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Mikkeller Hop Series Citra

 (RETIRED)
overall
96
95
style
Mikkeller
Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is a part of a Single Hop IPA series by Mikkeller. We created this series to showcase hop varieties on their own. This gives the consumer the possibility of smelling and tasting the unique characteristics of each variety and hopefully helping to educate people about the wonderful world of hops. For each beer, the single hop variety was used in the same weight for bittering, aroma and flavor and for dry hopping. All 19 varieties of single hop beers in this series were brewed the same week and with malts from the same batches and the same yeast and fermentation temperatures. This is done to better compare the characteristics of the different hop varieties.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CTKlubben (37) - randers, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
grassy, citrus aroma, frothy head, with a cloudy yellow brown color. lots of bitternes, medium sweetness. medium bodied beer, with a long bitter aftertaste!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (762) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 18, 2014
Orangey slightly hasy with a white bubbly head and efferbescent carbonatstion. Citric orange/pineapple nose. Hoppy flavor with some caramel malts at the back. Medium palate a little astringent maybe. Nice ioa albeit a bit too rough

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
shorlin (664) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Muddy looking, blood orange colour. Particulates. Solid head. Aroma is kind if earthy, malty. Hops are a bit caramel, orange. Taste is very bright, citrusy, bitter full taste. So delicious! Feel is medium full, lingering. Long deep finish. Really good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3355) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2014
330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Muddy reddish amber brown, good head. Resin hop aroma. Sweet tropical and citrus fruit aroma. Well balanced and sommot for an IPA. Citra has got to be one of the best hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (328) - Americus, Georgia, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle from Highland Package. Murky brown with foamy white head. Aroma of grapefruit. Tasty of tangy hops and orange, grapefruit and passion fruit. Very good IPA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1082) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle from Highland shared by ttroha. Pours an amber with tan head. Lots of sediment. Aroma of floral hops. Taste pretty similar.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolas510 (684) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2014
Bärnstensfärgad med mellanstort ljust skum. Frisk doft av citra humlen! Smakar mycket citrus och grapefrukt! Mycket bra öl!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
monoroc (49) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Pours murky brown to amber color with a quite large foamy head. Aroma is citrus, passion fruit, orange, caramel malt. Tasting grapefruit, malt, melon. Bitterness pases right through with a minimal aftertaste. Soft carbonation and a slick texture. Very nice IPA!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1048) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 3, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en casa, de 2d2dspuma. Mayo de 2013. Otro increible lupulo de la serie Mikkeller. Cuerpo medio que se bebe muy bien con aromas y sabores citricos pronunciados y tonos tropicales de pomelo, melón, limón, grosella, fruta de la pasión y lichi. Bueno Bueno.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (1077) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Kihoskh, Köpenhamn. Citrus, grape, malt, fruktig, ganska hög sötma, medelfyllig. Besk avslutning.


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