Jackie-Os Mandala Citra
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 4.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Imperial IPA brewed with 100% Citra hops.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bigmmartin (603) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Either I?m just a sucker for citra hops or this is one of the best IPAs I’ve ever come across. The aroma is through the roof with tons of citrus and sharp hop resin. It?s a beautiful deep golden color with an extremely bright white head that lasts as long as you can stand from finishing the entire pour. The flavor is fantastic, as if there was any doubt from the aroma. Juicy citrus and mouth watering whole hops combine to form a bitter hop bite in the end. The palate is perfect. Full bodied with soft carbonation. An awesome beer that made my night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5296) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Grand Tasting. Gold pour with a small head. Nose is super bright and floral. Citrus, dank tropical marsh and green shoots. Tasste is pretty tart. Earthy bitter bite. Garden roots. Medium body, deft. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
njager246 (462) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap, Huge Citra aroma, as expected, very smooth citrus taste with some malts. Very nice amber appearance, and a great mouth feel, holds on nicely! Fantastic!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1680) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
I’m not a huge fan of straight Citra IPAS but this is a pretty good one. Typical Citra dominant nose, light malt presence lasting bitterness. Beautiful looking beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2756) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Un liquide orangé qui respire l’orange confite, la résine et les sucres. En bouche c’est effectivement très collant et peu amer. Savoureux mais pas de momentum sur la buvabilité.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7454) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Growler shared by Joe at the RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bitter tangerine note with grape fruit and a hint of resin underlying. Flavor has bitter tangerine with a bit of onion and some resin in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9932) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #103. Growler shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of tropical and citrus hops, raisin, pale malt. The taste is toffee malts, citrus and tropical hops, lemongrass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (6401) - Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a bright clear dark golden color with a small off white head. Great citrus, tropical and dank hop nose. The flavor has more citrus, orange, some tropical notes, dank, resiny hops with caramel and pale malts, lightly toasted bread. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9986) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Growler at RBWG. Pours clearish yellow with white head. Nose and taste of citrus, pineapple, malt and sticky resin. Medium-full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstonerock24 (142) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Pours a clear golden with white head. Aroma is citra hops to the max. Flavor is very citrus, flowery, and bitter. Overall this beer is fantastic and will drink whenever available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5262) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Sampled from a growler at rbwg. Almost clear golden. A white layer. All kinds of fruit flavor. Pineapple and tropical fruit. A nice malt is behind that. A bit of spiciness. Some bread. Really nice.

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