Brewed by Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
News of any new hop coming from the Yakima Valley perks the ears of IPA brewers everywhere, but, with Citra, things were different. The buzz was bigger. As Citras wave rolled across the land from the west coast we waited... and waited. Finally it crested, and a sample crashed into our pilot system. After brewing with it all the buzz made sense. Comments ranged from "Well that changes the game" to "Its so good it feels like were cheating." Today we procure as much as Citra as we can to bring you as much of this IPA as our little brewery can muster. All hail Citra!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Akey (12) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2017
Love this place! Always pumping out unique beers! Keep it up! Will keep supporting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (1804) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - DEC 19, 2016
Slightly hazy golden color with off-white head. Aroma is fruity with some dank hop notes. Taste follows with grassy, slightly vegetal hops, some peaches, quite bitter on the finish. Medium to full bodied, quite smooth on the palate. Really good IPA overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (13787) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2016
Can - Sweet tropical and citrus notes. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Candy and hoppy sweetness. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 8, 2016
Courtesy of Ferris, can, 6.6% ABV
Cloudy golden-orange color, medium sized head. Very nice citrusy and resiny hops, better in the aroma, while the flavor seems not so fresh; dry mouthfeel, biscuity malts.
Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewWhatIWant (76) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2016
Had this a while ago and forgot to rate so this is a ballpark. Pours orange with a full white head. Aromas of citrus. Taste is oranges and light malt. Very hoppy. Tasty!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (2096) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2016
Canned. Wonderful flowery perfume aroma with some oak. The taste is impressive as well. Subtle but with a long strong finish. Hazy orange body, medium white head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiery_1 (578) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2016
473ml can @ home. Pours a hazy deep orange with a fairly thick white head. Nose is citrus with hints of grass. Flavour is a piney citrus explosion, with a light malty backbone. Great IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LouisP (338) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2016
Une bire blonde aux reflets orangs, avec un doigt de carbonatation et une effervescence moyenne. Au nez, symphonie de houblons et a sent effectivement grandement le houblon avec des fruits de la passion plein nez. En bouche, cest wow. Cest encore meilleur quau nez (est-ce possible?) avec un beau jus dagrume adquatement saupoudr damertume bien intressante. Des saveurs de fruit de la passion, de citrons et mme un peu de bananes. Cest trs bien fait.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (557) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2016
Citra hops are like cheating. If you like punchy citrus hop IPAs, these are automatic hits. A big fluffy white head with solid lacing on an unfiltered dark straw body. Solid, juicy citrus hops lead the taste profile, with prominent grapefruit, pineapple and orange elements. The hops sustain really well and the sweet malts make their presence known throughout. A big taste for only 65 IBUs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3886) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 30, 2016
Glass, 20-ounce, draught, at Gastropub (gift from Hlne Brard), savoured on October 28 2016; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, no effervescence, beige head that turns into a ring, average lacing; nose: hops, freshness, light citrus fruits, pine; mouth: hops, freshness, light citrus fruits, pine, malt, finale in bittering hops with presence of pine, medium-full body, good carbonation, rather bitter, slightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANAIS Verre, 20 onces, en ft, au Gastropub (cadeau de Hlne Brard), savoure le 21 mai 2016; il : caramel avec une teinte orange, trouble, pas deffervescence, mousse beige qui se transforme en un anneau, dentelle moyenne; nez : houblon, frais, lger agrumes, pin; bouche : houblon, frais, lger agrumes, pin, malt, finale in houblon amrisant avec prsence de pin, corps moyen-cors, bonne carbonatation, lgrement sucre, texture lgrement rpeuse; en rsum : bien

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