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RATINGS: 698   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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. pseudoSue’s 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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fidelis83 (2441) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Bomber thanks to joshmcg000. Slightly hazy gold pour with a 2 finger, creamy off white head that has good retention and leaves a little lacing. Aroma is loaded with tropical fruit, sweet citrus and some pine, small amounts of perfumey floral notes. A little toast, biscuit and maybe a hint of caramel are there if you really stick your nose in it, but mostly just awesome, fruity hops. Flavor is similarly full of tropical fruit, lots of pineapple and passion fruit, some nice ripe melon, citrus and a hint of pine. Aside from hoppy, fruity notes there are light, but pleasant notes, of biscuit, caramel, toast, sweet apple, a little bread and just enough minerality to the finish to give it a pleasant crispness. Medium body, with a nice, creamy entry, moderate strength, blanketing carbonation and off dry, crisp finish. Fantastic, beer, perfectly drinkable, nearly flawless execution and loaded with hops. After reviewing Zombie Dust a few days ago and this little gem today, I may be a bit spoiled on Citra APA’s. Thanks Josh!


3.1
EerieDrinks (199) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2017
3 finger off white head. Semi-hazy, amber coloured beer. Aroma is pungent & sweet. Overripe mango, grapefruit, pine, slight lemon, big black pepper note, peach and apricot, with a hint of dry, white grape. Taste is grapefruit, lemon, orange marmalade, overripe mango, pine and a big black pepper note here aswell but much ’darker’, think soil and earth. Mouthfeel is semi-watery. Medium carbonation. Lingering, medium-high grapefruit bitterness. Overall: Good APA that focuses a bit much on the earthy and peppery flavours and it’s a pretty sprawling beer, when it comes to the balance between taste notes. Some sips it tastes pretty good, next sip it has a unpleasant earthy bitterness along with a weak taste. Doesn’t feel like a good showcase for the very tasty Citra hop. Still manages to be a pretty good, drinkable APA but definitely nothing I would rush to pick up again.

3.8
FunkyF (1198)
- Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2017
Burk fr?n SB. Ljust gul med vitt skum. Tropisk doft ananas och passionfrukt. L?tt och fruktig smak.

3.7
mzaar (3463) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2017
Burk från SB. Ett halvår gammal enlig stämpel på burkens botten. Och visst har den säkert tappat en aning fräschör, men det som ändå finns kvar är verkligen inte dumt alls. Grapefrukt, persika, blomster och tall i doften. Smakinslag av malt, tropisk frukt, karamell och tall. Oljig munkänsla. Fin balans mellan sötma och beska.

3.9
esp0r (2921) - NORWAY - JUL 16, 2017
Can gently shared by daje @Cafe Sara
Yellow pale, white head. Smell of mango, citrus, hints of herbs, light malts. Moderate sweet, fruity mango and citrus, zesty tail, very enjoyable

3.3
OminouSC2 (674) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2017
Hazy golden color, large white head. Fruity aromas with hops, grass, citrus, grapefruit and pine. Bitter taste with resin, citrus, grass and pine. Mediocre.

3.5
Nisse666 (7433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2017
Can from web SB cons 2017-07-16 Göteborg Tap date: Jan 05 2017 AR: dried tropical fruity marmalade, grapefruit flesh AP: clear oliy coppery, frothy cream beige steady foam F: bitter grape fruit bitterness, pine, dried tropical fruit marmalade, wee grainy, not that bad that old - but issue is bringing it over the pond;(

3.1
SirLimpsalot (4244) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2017
@Stordirren. 17-7-16: lite gräsig doft. Liten fruktighet med gräsig beska. Känns som den har tappat en del. Hint av papp. Tyvärr för gammal.

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MaBeer1972 (2063) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Four pack of tallboys from HyVee in Iowa City. Pours out a hazy medium orange color with a frothy off white head. Light citrus-fruit aromas. Light body with citrus and tropical fruit and a bit of spicy pine. Well balanced with a hint of malt sweetness. Long dry bitter finish. Tasty.

3.4
AndySnow (7646) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2017
How: Can.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy dark golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, grass, some pineapple, tropical fruit.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, caramel, some citrus, tropical fruit.
Comment: Six months old according to the date on the bottom of the can.

3.8
Linnet (1833) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2017
Resin, pine, pineapple, mango, biscuits. Light Amber colour, medium cream head, lacing. Big resinous grapefruity bite, mid-sweet, hay, orange marmalade. Medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, loooong biter finish. Obviously A bit tired from old age, still a really enjoyable brew.


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