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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Citizen can best be summed up as "a trip around the world in a can". We start off with our classic recipe that contains American and British hops, and pair them with a distinctive Belgian yeast for a taste that brings together a little bit of everywhere. The Citizens nose is of delicate yet floral hops, becoming more fragrant as it warms. This, along side a sweet malt finish, strikes a wonderfully drinkable balance that will bring you all the way back to our nations capital. Become a Citizen of the world, one sip at a time!

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3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BEARFN (4) - Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Tasted this at Beer World in DC while visiting, wanted to try a local brew and glad I did. Good amber color with a nice haze, frothy head and high carbonation. Smooth on the back end. ---BEARFN


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (8046) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Light florals and some malt. Not a lot else here. Pours golden amber like apricots and has a bit of a tin like finish. Can at El Camino taco joint.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
williamstome (1759) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 13, 2016
Gold pour, small white head. Floral, fruity aroma, with notes of banana, yeast, dough. Flavor is similarly fruity, but with a metalic/bloody finish. Weak.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9907) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Tap at Washington Pour Bar near gate 45 at DCA airport. Clear gold pour with minor head. Pretty ugly actually. Looks like that morning forced pee when you are dehydrated from boostin last night. Belgian yeast, floral, candied sugar, and just the smallest hint of rotten veggies. Not worth $12 a glass at the airport, for sure.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomer (3254) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 2, 2016
At a tasting, thanks, almost no head, lightly hazy lightish orange color, biscuity, candy, vanila aroma, with just a hint of flowers and yeast, soapy flowery flavor, with fruity maltiness, light sourness, quite smooth. Nice but not that great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brownaler (590) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Floral Belgian malt aroma with a crystal mouthfeel in the body. A bit of hops and a satisfying beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (12523) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 16, 2016
Can sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks Alon. Slightly hazy yellow. Aroma is a bit oxidized, with fruitiness, a bit of cardboard, a bit of spiciness. Sweetish spicy and fruity flavor with cardboard, citrus, bitterish finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnstone (2805) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Golden color with a white head. Strong floral and spiced Belgian yeast aroma and taste. To me a typical American take on Belgian beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5865) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 10, 2016
Somewhat cloudy amber body, modest sized off-white head. Aromas are sweet with quite a few fruits including oranges, bananas, mango and peach. Some spiced cookie scents as well. Sweeter start leading to citrus, light banana, and mild spice. A late return of grains and bread. A touch thin in feel. A light Belgian ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsd08460 (951) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2016
can from Total Wine (Gainesville) Aroma: bread, slight Belgian yeast Appearance: clear golden with a short-lived white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Good

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
reberiii (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Its OK. Its somewhere inbetween a Belgian and a pale ale...its a bit thin, though. Has a decent aroma, thin middle, and ends with a touch of the yeast that youd expect. Overall, better than macro, but not being sought out again.


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