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Laughing Dog Purebred: Citra APA
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4039) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 2, 2013
650ml bomber bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger and a half of white head that leaves some nice lacing rings on the glass. Aroma is quite pleasant with a definite citrus note and some other light fruits. Taste is a grapefruit hop bitterness with some tropical fruity and malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. A very flavorful pale ale that is nicely balanced and worth checking out.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beernovice39 (3102) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (2891) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle - Fresh pine and little else. Clear gold with a thin white head. Pine and resin, with a balanced bitterness. Nice but one sided, as expected with a single hop. The resin is a bit overwhelming and lingers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2537) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2013
650ml brown bottle. Gold pour, crystal clear. Fat white cap that lasts a long time, good patchy lacework. Hoppy nose with citrus and light tropical notes. Taste has orange peel and grass and mild tropical sweet notes, malt character is rather neutral. Dry finish, quite clean, light lingering bitterness, a bit of grass and grapefruity hops lingering. Decent carbonation and light bodied. A good single hopped sessionable ale that features the Citra hops well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (2314) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 13, 2013
22oz bottle pours a hazy pale yellow/orange with a lasting off-white head. Big hoppy aroma. Floral and a bit papery. Bitter with a lot of fresh hoppiness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (2138) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2060) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
Shoulda bought this a while ago. Light apricot gold with a large off white fluffy lid and slippery, foamy lacing. Just like the label says: grapefruit, peach and citrus as well as orange, slight dough. Tasty and not crazy in my face. Soothing malt with just the right amount of fruity bitterness. Watery sizzle grapefruit, citrus, peach and salivation. Another quality laughing dog brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUN 9, 2013
pours a semi-clear amber-orange with a small white head, and good lacing. smell is of citrus, hops, more citrus, and caramel. taste is of lemon, hops, and some malt. ends with a nice bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (1971) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1829) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 14, 2012
On tap half pint at Gilly's Craft Beer & Wine in Rockville, MD. Clear, bright amber with off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus (tangerine, lemon and orange) and pineapple. Taste of bitter citric hops, grapefruit, tropical fruit and malt. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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