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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our single hop exploration of low alcohol beers continues in Monson with the fresh crop of 2013 Citra! This one explodes with notes of citrus on the nose and the palate, and finishes cleanly with light bits of cracker malt. Someone forgot to tell it that its only 4.1% alcohol. Dangerous. . .!

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1743) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 23, 2016
Canette 473ml, gracieuset de msjpearson, Thanks Mike! Couleur jaune-orange trouble, mousse blanche. Arme de pche, agrumes, malt, pointe de levure, ananas, pomlo. Got de malt, levure, ananas, amertume moyenne, un peu herbal. Carbonatation moyenne-leve, corps moyen-faible.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JAXSON (571) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2016
Can less than 2 weeks old. Nose is odd -- minerals/vitamins and a bit of chemicals. Mouth is lots of grain (bread/cracker), sweaty. Bright hops, sure. An odd collage, but not bad. Really strikes me more as a pilsner. A touch vegetal, as in celery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2717) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2016
Pours a hazy pale yellow color. Notes of crackers, dough, yellow citrus. Soft mouthfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClarkVV (6067) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Canned 8/18/16, shared by Blisscent on 8/25/16.
Big, fluffy, white head showing good retention, tops a moderately hazy, brightly glowing, tangerine-golden body.
Quite a bit less explosive/lush than its Nelson/Galaxy/Mosaic brethren, though its too be expected as citra is a bit less juicy/all-encompassing than those other hops. However, what it lacks in aromatic force, it seems to make up for in subtlety. Interesting sweat/funk is well-controlled and never takes on any cat urine, while nectarine skin, lemon juice and lightly juicy red grapefruit notes all sit elegantly atop a soft, biscuity maltiness that reveals very light honey notes with warming. Light peach, white grape and more minerality unfold over time, and theres neither alcohol nor flaw to be found.
Lightly juicy with tangerine, lemon and orange rind up front, followed by light sweat, grapefruit rind and a touch of ripe nectarine. Ample bitterness, but of course the beer is wonderfully balanced with a tight carbonation, high attenuation and soft, malty texture. Strong minerality very nicely juxtaposed with the citrus and light juice from the hops, on the finish. Cracker and biscuit behind it with no alcohol or flaw.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11390) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2016
Pleasant drinking blond ale.Citrus lemon flavour and aroma. Lighter mouthfeel than expected. Good summer drinkability.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (9581) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2016
16 oz. can from seeswo - thanks again, Chris! Pours a hazy yellow gold with a finge rof soft frothy white head that never settles, leaving heavy soft lace in the glass. This beer is gentle through and through. Melon, lemon, pineapple, light floral zest, doughy malts, tangerine, adn nectarine. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a really soft, somewhat juicy mouthfeel. Delicate. Holds back slightly and doesnt seem like an all-out APA or IPA. At 4.1%, though, its layered with delights.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11774) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2016
16oz can. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Citrus, pine, and some fruity sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1204) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours a hazy, murky yellow with a dense white lacing. The aroma is citrus and grass. Grapefruit and orange are dominant, with some subtle straw.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blueshockey24 (493) - Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Can. Pours hazy yellow / straw with off white head. Aroma is citrus lemon. Taste is nice balance of bitter and sweet somewhat dry with a citrus lemon grapefruit finish. Pretty good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3686) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2016
July 25, 2015. On tap at Tree House.
Cloudy golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma is grassy and fruity with ripe mango, peach, orange, hints of grapefruit, earthy herbal notes, chives and biscuit. Taste is light to medium sweet juicy tropical fruits with a crisp biscuit note, grassy, herbal bitterness with a light dry finish. Medium bodied, crisp texture, soft to average carbonation.
Dangerously drinkable...


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