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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Citra hops lend their name to this interpretation of a Golden Ale. But that’s not all they bring to the party. Their striking citrus aroma and thirst-quenching flavor are the perfect pairing for soft malt notes. Together they create a beer that’s full in flavor and uniquely refreshing.


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3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LeftCoastRider (110) - , Washington, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Slightly doughy aroma. Odd taste. Not bitter; very little hops. A little citrusy. Fairly carbonated. Not much aftertaste. Really, a very mild beer with no great attributes but no great faults, either. Low in alcohol (4.4%), so good on a hot day, like today (105 degrees outside right now).


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (1268) - - SEP 18, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-23-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The brew pours a nice crystal clear golden amber color with a billowy 1.5 finger white head. The head fades over a moderate amount of time to leave a decent level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is grainy and bready with hints of a grassy hop smell. Along with these aromas are some light citrus and floral notes. Taste – The taste begins with a smoother malt and biscuit taste. As the taste advances it gains more and more graininess with some flavors of a light lemon and grassy hop coming to the tongue. By the end the grassiness gets quite a bit stronger and is joined by a bit of a haylike flavor to leave a crisp bready flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is quite thin and crisp with a carbonation level that is rather average. Both are quite appropriate for the more grainy and grassy flavors of the brew and make it quite refreshing. Overall – It is a rather refreshing brew overall but nothing all that out of the ordinary. A good go to for a more session style on a nice warm day.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bkurtz (791) - PERU - AUG 25, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy yellow with smallish, but lasting white head. Sweet orange and grassy aromas. Malts come through in the tastes with initial citrus and caramel sweetness that quickly flattens out into a dull finish. Initially thirst quenching, them a bit blah.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Hops (65) - Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Easy drinking wheat with a touch of orange. Not as thirst quenching as I would like it to be, but a nice easy summer drinker. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2134) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 13, 2014
On tap at Widmer Brothers Gasthaus. Very light fruit, a bit grainy with mild hopping. Pale straw with a creamy little head. Flavors similar: light malt, touch of grain. Smooths out and flattens into light sweetness in mid palate. Thin and crisp. A bit pils-like. Nice enough, pleasant and refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (6453) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
On tap at Widmer, pours a clear pale blonde with a small white head. Nose is very subtle, with notes of floral hops in the back - not a whole lot more. Flavour is pretty spritzy, with sole soapy detergent notes and maybe some feint pistachio. Very boring and a bit off the mark. Not too good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padron4KM (535) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Part of a mixed 12 pack. Pour is cloudy pale straw, with a fluffy white, quickly dissipating head. Not much in the way of lacing.
Aroma is promising. Juicy grapefruity hops are prominent, with some pale malt mixed in.
Unfortunately, the flavor doesn’t back up the aroma. palate is thin and watery, hops are barely evident, and flavor is mostly sweet, with lemony finish. Lawnmower beer at best.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Herbicles69 (53) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2014
From bottle to pint glass. After smelling it I wasn't super exciting due to the bitter hops smell, but tasted like a blonde fo sho. It has a strong citrus tone which goes great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (154) - California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle pour. Clear golden with medium white head. Citrus, hop, and light grapefruit aroma. Light body. Light citrus and a little hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1245) - Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Clear pale gold. Fair white head. Nice aromatics. Pretty flavorful. Malt to balance. Maybe too malty. A lot of character for a blonde ale. Basically zero bitterness. Medium body. Semi creamy. Great drinkability!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2014
12oz bottle. Pale filtered yellow tan body. Creamy, thin head. Floaties. Not much of an aroma. Bitter, lemon tones. Pretty tasty for a Blonde Ale, but kind of bland and seltzer like too. Not much going on. OK, kind of suspect.


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