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When ninjas take a break from their battles with the mythical unicorn, they like truly embrace their innner hop head. This particular ninja has chosen to walk the path of the Citra hop. Absolutely loaded with Citra hops, this Imperial IPA is brimming with juicy hop character from nose to palate. Enjoy a break from life’s own battles with a Citra Ninja

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tortman18 (175) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Pours a dark copper with a finger of off white head that dissipates quickly to a cap. Decent amount of slippery lacing. Nose is all citrus. Typical citrus notes: A lot of mango, pineapple and grapefruit followed up by a lot of floral hops. Mouth is awesome. A lot of citrus and floral hops. A perfect amount of bitterness mixed with the citrus notes. The mango and grapefruit stand out. Not overly bitter, but the perfect amount. This was an awesome beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedog77 (2) - Algonquin, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014 does not count
Dank hops, creamy feel with a bittering citrus bomb of a finish... One of pipeworks finest liquids

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (2568) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to csteele2144. Had a bit of age on it (B283), but I knew that going in. Pours hazy orange amber, small off white head, nice lacing. Aroma is passion fruit, grapefruit, pine, dankness, caramel. Flavor is light plus sweet, medium bitter, dank. Somewhat hard on the finish. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Pretty hot. Need a fresher one at some point.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2305) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle gift from SJ. Very well blended brew. Nice bold notes of mango, floral hop, big time Citra and caramel malt. Citra has become one of my favs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1293) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Pours cloudy melon/grapefruit, minimal white head Smell big grapefruit hoppy Taste bitter floral, bit sweet, rotten fruit, nice solid hoppiness Mid body Solid

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (1705) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to dalzale for sharing. Pours a golden color with white head. Citrus, grapefruit, onion flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2014 Pour out of 22 oz bottle, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of orange, orange peel, hints of grapefruit, slight grass, pine, hints of earth, slight grain. Taste is a mix of nice orange, pine, grass, hints of pine, pineapple, slight earth, finsihing bitter, dry, slightly tropical fruit forward. finishing fairly bitter, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1903) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to dtjager! Slightly hazy dark yellow pour, some lacing and an aroma of strong orangey hops. Flavor is also bitter citrus rinds, hops and orange bitters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheHOFF43 (1670) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 Bottle shared by DalzAle. Pours orange with minimal head. Aroma is citrus hops. Flavor is similar with lots of happiness. Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1196) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle shared by Greg @ Armin’s - thanks!! Huge citrus nose and again in the taste. Quite good. Bright hoppy and citrusy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbrana (350) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Quite outstanding beer full of tropical fruit flavors and some slight earthiness / grassiness from the hops. Has a really sweet malt base that doesn’t interfere with the hops, but more or less just helps them stand out. Very good.

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