at Craft 100, Craft Clapham, 03/04/14. Lightly hazed golden with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is bitter citric fruit, earthy dusty hop notes, light spice, orange pith, mango, tropical crush - solid stuff. Taste comprises juicy hops, bitter orange, citric pithdom, mango, pine, light bread doough. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Solid APA, tasty stuff indeed, best beer I’ve had from Hopcraft thus far.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6317) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Cask gravity at Craft 100. It pours pale gold with a small white head. The nose is toasty pine, urine, orange squash, mango, grain and barnyard. The taste is crisp, bitter, piney, resin, varnish, grapefruit, mango, passion fruit and toasted grass with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Crisp, bitter and scoopable. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
3rd April 2014
Craft100 fest at Craft Clapham. Light haze on this gold beer, small white head. Smooth palate with mild fine carbonation. Good citric fresh orange, mango and whisper of lemon and floral hop. Dry finish. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (1796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Cask at the Craft 100. One of the best beers I had at the festival. Nice rusty orange looking beer, clear, medium white head. Nose is punchier citrous fruit, orange, tangerine, grapefruit, bitter and hoppy, with a nice caramel and rich biscuit malt character. Some mango and passion fruit tropical fruit too. Has a nice citrous hop kick to it, with great malt balance.


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