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Brewed by Oakham
Style: American Pale Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask and bottle; Regular. 4.2% in cask.
The first of our single hop variety beers. We were the first brewery in the UK to use Citra. The beer proved so popular that we will be brewing it again. Permanent from January 2011.
A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6584) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2014
CFB 2014. Golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, mostly diminishing. Aroma is lightly hoppy, faint citrus notes, herbal too. Hoppy flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVA (18) - - JUL 13, 2014
Oakham Ales Citra. Very light taste impression, but with a clear and sweet taste. Great as a refreshing fruity summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (489) - Katowice, POLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Aromat mało intensywny, czysty, nieco lagerowy, są cytrusy z naciskiem na cytrynę, herbata. W smaku gładkie, lekko cytrusowe,herbaciana słodowość, posmak goryczkowy, herbata z grejpfrutem. Takie... herbaciane jest to piwo. Sesyjne, pijalne, do picia w większej ilości w plenerze super.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zita (4612) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2014
DŘE:light citrus aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, very hoppy fresh finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2014
50cl bottle. Medium white head atop hazy straw body. Aroma is moderately sweet, tropical fruit, grapefruit, light berry, straw. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some tropical fruit, light lemon, straw. Light-medium body, some resin, somewhat dry finish, quite drinkable. So hoppy -- Session IPA?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oops (208) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 5, 2014
Nice amber with small white head. In aroma hops, citrus, some pine and maybe also some grassy hints. Tastes good! Really good! Some caramel in taste with nice hoppy and bittery aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4714) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Slightly hazy amber and light copper coloured body with a very thin white head. Aroma of very fresh hops with some alcohol and grassy notes also around. Medium-bodied; Strong hop notes throughout the initial tastes with a lot of gtrain, alcohol and especially body behind. Aftertaste shows a good and relatively subdued hop note rise to the forefront of the palate. I sampled this 50 cL bottle purchased from City’Super! in Harbour City, Kowloon on 04-July-2014 for HK35,00 sampled at home in my hotel room here in Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (102) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from M&S in London. Light golden with smaller white head. Aroma lemon, hops. Light body, taste hops and citruses again. Uncomplicated, but very drinkable (also thanks to lower abv 4.9%) IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1202) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
(bottle) clear yellow colour with a small white head; aroma starts a bit musty, then citrus; lightly bitter flavour with a long medium bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Horo (41) - - JUN 18, 2014
Nie jest to mój ulubiony styl, ale na pewno nie można zarzucić wad tej uroczej butelce piwa :D a co do samego piwa... pite z butelki, więc wielu aspektów ocenić nie mogę, ale na pewno miało wysoką goryczkę i aromaty cytrusowe :D


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