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Citra Dog - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 10
Gots: 38 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beer2day on 03-12-2012)
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deonreds

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-03-2014 09:12:48 | More by deonreds
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-02-2014 15:55:30 | More by GOBLIN
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-01-2014 14:08:12 | More by HoppyBastard2
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elkinbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-29-2014 12:02:00 | More by elkinbrown
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ctwybeerguy

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5%

03-24-2014 06:02:28 | More by ctwybeerguy
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-24-2014 01:38:28 | More by PA-Michigander
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tfidler

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-20-2014 23:32:36 | More by tfidler
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tillmac62

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

Pours a clear light amber with a massive head and lacing that retains very well. The nose is a blend of tropical citrus notes and grapefruit over a toasted malt background sweetness. Almost medium bodied with a slick texture approaching creamy. Slightly above average carbonation level with a bit of effervescence on the finish. The flavor profile is a well balanced blend of citra hop flavor and bitterness over an underlying toasted malt sweetness. It begins with the citrus flavors, progresses to a citrus and grapefruit rind bitterness that is mellowed by a toasted sweetness. Quite nice. Nice smooth finish that leads as slightly sweet then flows into a nice citrus bitterness that lingers just the right amount along with a bit of tartness. This dog can hunt.

03-20-2014 19:07:33 | More by tillmac62
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

03-20-2014 17:11:58 | More by reizorc
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bokreiner

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-18-2014 21:35:28 | More by bokreiner
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-16-2014 22:37:12 | More by KFrank729
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.78/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a pleasant golden-amber, with voluminous head of white suds. Thick and heavy, but sloppy lace.

Nose is, not surprisingly, citrus hops with some tropical notes. Delicious!

Taste is bitter up front, with the citrus/grapefruit hops all the way. Tropical and pine notes arrive later and near the finish, with remains slightly bitter. Overall, a delightful and delicious IPA.

03-16-2014 14:21:27 | More by secondtooth
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

03-15-2014 23:31:50 | More by BarryMFBurton
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Trapipa

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

03-14-2014 04:03:48 | More by Trapipa
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-12-2014 00:23:39 | More by GRBLUE12
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jrand2621

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5%

03-10-2014 11:22:32 | More by jrand2621
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-09-2014 21:09:56 | More by Griffith
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Fargrow

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-09-2014 20:31:38 | More by Fargrow
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.79/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau Dogfish Head IPA glass.

A bit of murky orange, and a little chestnut brown towards the top, even lighter yellow body where the glass gets more narrow at the bottom. An array of hues, but a bit cloudy. Nice slow rising carbonation that meets a fluffy big white four finger tall head. Big clumpy retention, island pucks and valleys.

Solid nose. Some light tropical fruits and a good amount of bready malts. Slightly toasty also.
There's also some interesting pickle and salty brine character to this it seems.

Palate has a good solid hop coating and oils. Flavors though give more to malt toast and lots of baked bread on the finish. Some good bitterness and hints of tropical fruit, and some punch pineapple a little bit also.

Overall a pretty easy going IPA, nothing amazing but nothing ordinary either.

03-09-2014 18:53:14 | More by smakawhat
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-09-2014 13:33:17 | More by campfirebrew
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev -23.9%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a teku glass

Very interesting brew. Definitely Not what I was expecting but not a terrible beer. Aroma was somewhat off with very little floral hop aroma. I smell the said mango flavor that the label proclaims, however it is not present in the taste. I actually thought the beer was old and oxidized at first but I double checked the date to make sure. Mouthfeel is ok...not much of a party in my mouth as some of the other citra IPAs I have had. Lacing is present in the glass and the brew has a nice head that dissipates slowly. Overall not the best brew but not the worst either. Is it worth a try? Sure why not.

Cheers!

03-09-2014 08:56:30 | More by Budinetz
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Gfunk

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

03-06-2014 22:52:52 | More by Gfunk
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev -1.8%

Had on-tap at Appalachian Vintner. Serve in a tapered 8 oz glass.

A- Pours a murky dark amber, almost brown, color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before slinking down to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of sheer surface foam. Not-so-resilient lacing leaves clots behind.

S- Pungent C-hop aroma brings notes of tangerine, orange and grapefruit.

T- Aggressively bitter hops sink their teeth in and don't let go. Almost too much bitterness to discern any flavor that was hinted toward in the nose. The bitterness lingers and lingers and I'm still struggling to find anything else. As the palate acclimates, things become more tolerable but I still wouldn't say it has high drinkability.

M- Very sharp and dry with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- The taste just does not follow through on what's shown in the aroma.

03-04-2014 19:48:56 | More by Immortale25
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 16:07:45 | More by mdfb79
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-02-2014 19:26:53 | More by leprechaunandfatman
Citra Dog from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.