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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (4622) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2012
On tap: The aroma consists of light citrus, grapefruit, peach, and light tropical fruits. It’s a transparent golden-orange with a small white head and some nice webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with some nice tropical fruits and peach. The finish has light-moderate citrus and grapefruit bitterness. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation. Overall, this is a damn good session beer and I could really drink a lot of this. I really like Citra hops.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nuffield (3664) - 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MeisterD99 (26) - Lansing, USA - MAY 3, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2014 On tap. Middle amber. Small head. Solid citrus, tropical fruit flavors. A little too floral for my IPA tastes. Basic, middle of the road IPA. Would never turn one down, but wouldn?t seek one out. Tried a second one on a hot summer day...better impression than the first try. The more I drink this beer the more I like it. It is becoming my go to for summer when it is available.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
msh4k3 (6) - USA - MAY 3, 2013 does not count
No bottling date on it Serve from bottle into flute glass You first smell a bit of tame grapefruits and tangerines YUMMY! A nice contrast of a light orange and yellow. half finger head recedes to a a little head on side with some soapy residue on top. First you get a bit of citrus, then some sweetness from the wheat malts, and finally a little hop bitterness at the back end. Pretty balanced. Very light mouth feel, little sappy tang on the back end, but very drinkable Tastes similar to an All Day IPA, but a bit heavier and little fuller flavor. Not bad as a session ale!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (438) - Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Really tasty. Pours a hazy orange with an off white head. Aroma is citrus and big pine notes. Taste is grapefruit, big pine, and more citrus coming in at the end with a hop bittering after taste. Medium body and medium carbonation. Good balance.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ostomo517 (73) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Growler-Pours nice amber color. Aroma is big citra hops. A perfect balance of malt and Citra. Best Citra only beer there is

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frank0830 (58) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Poured a nice deep copper color. The pour was a bit heavy with lots of head, but it quickly settled down. The hops burst in your nose as you pour and it's fantastic. This pale ale has a thick creamy head which I find perfect. This isn't an over the top citra pale ale which I really like! Too many brewers are brewing citra hop bombs which I was afraid this would be. Not at all. Great malt profile and perfect bitter balance. Lots of fruity notes but again, not over powering. I wish I didn't have to drive an hour to get this awesome pale ale! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 10/5/2013 Total Score: 4
Poured a nice deep copper color. The pour was a bit heavy with lots of head, but it quickly settled down. The hops burst in your nose as you pour and it's fantastic. This pale ale has a thick creamy head which I find perfect. This isn't an over the top citra pale ale which I really like! Too many brewers are brewing citra hop bombs which I was afraid this would be. Not at all. Great malt profile and perfect bitter balance. Lots of fruity notes but again, not over powering. I wish I didn't have to drive an hour to get this awesome pale ale! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beersighted (87) - - APR 24, 2014
Pleasant floral aroma. Nice sweet bourbon front makes way to a citrus tartness. Still hop forward. Lacks a bit of body, but definitely tasty.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrownALEx (262) - Portland, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Juicy aroma from a dark amber pour. Great citrus taste. Loaded with hops. Palate is nice and thick. Will definitely get again. Kudos.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suprchunk (2085) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Dark amber colored pour. Medium-sized white head. Tons of lacing. Big danky aroma of citrusy hops. Taste is a sweaty hop and fruit candy mixture.


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