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Big Citrus - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Big Citrus
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86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 6.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MattyG85 on 11-19-2013)
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-03-2013 22:02:51 | More by pisomojado8
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ryancl

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-02-2013 03:24:29 | More by ryancl
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Pours darker than expected. A bit more copper/amber in appearance. Certainly not bad looking.

Aroma and taste are definately not quite what I was expecting for a name like Big Citrus. To me the hops are mostly spicy and earthy followed by very understated citrus notes. Bready malts compliment.

Medium mouthfeel.

The hop bill/ name on this had me expecting more than the final product.

11-29-2013 03:19:34 | More by Powderhornphil
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.09/5  rDev +3.5%

Pint pour at the Town Hall Tap.

Look was orange and mostly clear, small head. Smell was dank and sour, not very strong, but good. Taste isn't soapy and catpissy like citra hops usually are, but is a more tart, clean citrus. Feel is similarly clean and crisp, drinks light.

Really good, I want more.

11-28-2013 06:36:28 | More by jimmah120
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mnphish

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-27-2013 21:06:45 | More by mnphish
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-26-2013 16:55:09 | More by richkrull
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herman77

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-25-2013 15:05:36 | More by herman77
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

White head. Color is a copper gold.

Flavors are mainly hops and citrus. Very juicy. Grapefruit, orange, lemon, and pineapple. Sticky, piney hops. Some bready malts. Has a sprite like flavor to it.

Mouthfeel: fairly sticky. Medium bodied. Lots of carbonation. Too much.

Overall, not as enjoyable I as was expecting. Still good, just not big citrus good.

11-24-2013 23:37:30 | More by mothman
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deebo

Minnesota

3.84/5  rDev -2.8%

An IPA dry hopped with citra? Sign me up. Nice bright light copper color served with a thin finger of pure white head. The smell is my favorite part of this beer...I'm just a sucker for that citra aroma-tropical fruit (mango) with just a hint of that dank slightly catty stank. This follows through into the taste but you also get the base hops here with some pine resin, and a fair amount of bitterness into the finish. Base malt is clean but subdued. Plenty of carbonation and a decently long finish. Juicy. Overall, love the citra aroma the bitter bite is not my favorite but still a really nice beer that I'd be glad to come back to.

11-22-2013 06:24:08 | More by deebo
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josephwa

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-20-2013 18:54:44 | More by josephwa
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +10.9%

On tap at the brewpub. Served in a standard shaker glass.

Appearance: Color is a bright golden amber orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and about one finger of off white head that fades into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: As the name implies, a big aroma of ripe citrus fruits backed by some caramel malt. Upfront citrus hop hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, tangerine, apricot, pineapple, lemon, and passion fruit. Earthy hops hints along with some spicy pine resin. Pale malt in the background with hints of sweet caramel, grains, biscuit, cracker, and yeast. Very forward with the citrus. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: As good and juicy as it smells, big taste of ripe and bitter citrus hops along with earthy notes and backing malt. Huge juicy taste of citrus hops upfront with notes of grapefruit, mango, orange peel, apricot, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, and passion fruit. Earthy and floral hop notes along with some pine resin spice. Backing presence of pale malt with notes of biscuit, grains, sweet caramel, cracker, and yeast. Very hop forward and nicely bitter and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very juicy and slightly chewy with a nice smooth dryness.

Overall: A very good hoppy ale. Great citrus esters with a nice clean bitterness.

11-19-2013 05:04:55 | More by MattyG85
Big Citrus from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.