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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.


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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1456) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1883) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle says american pale ale. Whatever. Nose is of peachy citrus hops soft toast and biscuit ligjt sweetness. Golden orange pour, great clarity, nice head and lace. Flavors of peach citrus toast biscuit w light sweetness. Pleasant almost chewy citrus finish. Easy to drink. Good whatever it is.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - JUN 18, 2013
At MBBF 2013
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, ripe berries and mild malts. Flavors are fruit and juicey
Nice, highlights one of my favorite hops

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2582) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thb (676) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1620) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (961) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
Pours a clear amber with a large dull white head that leaves decent lace and lasts quite some time. Aroma is pine, tropical fruits, and some floral notes. Flavour is resin, pine, citrus, decent malty backbone, medium bitterness that lingers a little, and a malty sweetness in the mix. Pretty tasty brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2069) - 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.


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