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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This single hop ale showcases the Citra hop. Named for the largest T-rex fossil ever discovered, she roars with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen. Delicate in body with a mild bite in the finish.

Admin Note: Previously brewed as a 5.8% ABV offering, current and future batches are listed at 7% ABV per a tweak and translating the beer to a larger 30 bbl system. Tweaks may continue to change this ABV slightly as they settle on an official end product.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (4755) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2014
Pseudo sue Bottle: Thanks Madseeg: Served in a shaker: Medium sized creamy head. Cloudy dark yellow more orange colored beer. Aroma has loads of exotic fruit, lots of pine apple, some citrus, peach, passion fruit, etc. lots of hop fruits and hop flowers. Very nice aroma! Flavour is also nice hoppy and good hoppy fruit, exotic fruits and different citrussy and piney fruits. Good stuff! Aftertate is again good fruity with some nice hop tones and bitters. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, bit more than medium bodied and a creamy texture. Delicious stuff, and it’s not even super fresh!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - DEC 6, 2014
great brew I had a growler shipped to me and cracked it today. the beer poured awesome still producing a great head so I knew the growler held up well .the aroma was very hoppy tons of dankness coming thru. the flavor was hop forward with a slight malt backbone . A great brew would love to drink it again

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ericdevin (905) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Patrick. Pours a slightly hazy orange, little bit of white head. Aroma bright and very citrusy, tangerine. Body delicate and fluffy, with a slightly citric tang to the finish, refreshing and well-balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nsquishee (615) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Huge melon and tropical fruit aroma. Hazy yellow/tan color. Tastes sweet and quite smooth with a bitter, dry finish. Flavors of melon, mango, and dank hops.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
14/XI/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ Sanne’s birthday tasting (Gent) - BB: n/a, but supposedly very fresh (2014-1315) Thanks to ElManana for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark blond to orange beer, irregular white small head, little stable, adhesive. Aroma: lovely fruitiness, passion fruits, pineapple, resinous, bit piny. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: fruity start, passion fruits, pineapple, soft bitterness, citrus. Aftertaste: fruity, some grapefruit, passion fruit, pineapple, nice! Soft bitterness, woody touch.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Funkatrocious (99) - - NOV 27, 2014
Pour from bottle in St. Louis. Distinct grapefruit and citrus notes contribute to this solid IPA. A tame, clean finish. A good choice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LoganL166 (20) - Iowa, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Poured from a bomber to a chalice. Beautiful golden pour to a thick white head that fades quickly and leaves lacing after ever sip. Aroma of hops, citrus, and mango. Taste of all the same with a light sweetness followed by a well balanced bitterness. Favorite APA to date

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humlelala (1042) - DENMARK - NOV 20, 2014
(65 cl bottle courtesy of steasy66, huge thanks!! BBD: Couldn’t find but I’m told it was only a few weeks old) Poured a hazy amber with two finger off-white head into a Rochefort chalice. Lively carbonation at first that wears off. Decent retention and beautiful lace. Aroma is really fresh citra hop a mix of mango and citrus fruits plus this note that I recognise from the dried citra hop cones - a kind of ’beery’, green noble hop quality. A pleasure to smell. Somewhere between oily and watery texture, light to medium body with a remarkably short finish. Not much of a bitter aftertaste there. Flavour is very well balanced with emphasis on aroma notes and very little bitterness. Supreme drinkability.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Toppling Goliath pseudoSue ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, hoppy, grapefruit, citrus, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. Very nice session beer ;D [20140522]

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Hazy straw colored pour, small frothy head, and good lacing. Floral nose with hay, pine, and citrus. It’s creamy, bright, and fresh. A touch of butterscotch. Very delicious and refreshing. One of the best pale ales around. I am a big fan of citra hops.


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