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RATINGS: 45   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2340) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2100) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2074) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
robforbes (2074) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1780) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Nice beer overall. A floral and very citric Ipa with a ton of lemony and grapefruit notes. Sweet caramel malts with light green hop notes and tons of grapefruit. The finish is bitter but reserved a bit with nice lingering hop resin and bitter notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brenn79 (1583) - Idaho, USA - MAY 17, 2013
22 oz. bottle- Pours a nice and lively pale orange with a two finger bone white head that wants to stick around and does nicely with good layered lace. Aroma is very nice, those citra hops really resonate, fresh citrusy notes like peach, lemon and some grapefruit, some pine. The taste is similar, citra hops, which is what you want in a beer like this, piney, moderate bitterness, dry, citrusy. Body is medium, finish leaves your mouth dry, medium carbonation. I really liked this beer, Laughing Dog Does IPA or pale ales right, itís all about the hop. At 68 IBUís, I would consider this in the IPA category, but whatever. Very proud of my local brewer up here in North Idaho!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1530) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. One of the more flavorful pales Iíve had. Grapefruit and orange rind. Biscuity malt after. Really, really nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1129) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Aromas of sharp earthy hops, citrusy, somewhat piney. Clear deep gold with a mostly lasting white head. Dry, bitter, somewhat floral. Light-medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Rating #1064 - April 23, 2014 - #mondaynightbeers - 8 oz on draught @RevolutionYEG. Dark amber pour with a bubbly, lasting white foam. Aroma is sweet lemony, mild grassiness.Taste is a blast of citrusy sweetness, tempered by a decent punch of hoppy bitterness. Not unbelievably memorable, but a decent APA for a single-hop showcase.


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