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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.74%
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This light and crisp ale is sure to capture your taste buds. Not quite a pale ale not quite an IPA. This is our flagship beer which is brewed exclusively with citra hops. The aroma is an intoxicating bouquet of grapefruit, tropical fruit, lemon, and pine.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4709) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bronze and copper coloured body with a thin, one centimetre tall just off-white head. Aroma of light citrus hops with a good malt noticeable and some light fruity smells of apricots and lemons. Light to Medium-bodied; Assertive herbal and citrus hop flavours at first that show more hops than malt, but the malt is noticeable shortly after with some cardboardie notes. Aftertaste shows a good light and fresh hop flavour with a little sweetness and some hints of bitterness at the end. Overall, a nice crisp and refreshing APA with more hops than malt. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Merchant’s in Dearborn, Michigan on 02-August-2013 for US$1.99 sampled in Grosse Ile, Michigan on 04-August-2013.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2014
This one poured a darker golden color with a white head. Aroma was of mainly citra, tropical and citrusy, not much else really. Falvor was similar, medium to strong fresh citra chracter, a little subdued comepared to some of the best citra beers but still pretty darn good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
pours unclear medium dark golden with a small off-white head, shy retention and lacing. catty grapefruit, mangoes, danky grass, booze, coffee grinds with earthy angles, caramel, diacetyls, pepper,. moderately low carbonation, light to medium body - oily, assertive if not harsh piney-peppery-citrusy finish. awkward.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (3999) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Bonus 12oz bottle thanks to Gimmethefunk’s 1st trade, thanks Pat. Poured an okay looking thicker orange/amber body under a smaller sized foamy light beige head. Aroma needed a little time to open up. Notes of citrus, apricot, amber malts, toast and light lemon. Palate has overly assertive carbonation on a fuller mouthfeel with a dry and lightly bitter finish. Flavor is dry toast, bad oranges, citrus rind, slight earth and a hint of dry vanilla candle for some reason.Average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3921) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 30, 2013
12 ounce bottle thanks to BlowOffTube. Nice floral aroma. Taste is slight muted malt and nice citrus flavors given off by hops. Nice tropical fruit finish. Very solid and very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 2, 2010
On tap at Odd Side brewpub. Bartender said the single hop was a citra hop. Hazy apricot with a moderate off-white head that left some lacing. Aroma of heavy grapefruit and citrus but balanced enough out by the sweet malt. Taste is a citrus burst with heavy grapefruit almost like grapefruit juice with the pulp in there. Enough malt to balance it out with some tartness and bitterness on the finish. Pretty tasty!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3896) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Smells fruity. Purs golden with great lacing. Medium to high carbonation. Not as much leave, only a little bitter. Some sourness. Good session IPA. On tap at Hopcat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3878) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 15, 2013
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours brownish-amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of fruity and citrusy hops plus a good amount of caramel and light pale malts. Flavor the same, with a nice fruity, citrusy hop profile. Average texture. A good pale ale, but probably can’t truly be classified as this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Sampled on tap at brewery. Nice Citra nose, funky and a little spicy. Mild biscuit. Hazy amber orange with thin lacing head. Medium body with medium high carbonation. Starts with big Citra flavor. Carbonic bite, a little acidity. Mild sweet pale malt. Big hop flavor with nice bitter finish and lingering bitter after.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nuffield (3668) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Light golden color. Reasonably good carbonation. Orange/lemon aroma, and slightly more malty body, but it is balanced without a huge sense of malt backbone. Refreshing front and a very moderate, enjoyably bitter finish. Spectacular brewing--such a nice, sessionable beer. (sold as Citra Pale, on tap at brewery)


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