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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
This single hop pale ale showcases the Citra hop for a well balanced beer that is delicate in body with a mild bitterness in the finish. She roars with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen. pseudoSues unique and addictive taste is clean and bright with just enough bite!

Admin Note: Previously brewed as a 5.8% ABV offering, current and future batches are listed at 7% ABV per a tweak and translating the beer to a larger 30 bbl system. Tweaks may continue to change this ABV slightly as they settle on an official end product.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jh773 (283) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2017
Some carbonation with lots of sediment. Smell is classic Citra: juicy sweet orange with some grass/pine notes. A little sweet with a lingering mango finish. Solid body, oily mouthfeel. Pretty good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bergie5000 (1) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2017 does not count
First rating on Ratebeer goes to this gem of an APA. Aroma heavy on citrus. Appearance a slightly darkened gold with a nice milky head. Taste hits like an IPA but smoothed out to release the grapefruit on the palate. Seeing that its a single hop makes me want to raid the scotch shelf at the local liqqie. Love this beer, and you will too

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeymike (66) - Kansas, USA - JAN 21, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2017 16 oz can. Pours golden yellow with a billowy three finger head. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, pineapple. Taste is a mild grapefruit and grass with a semi-dry finish. Thin-medium bodied with excellent carbonation. The aroma, taste, and body all blend together perfectly. Overall this is my new #1 pale ale, replacing zombie dust on my list. Excellent brew from TG.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChadPolenz (1761) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2017
2015 BJCP Category: 18B: American Pale Ale

AROMA: Potent hop aromas of mostly citrus but also grass/spice rack. There is an underlying sweetness of pale malt, but nothing distinctive. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Mostly clear amber/light copper color. Large off-white froth retains and laces well. 3/3

FLAVOR: Moderately-high hop flavor right away. Taste is akin to citrus juice concentrate at first with a grassy sensation on the finish with a touch of onion or garlic powder. Mildly sweet honey malt backbone provides balance. Bitterness is quite strong; this could possibly be considered an IPA. 17/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium body; medium-high CO2. Mouthfeel is fairly crisp and not as thick as an IPA proper. Very quaffable for 5.8% ABV (temptingly sessionable). Refreshing while in the mouth. Hops linger momentarily leaving a slightly dry/pasty sensation. 4/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: A fantastic pale ale that tastes great and is fun to drink. Can also work as an IPA if you want it to. 9/10


   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpartanStout (20) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Can at home. Golden brown color with great sense off white head. This beer has gusto!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (12571) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Can at home. Pours clear dark gold with a large, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy, fragrant tangerine, orange, pineapple and mango hops with some early dank catty notes and medium cracker malt. Flavor is juicy tangerine and mango hops and moderate bitterness, medium cracker malt, some dank and catty hop notes with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
swtness2020 (10) - Carmichael, California, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Love this beer! Crisp grapefruit flavors with a tropical punch. Wish I could have this all the time! Great label too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (2189) - Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2016
Tap - fist size foamy head, slightly hazy dark straw color, very big grapefruit hop aroma and flavor, mold may backbone, juicy and moldy bitter hop finish, very good overall

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ahuth (450) - Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2016
Can. Pours nice clear oanrge. The aroma is huge. Big hoppy citrus and orange. The plate is juicy and wet. The taste is big orange and grapefruit. Awesome beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scotty001 (563) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Poured milky orange amber with a small off white froth. Aroma of moderately sweet citrus over soft malt. Medium body, flavour of orange and light tropical citrus. Bitter sweet finish.

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