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RATINGS: 1318   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A medium bodied single hop pale ale showcasing Citra hop from the Yakima Valley, U.S.A.


JoeinDahlem's rating

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeinDahlem (1440) - Berlin, Berlin, - NOV 16, 2012
Huge fruity-hop nose on this, brings to mind fresh blood oranges, candy orange wedges, and dark honey. Hazy reddish-orange color and grayish-white head. Fairly bitter, lightly sweet, with that bitter hop-resin sticking and getting a bit more intense in the aftertaste. Juicy citrus girding that bitter structure, but not as much as the aroma promised. Medium-bodied, not as dry as some, but that resinous bitterness makes it seem drier. When did IPAs of 6.4% become APAs exactly? There is alcohol and IBU inflation at work, and those numbers are not worth what they once were. Well-made citrus bomb that is not as drinkable as it might have been.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sawbuck (602) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Six pack from Bubba on his visit to the brewery....6-7-16 bottled on date! Nice fresh aroma of grapefruit, some mango, hint of hops. Nice orange color with a frothy tan head....lasts forever. Rich sweetness up front. Fresh caramel, malt, some bread. Followed by citrus tones, pineapple, grapefruit. Bitterness is mellow, slightly peppery, even. Well balanced. Mouth feel is medium to light. Solid.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
scanovajr (674) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 26, 2016
An orange-golden beer with a small white head. Aroma is pungent citrusy, orange, tangerine. Taste is also very hoppy and dry with some maltiness and fruitiness to balance. Very dry making the bitterness very evident. Very drinkable. An amazing beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3182) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2016
On tap @ CBC-16. Golden with a thick white head. Fruity and malty tones. Fruit, malt, hops and bitterness. Medium body with a long bitter sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Panzuriel (1787) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Location: 12 oz bottle from Chateau wine and spirits Appearance: Brassy. Slightly hazy. Inch of white foam. Nice lace. Nose: Pine hops. Pleasant levels. Not overpowering. Taste: Dry and piney. Hint of sugar at the finish. Good clean hop flavor. Body: Lively and medium to light. Parting thoughts: Suffering from high expectations due to scarcity and reputation, this beer is very good. not world shatteringly though. great label art. The name is also appropriate given the level of dry and earthy impressions a sip leaves you with.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2669) - NORWAY - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle shared by daje at Akershusstranda Oslo, enjoyed from a paper cup
Smell of citrus, pine, caramel, quite intense and inviting aromas. Moderate sweet, quite juicy, alot of citra hops, citrus, spices, herbs and pine. Medium bitter, resin and zesty tail. Great stuff

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SinH4 (2330) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2016 Bottle. Cloudy orange-gold color with white head. Aroma is citrusy, piney, tropical fruits even, absolutely beautiful! Taste is piney, fruity, slightly bitter finish. Jammy mouthfeel. Worth the hype.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
phranq (39) - - JUN 14, 2016
Extremely well done apa. Aroma is fresh citrus, dank pine. White lindering head pours pale straw colored. Very hoppy, floral, fruoty. Little to no bitterness in the finish. Lives up to the hype!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LouisP (108) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
J’ai la chance d’essayer une légende aujourd’hui. Ne me rappelle pas du tout les apa du nord-est, avec une présence très malté. Le houblon est définitivement une arrière-pensée, avec une présence plutôt résineuse, mais discrète en fin de bouche. L’amertume est très basse, ce qui procure au liquide une buvabilité elevée. Au final c’est très bon, mais pas au niveau de mes APAs préférées.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
libertine (376) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2016
pours orange amber. Minimal white head. Spotty lacing. Aroma has more citrus and light malt and the flavor is completely the reverse. Medium bodied. Light dry bitter finish. A very drinkable Pale Ale

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YanT (2) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016 does not count
Nice creamy, foamy head that lingers on and leave a good lacing. Good amber, burnt orange colour to the beer that gives you the desire to plunge into it. The smell, the odor, I’m not sure what it is, but it’s not pleasant for me. It reminds me of a cheap beer I used to drink when I was a teenage boy, besides the hops in there. Now for the taste, well it’s good, but not great. The thing I like most is that it’s juicy and really easy to drink. You feel the hops, but not too much, medium bodied beer. Nothing extraordinary on this one, but a good one. Glad I’ve tried it. Cheers!


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