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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Part of the MEPS series. A single hop, west coast stlye american Pale Ale with intense hop flavor and aroma’s. This is a citrus bomb that has grapefruit and passion fruit aroma’s with citrus lime flavors.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WABeerFiend (388) - - JAN 17, 2015
Poured from a bomber into a tumbler on 08.01.14. A: Grapefruit, hop resin, and malt. Sweet. A: 1 finger fluffy head. See through orange/yellow body. T: Hop resin and orange dominate. Pine is subtle. P: Crisp and creamy. Great mouthfeel. O: This was hop resin heavy. It was not great, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13462) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Poured hazy light copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy citrus hop aroma. Moderate to heavy citrus bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Very good brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (3205) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2014
12oz bottle shared by Pizz5116 after work (Christmas Squad beers round 2). Poured a clear orange color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of light caramel malt, lots of dank citrus, and arm pits. Taste is much the same with lots of orange and lemon citrus coming through.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4252) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Dark orange body, medium sized white head, nice soapy lacing. Grapefruit, orange juice, passionfruit, mango, and... a healthy dose of bready malts. Medium bodied with mild sweetness throughout. Moderate carbonation and lively bitterness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium sized white head. The aroma is all Citra hops. Really nice fragrant citrus and florals. The taste is light bitter, dry citrus. Well done.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (15615) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Amber, hazy. Strong citra nose is unfortunately quite chewy, either from crystal malt or age (it’s a few months old) or possibly both. Taste is similar, with moderate bitterness and some toastiness, but really lacking in brightness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2014
22 oz. bottle. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thin white head that lasted until the second sip and left no lace. Pleasant aroma of grassy and grapefruit hops. The flavor begins with malt, but is quickly overrun with brash grassy and grapefruit Citra hops. Almost abrasive on the palate. I’m sure this one is a winner with the hopheads, but its a little overdone and unbalanced for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (10098) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"A very nice example to showcase the yumminess that is the Citra Hop. Smooth and very aromatic and flavorful, without the bitterness usually associated with such an explosion of hops. tropical fruit citrus, buttery feel, lingering aftertaste. very nice for a pale, and a single hop pale at that!"

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (792) - - SEP 18, 2014
On draft. Big, juicy citrus aroma. Buy after that everything is kind of also. A good IPA, but nothing special.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cernjoh (183) - Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Poured from bomber into a snifter. Aroma is of grass and straw. Appearance is a clear light golden orange with an almost nonexistent white head. Taste is slightly sweet grassy and grapefruit with a very slight bitter finish. Palate is nice with good carbonation. Overall a very good Pale Ale well worth seeking out. Cheers!


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