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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Part of the MEPS series. A single hop, west coast stlye american Pale Ale with intense hop flavor and aromaís. This is a citrus bomb that has grapefruit and passion fruit aromaís with citrus lime flavors.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hop_Hedonist (462) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2016
A citra bomb - Iím not a big citra fan but I canít fault this - great sweet caramel malt makes it balanced and super opulent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (1992) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle from Geers, Gent - BE. Color: golden blond beer with small carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: nice citra hoppy attack. Lime notes. Fruity and hoppy. Taste: medium body with hoppy blast. Lime and peach notes. Good attenuation and really drinkable. Superb IPA. Aftertaste:: wet bitterness with citra notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DwarfeD (2621) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2016
660ml bottle shared with a friend in the sun at home. Somewhat hazy orange with a medium white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced fruity sweetness with nice crispy bitterness. Hops, citrus, tropical fruits, grapefruit and caramel. Great IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2016
20th April 2016
Almost clear gold beer, good white head. Palate is light and mildly dry, good fine carbonation. Very light malts, medium sweet. Lively citra hops bringing orange, tangerine and pink grapefruit. Whispers of pine and spice. Light finish. Hugely drinkable IPA. The hops are tasty and the malt base light. Light and with a lovely balance.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blueshockey24 (418) - Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2016
Bomber. Pours Golden clear with off white head. Aroma is citrus hoppy with some sweetness. Taste is sweet and hoppy with a bitter hoppy finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tillmac62 (685) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 21, 2016
BOD 11/4/15. Pours a clear gold with a bit of amber. Outstanding head volume, world class lacing and retention. Outstanding nose of grapefruit, passion fruit and a touch of lime over pale malt with a strong dose of grainy biscuit. Heavy light body that is smooth with a hint of oiliness. Superb carbonation level that is in balance with the body. The middle has a bit of effervescence and the finish is prickly. The flavor profile is quite outstanding and allows the Citra hop to shine. Intensity is appropriate for the style, as is bitterness. Balance is world class. It begins with grapefruit then flows into a moderate middle bitterness. Passion fruit emerges post middle bitterness over a fairly sweet base (cracker biscuit) with notes of caramel. Towards the finish, a lime influence emerges creating a nice contrast with passion fruit. The finish is a slow fade of slightly sweet zest and lime with a slight dryness coupled with an earthy dankness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (4628) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2016
Wow, a beer I havenít rated before! Happy birthday to me :) this one is a liquid , deep copper color with a thin white ring head. Itís a little stinky and danky. The palate is resinous and medium. Lingers long after.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8090) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 18, 2016
9/IV/16 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle (>Ä11) from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: n/a, bottled: XI/24/15 (2016-325)

Clear orange beer, big creamy irregular off-white head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving some lacing in the glass. Aroma: lots of citrus, grapefruit, some sweet malts, caramel, lots of tropical fruits, bit cheesy. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very fruity start, bit lemony, citrus, some melons, pretty bitter, bit resinous, sweet malty touch. Aftertaste: bit sweet, malty, caramel, soft bitterness, fruity. Probably way better when fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (324) - New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2016
Passion fruit, citrus hop aroma with notes of bread. Appearance is a hazy gold with a white head with good retention. Flavor has a passion fruit flavor with notes of cracker and biscuit with some notes of caramel. Body is medium light with a medium level of carbonation. Overall, Iím not sure I would call it a pale ale, but itís a good beer. I would prefer a little more body though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1771) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2016
Bottle at tderoeck's place, thanks! Pretty bitter for a Citra pale ale. Full mouthfeel, nice but not fantastic.


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