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RATINGS: 316   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (37269) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4700) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 15, 2014
Thanks to ElManana + 1! 2 weeks old. 650 ml. bottle sampled @ Sanne’s birthday tasting. Peach, yoghurt golden beer, egg-white / yoghurt head. Nose is tropical, mango with thick yeast, fruity, passion fruit & sweetish white bread yeast. Taste is cheesy hops, mild, fruity, mango with solid white bread, dough & yeast bad. White bread body. Pretty solid, I do get why people really like this even if this is not entirely aligned with my preferences.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (801) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - NOV 14, 2014
Thanks Steasy66 for the bottle. Pours cloudy orange. Nose is mango, pineapple, tropical fruits all around. Taste is mango, oranges, cheesy, yeast, hoppyness. Could drink this all day.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4263) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2014
Poured milky orange amber with a small off white froth. Aroma of moderately sweet citrus over soft malt. Medium body, flavour of orange and light tropical citrus. Bitter sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (6103) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2014
bottle shared. Lovely citrus aroma. Thin white head. Hazy golden pour. Lovely citrus bitterness. Very easy drinking. Lovely brew

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (10562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bomber poured a hazy gold with a small lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, dank bud, grapefruit and a hint of garlic. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of straw, grapefruit and garlic with a smooth dry bitter lingering garlic finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jool (196) - - NOV 5, 2014
Bouteille 22oz. Beau nez, profil fruité typiquement citra. Même chose en bouche: pamplemousse blanc et mangue avec une finale un peu ammoniacale. Corps moyen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4244) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Very pretty pour, clean straw blonde with one finger of white head. Very nice aroma, floral and grassy with bright citrus and lychee fruit. Can’t do the flavor though. Has this chemically note that I cant handle. Very nice aroma but cant do the favor. Medium light bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6571) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2014
sample at Crabapples bottle share. solid pale ale. 1st Toppling Goliath beer. nice bitterness, citrusy hops, well balanced. Impessive


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