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Westbrook Citrus Ninja Exchange (2012)

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Our double IPA collaboration with The Charleston Beer Exchange. Last year’s batch was a single-hopped Cascade double IPA brewed with 50 lbs of fresh grapefruit and was released on draft only. This year’s version (in our opinion) blows the first batch out of the water. The malt bill is simplified, resulting in a lighter, drier beer – which allows the massive hop additions to shine through. A mix of fresh grapefruit, lemons, limes, and oranges was added to the boil, and this batch also features a blend of several different American and New Zealand hop varieties, instead of just Cascade.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JesusO (48) - - DEC 23, 2012
Comprada en Cervezorama. Me ha encantado esa doble IPA. Apariencia turbia, dorada-ámbar con espuma rocosa y persistente. Aroma claramente a cítrico, sobre todo pomelo. Quizá tenía demasiado la astringencia de la fruta pero un amargor firme y un dulzor equilibrado. Una IPA muy agradable, que recomendaré.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (5523) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2013
650 ml bottle. Almost clear orange with off white head. Aroma of marmalade, apricot, lemon, grapefruit and caramel. Taste of caramel, marmalade, wood, grapefruit, lemon with a bitter long finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Guyute_Pig (103) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 7, 2012
22oz. Nice light amber pour, with minimal head. Citrus and malts on the nose. A little malt forward with a nice bitter finish and the grapefruit really shines. Really enjoying this and wish I had grabbed several on my way through Columbia (Too close to the Gamecocks, had to run).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5368) - Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2012
22 ounce bottle pours a dark orange color aromas of citrus, fresh grapefruit, fresh oranges, and some light caramel. Flavors are light malt with tons of refreshing grapefruit and oranges, nice bitter aftertaste that made me want more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle.  Pours orange with thin white head.  Aroma of grapefruit and oranges.  Taste has huge grapefruit flavor.  Nice hop bitterness.  Thick mouthfeel.  Creamy, Chewy body with huge citrus and hop flavor.  Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18187) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Hazy golden beer with a nice off white head. Hoppy floral aroma, dill notes, hay, metal notes, pine, citrus, some caramel, grapefruit and pineapples. Hoppy flavor, citrus, floral, pine, woody, hay, citrus, caramel, elder, some grapefruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan berliner weisse, cream ale multistate tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, citrus, pine, flowers, malt, grain and has a heavy long bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (15275) - DENMARK - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle, 9%. Hazy/unclear dark yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, citrus, hops, exotic fruit and a little grapefruit. Flavour is malt, citrus, hops, bitter, little grapefruit, pine, little harsh and a little sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Big citrus aroma... grapefruit, lemon, orange. Nice hopphippy bite at finish with a medium body and robust lively mouthfeel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle pours a clear copper with a thin white top. Scent is citrus, caramel and pine. Taste is caramel and fruits with a nice dry bitter finish.

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