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Brewed by Oakham
Style: American Pale Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 595   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask and bottle; Regular. 4.2% in cask.
The first of our single hop variety beers. We were the first brewery in the UK to use Citra. The beer proved so popular that we will be brewing it again. Permanent from January 2011.
A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

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4.4
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, - DEC 25, 2011
Cask, The Generous Briton, Loughborough, UK. Golden colour with nice, long lasting white head. Citrus hop aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Strong citrus floral hops taste, nice finish, very mooreish.


3.4
Nikokaoja (239) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - JUN 18, 2017
18. 6. 2017, Premier pub, Ljubljana. Bottled. Nice fresh fruity feel to it, but oveshadowed with a beit to much hops for my taste. Even the taste is predominantly bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
MartR (353) - Aespa, ESTONIA - JUN 17, 2017
Looks cloudy light yellow. Excellent fruity aroma right from the start. Hop forwarded, soft citrus fruits with almost no bitterness. Light and dry palate makes it highly drinkable. Very good, especially for the summer days.

3.7
gowdy (1097) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2017
Cask pint at The Kings Tun (JDW) in Kingston upon Thames. Not much head if any. Pale golden colour.

3.6
phfyysik (1249) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 4, 2017
Pours golden clear with medium white head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, kiwi, grapefruit, some berries, light bitterness, dry. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, some berries, light resin, some bitterness, orange peel, light grass, some sweet floral notes. Very refreshing and fruity beer!

3.6
VueltaBirrista (98) - Murcia, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2017
Se presenta de color ámbar dorado y limpísima al trasluz. Genera una cabeza de espuma muy delgada. Visualmente lo tiene todo para tirarte a ella y beberte el medio litro del tirón. Pero vamos poco a poco. En nariz no nos llevamos ninguna sorpresa. Conociendo el Citra como lo conocemos no es de extrañar que huela a cítricos y frutas tropicales. Deliciosa. En boca es muy refrescante, muy fácil de beber. Carácter cítrico y terroso a partes iguales, con un final ligeramente amargo y seco. Además, baja graduación, cuerpo medio y con la carbonatación justa para convertirla en una excelente opción veraniega.

2.6
Onesimus (82) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2017
Yep! It's pungent! The taste followed the nose it's hoppy - big on the grapefruit and small on the gooseberry notes. I didn't detect any details of lychee to soften the acrid pithiness. Very little head but masses of carbonation giving a counterintuitive smoothness to the mouthfeel. It's waaaay to dry for my tastes, but taste it does have in abundance and if dryness is what you enjoy this will hit the spot.

3.7
Davros IX (329) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2017
2016 catch up - Bottle at home - A very nice English IPA. A bitter flavour of hops, but with a floral element lurking in the background. A very nice beer for the end of a busy Sunday

3.6
ForlornHope (511) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2017
Bottle at home. Light gold in colour with a thin white head. Nice aroma of zesty grapefruit and pineapple. Sweetish with a bitter edge. Juicy fruit and more flavours of grapefruit. Dry finish.

3.5
GRM (4015) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2017
Glass, 12 ounces, at the 2016 Swansea Beer & Cider Festival, trip to Swansea, Amsterdam and Paris with Louise, savoured on August 26 2016; eye: golden, clear, no effervescence, nice tan head, no lacing; nose: citrus fruits, citrusy, malt; mouth: citrus fruits, citrusy, malt, finale in citrus fruits with presence of malt, medium-light body, below-average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly sweet; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Verre, 12 onces, bue au 2016 Swansea Beer & Cider Festival, voyage à Swansea, Amsterdam et Paris avec Louise, savourée le 24 août 2016; œil : dorée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, belle mousse fauve, pas de dentelle; nez : agrumes, citrique, malt; bouche : agrumes, citrique, malt, finale en agrumes avec présence de malt, corps moyen-léger, carbonatation sous la moyenne, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée; en résumé : bien

3.3
MatusBeer (668) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 10, 2017
Bottle. Cloudu pale colour with stable head off. Aroma of citrus fruits,taste of grapefruits, limes. Moderate bitter finish


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