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Brewed by Oakham
Style: American Pale Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 417   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2014
Cask@Kings Arms, London (RBESG) - amber pour with white head. Medley of tropical and citrus fruits in the aroma and taste, some grass and floral notes as well, solid bitter finish. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1178) - Linden, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2014
bottle shared by the ever kind dennooooooomannnnnn. Pours light golden yellow with a massive head. Woow, the fruity citrussy nose and the balance between hops and crisp palate. Light body, but very tasteful for so low alcohol. Like!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3471) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle thnx to dennoman . Pours clear blonde , ok white head . Smell is pure citra , some malts . Fresh and green . Taste is bitter , citra , prominent but balanced . fresh , bit green .very nice .

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2864) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, sweet toffee, fruity citrus, light and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (542) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014
White foamy weak head. Pale golden colour. Aroma is hoppy with citrusy and fruity (grapefruit and apple) tones. Flavor is hoppy too with grapefruit tones, ending in a bitter finish. Light bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (7150) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Low fluffy lasting white head. Clear amber body. Sweet fruity malt aroma, pretty weak though. Flavor likewise pretty mild and weak fruity malty but with a nice dry and acidic grapefruit finish. Low carbonation. Long finish.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
birrabona (211) - ITALY - AUG 16, 2014
Very good experience with the single hop citra. brillant light gold . fruity with citric tones. bitterness fine but intensive .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours clear golden with a white head. Fresh and juicy hops. quite tea-ish. Citrus, a bit of bread and grassy hops. Dry and bitter. Harmonic and just tasty and really drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4500) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Cask - Light sweet grapefruit and some nice tropical fruit. Pale clear gold with no head. Grapefruit and some earthy Notes, with a nice balanced bitterness, Much different than American Citra ales, but quite nice and sessionable.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1458) - Ghent, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle (50cl) from Deliciouslydifferent. Pale golden colour,white foam. Medium carbonation. Very hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, grapefruit, gooseberry and tropical fruit. Bitter with light sweet notes. Very drinkable and tastefull. Very good pale ale!


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