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Mikkeller Hop Series Citra

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.

rane's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
rane (930) - Nibe, - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber with pale brown dense head. Lots of deposits in the beer (1 cm in the bottom of the glass), last part of the batch ? Aroma citrus and grape notes. quite offensive, nothing subtle here. Taste bitter and hoppy. A quite brutal beer. I´ve tasted better beers from the hopp project. The beer leaves your tongue with an unpleasant layer of hopps, that nearly impossible to get rid of, not an especially nice finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (545) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 24, 2014
whoa, looks like I forgot to upload this rating. EDIT: aha, I took the wrong Citra IPA back then. sorry. As goes for all the Hop Series beers I’ve tasted: the bottles were probably quite old, best before of April/May 2015, so some of the hop characteristics might have already gone away. Citrus hoppy. Citrus taste, bitter. Good finish but gone quickly. Refreshing. One of the better ones!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CTKlubben (85) - 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (865) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
shorlin (714) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3550) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (392) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1236) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolas510 (799) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2014
Bärnstensfärgad med mellanstort ljust skum. Frisk doft av citra humlen! Smakar mycket citrus och grapefrukt! Mycket bra öl!

   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1206) - 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.

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