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Joseph James Citra Rye Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1343) - Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2013
On draught at Freakin’ Frog. Clean golden color. Citrus hop aroma. Grass and citrus hop flavor with noticeable rye notes. Dry hoppy finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (809) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 25, 2014
The used to be worst in Nevada keeps climbing. A nice, aromatic, fruity and lightly spicy brew. Big on the citrus in nose and flavor with light rye and a light to moderate bitterness.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11269) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Draft. hazy orange yellow color, fluffy white head. Aroma of pineapple, orange, lemon. taste is bright citrus, minimal spice. very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2419) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
UPDATED: APR 13, 2014 Overall, good rye pale ale, on tap at the los angeles beer festival, pours amber with a huge head and lots of white lacing, very strong, smells bitter, taste is nice crisp, some rye malts, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3919) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2014
Draft - Floral orange and caramel malts. Clear gold with a thin head. Spicy, earthy hops ad orange. A decent but funny rye as you do get the fruitiness of citra.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10822) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 20, 2014
On tap @ Haven Gastropub. Clear orange colored pour with a white head. Nose is intensely pine forward. Big grapefruit peel as well. Very light malt, maybe some cracker and bread. Hints of tropical fruit. Big, big bitterness on the tongue. Very dry as well. Tons of pine and citrus peel and pith. Some grapefruit, light orange, and a bit of grass. Minimal malt sweetness, just a bit of bread and cracker. Pretty good, though less aggressive bitterness would have been appreciated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taosmax (25) - - OCT 26, 2013
Sample at GABF 2013. Pours amber orange with an impressive head. Powerful aroma of orange, tangerine, and grapefruit. Medium body with lively carbonation. Surprising lack of rye spiciness. Sweet malt body with plenty of bitterness to cover it up. Overall, an interesting beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (6615) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 28, 2013
On tap at Aces and Ales 2. Pours a clear yellowish gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has a nice combination of citrus and rye with a touch of resin underlying. Flavor has the same citrus and pine combination that is really well balanced throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9919) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
A golden ale with a thin white head. In aroma, pleasant floral hops, with nice citrusy character, light Belgian overtones of fruity esters. In mouth, a nice grassy malt with loads of citrusy hops, flowers, very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1144) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Out of a can from Matt Sigala. Citrusy and grassy aroma and flavors with nice hop profile and nice spicy crisp finish. Nice one.


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