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Liberty Citra Double IPA

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Brewed by Liberty Brewing Co
Style: Imperial IPA
Auckland, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (12439) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2016
500mL bottle, pours a cloudy golden orange with a medium white head. Aroma brings out heaps of tropical fruits, some slightly dank hoppiness and caramel malt. Flavour is along the same lines, with rich resinous hops, caramel malt and tropical fruitiness. Wonderfully balanced, with a pretty pungent fruitiness. Lovely stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Samtzu (64) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 1, 2016
500ml bottle. Well deserving of its renown. Always enjoy a single hop beer and when the variety is Citra you know it’s going to be great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1641) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2016
Gold pour, small white head. Aroma of mango, apricot, lemon, grass, and hay. Flavor of mango, big grapefruit, notes of caramel and chocolate but very bitter. Full and sharp. Fantastic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjez (356) - Osaka, JAPAN - MAR 1, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2016 Pours a slightly hazy orange-gold with a sticky half-finger of white head. Big tropical and citrus aroma, pineapple, lychee, mango, orange. The flavour is all these things plus a moderately assertive hop bite not detectable in the nose. The body is medium and goes for the citrusy juicy feel over a malty one, making it drink like an IPA. A stellar delicious drink.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeliriumT (459) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2016
Sensational ipa! Pours golden with decent foam. Do yourself a favour and put your nose right in this beer and take a huge breath in. You'll be bowled over by an aroma full of passionfruit, grapefruit, pineapple, mango, mandarin... The list goes on. The flavour gives the fullest hop flavour possible without even the slightest hint of overpowering bitterness. Top beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nickd717 (4041) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Draft at Brothers Beer. Clear bright golden with a small white head. The aroma is characteristic of citra beers - citric, grapefruit, orange, pine. The flavor is nice with honey sweet malt yielding to a big bitter hop punch. Medium bodied, intense and enamel ripping. Good!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brenhophead (684) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2015
500mL bottle BB: jan 2016. As i pour this clear golden brew i can smell the amazing aroma wofting from the glass. The wonderful tropical citrus fruit is very prominent in the flavor also. An incredible beer that is deceptively drinkable at 9%.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Samma (151) - Fitzroy, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2015
On tap at Alehouse Project, Melbourne: big citrus nose that really showcases the varietal. Crisp mouthfeel. A possibly sessionable double IPA with good balance. If you love citra, then this is the beer for you.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombutlin (184) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 11, 2015
A good, but not great double IPA. I had this at a tasting session (thanks to www.craftbeeronline.co.nz) and it was only in the middle of the bunch, so I was faintly underwhelmed. Strong citrus, floral, resin hops and matching taste, but my resounding memory is that it is overrated

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
henryhops (17) - - MAR 29, 2015
Contradiction to the type of beer it is. Being a double IPA I was expecting it to be pretty full on. But it's more like a session IPA really. Great aroma and fantastic palate. Mild hops. A winner but!


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