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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A double IPA that is hazy pale in color with a strong pungent aroma that comes from large amounts of Citra hops.

ross' rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Surprise bomber from Richard. Damn dude, thanks! Pours out an orange color with a white head on it. Smell is loaded with mango, pineapple, and other citrus notes. I have never had anything made with Citra before.. Taste is great, smooth, fruity, no alcohol bite. Plenty of carbonation, basically a perfect double IPA. Fantastic beer; can I get some more?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1466) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle shared by Bruce. Pours copper with white head. Great citrus aroma. Taste is fresh bitter and citrus. Nice crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
marcus (8294) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle shared by my friend Bruce. Pours orange copper with a thick off-white head and a huge citrus aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with a grapefruit finish that stay on the palate. Very solid and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (2743) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
bottle shared at our big bottle share tasting. poured a deep cloudy dark golden colour with a small white head. nose is quite taste. lots of juice fruits, sweet fresh apricots, floral hop notes, tropical fruits, crisp malts, and juicy citrus. taste is not as full bodied as you would expect. sweet fruits forward. slight caramel malts, could have had some more of that hop bitterness in the mouthfeel aswell. clear citra notice. creamy mouthfeel. it’s clear that the nose is way better than the taste. pretty tasty brew do

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (4533) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 27, 2015
Cloudy light amber color. Amazingly dry hopped nose with tons of citrus and grapefruit nose. Very light dry superbly quaffable. Modestly bitter finish. So well put together Southern California beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (4433) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 21, 2015
22oz bottle pours out a hazy gold topped with a white head. Nose is heavy citra rich malt heavy hops lots of citrus. Taste is more of citra nice bitter kick and a good grapefruit end.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnnyvelvet (19) - - NOV 11, 2015
Tap @ Toronado. Pours hazy amber with a small, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is strongly citrus with hops and vanilla. Flavor is crisp, bitter, with a light flour/wheat favor. Light body and medium carbonation ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1911) - Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Tap at brewery. Heavy citra aroma, heavy citra flavor, lean malt body, a west coast hop bomb masterpiece. Not much else to say.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (6650) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2015
22 oz bottle shard by Hoff. Thanks, bro. An exciting rare tick by the bro. Pours a nice gently hazed golden amber hue. Frothy whitish head atop is a firmer filmy layer, nice thicker spotty film laces well and sticks around nice enough. Aromas are citric and juicy, touches of tropical fruit, a nice resiny bitter floral life. Grapefruit, mango, pineapple and earth, a bit sweet from the hops. Initial is lighter end of the fold, a nice bitterness, fruity llife, dry and gentle bitter. This never gets sweet or big. Dry and bitter backend, good firm florals with touches of bread, gentle straw. Light, airy, bitter especially as it catches into the backend and finish. While the nose is juicy and rich, a good bubblegum and tropical appeal, the beer is light, the malt body pretty crushable through a bitter backend and finish that comes on nicely. A nice floral slant, touches of earth and citrus rind and oils. Pithy, fresh and tasty. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BucannonXC5 (1213) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Type: 22-oz. bottle Glass: Pint mug From: Beer Advocate’s Toner Price: N/A Purchased: N/A; Received on Feb. 18, 2015 Consumed: Feb. 20, 2015 Misc.: N/A Thanks Tony! Poured a honey, orange, hazy color with 2-to-3 fingers of khaki-white, rocky head. A few light bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Good layered, foamy, spiderweb lacing on the sides of the glass. Average retention. (Sight - 4.13) Wow. First whiff reminded me of an Alpine IPA, specifically Bad Boy or Duet. Got mango, tropical, pineapple, Citra, floral, Amarillo, light resin, grapefruit pulp, nectarine, passion fruit, wet pine, sugary caramel and red grapefruit. Delicious. (Smell - 4.88) Taste wasn’t as potent as the smell, which would be hard to live up to anyway. Got toned down tropical, mango, pineapple, grapefruit pulp, bitter nectarine rind, Citra, some resin, caramel, peach, apricot, slight Juicy Fruit gum, light passion fruit, juice orange, floral and Amarillo. (Taste - 4.38) Medium body. Creamy texture. Lively carbonation. Long, juicy, bitter finish. (Feel - 4.25) This was really, really good. However, I’ve got yesterday’s Hopslam as the wee favorite between the two. Glad I got to try this though. (Overall - 4.38) 4.45 99 A

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Tasting with the Crew. Didn’t know this badboy was showing up until Jrob21 pulled it out. At 45 days + we had some doubts that it would be as good as the ratings indicate. Would love to try fresh as this was awesome where it was. Tropical fruits, dank, citrus everywhere. Very nice.

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