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Spice Of Life - Citra - Sixpoint Brewery

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Spice Of Life - Citra
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BA SCORE
85
very good

54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DevilsCups on 03-16-2012)
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A-Pours a cloudy orange color. ACBF sample glass restricts my judgments on head and lacing.

S-Aromtatic whiffs of juicy citrus and vegetal grassiness. Orange rind, some tropical guava and grass. A wet, lightly toasty backbone complements the ripe hoppiness.

T-More of the same here. The tropical combination of juicy oranges and grapefruits are met with secondary notes of leafy hops as well as some mango perhaps. Sweetness works its way into the scene despite being hop-forward through and through. Finishes with a cutting, grassy bitterness.

M-Very drinkable with a juicy, dry feel. Subtle carbonation. Dry and moderately bitter.

O/D-I think this is an underrated brew. Lots of ripe, flavors and the malt brings some legit balance as well. A very solid single hop IPA.

VelvetExtract, Jun 12, 2013
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On tap at New York Pizza. Pours a translucent amber color with an inch of head. Tons of lacing. The aroma is that classic Citra hop smell. Citrus and tropical fruits. Some light malts. The taste is more of the same. Citrus and tropical fruits with some stone fruit notes as well. Toasted malt backbone. Finishes with some light bitterness and the citrus again. Slightly oily mouthfeel with a lot of carbonation. Minimal alcohol presence. This is a very easy drinker. Overall, decent showcase for the Citra Hops.

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Tap at Armsby Abbey

Nice creamy 1 finger head fades pretty slowly with nice notched lacing after the sips, super murky orange-carrot juice color.

Nose fresh citra hops, tropical fruit, clementine, tangerine, citrus juice, light musty passion fruit, guava, etc. with hints of malt base.

Taste starts with juicy hops again, fresh citra, starting with light resinous musty hops and hint of passion fruit, light tropical fruits of guava, etc, and plenty of citrus with tangerine, light orange zest, juice, etc. Malts bring a light sweet base that help prop up the fairly heavy bitterness, and some booze that cuts through. It gets fairly heavy and wants to get astringent but the malts hold it back a bit. Finish is drier with a spicy chewing on a hop pellet taste, with plenty of lingering orange zest, musty wet hop resin, and musty tropical fruit, with a hint of sticky malt residue.

Mouth is med to a bit heavier bodied, decent carb.

Overall pretty good, one of the few I've had that somewhat represents the hop fairly well I think, although they may have gone a bit overboard on the bittering portion of the hops as it starts to get astringent and it's quite bitter. Otherwise decent balance and fairly tasty, nice nose, and I really wish they concentrated more of the hops towards the back end of the boil and less on the front.

jlindros, May 24, 2012
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Spice Of Life - Citra from Sixpoint Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.