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Laughing Dog Purebred: Citra APA

Laughing Dog Purebred: Citra APA
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The first in our Purebred series of single hop A.P.A.s showcases the hop variety Citra. These are used for everything from bittering and flavor to aroma. The soft bitterness of the Citra hop makes this an extremely drinkable beer.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3611) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear light amber color with a moderate off white head on there. Nose is lightly grassy and earthy, and doesn’t seem all that appealing. Taste is lightly bitter, but earthy and dirty. Not all that great for me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (829) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
Dark gold, clear with white head. Aroma is citra - tropical fruit, light pine. Body is a bit nastier than I might prefer, but tough to go wrong I guess. Zd, this is not.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1462) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle: cloudy, murky gold color with an off-white head with some sticky lacing. Lemony, juniper shrub, ginger, and a peppery tanginess. Solid hop flavors with a sturdy malt backbone. Heavy body but also refreshing with some bitter cucumber peel in the aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (877) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Little aroma. Straw with small white head. Clean finish with some bitterness.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beernovice39 (3120) - Montana, USA - MAY 1, 2014
On tap. Dark golden color With a white top. Wonderful hoppy nose. Taste is bready and fruity with a Nice hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thb (680) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
Clear ’dark gold’ with not much in the way of foam on tap. Aroma is hop - tropical fruit, grapefruit. Soft cereal malt background. Bitterness is gentle. Relatively complex for a single hop. Drinkable as can be.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2113) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Slightly hazy amber beer with creamy head, thick lacing. Citrus/pine aroma, hops more subdued in flavor as dry malt comes into play. Finish is abrupt and dry. Smooth drinker.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
exeter (293) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Pale copper colour with micro-head that hangs around to the bottom. Smells of Tropical fruit but muted. Flavour is grassy, grapefruit, minor lemon and a little bit of breadiness. Goes down nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (2192) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 27, 2014
22oz in Seattle. Pale gold, frothy head. Sweet full, distinct hop. Tasty medium body. Good clean citrus hop. Full pine needle. Dry bitter finish. Super tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1298) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. One of the more flavorful pales I’ve had. Grapefruit and orange rind. Biscuity malt after. Really, really nice!


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