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Citra Dog - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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86
very good

352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 9
Gots: 28 | 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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Ohio

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

06-30-2013 11:07:53 | More by whodeyvols
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-30-2013 05:09:04 | More by alelover
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +5%

06-29-2013 04:26:56 | More by azdback
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-29-2013 04:18:33 | More by Buck6196
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brewtus

Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz into tulip. Pours light orange with a two finger, fairly dense head. Smell is tons of citra hops, west coast style, lots of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango, orange. Taste leads off with lots of tropical fruit, pine, slightly bready, some peppery spice on the back of the tongue, it finishes pretty bitter and dry. The taste of this is very good and I was pumped to see a citra focused beer from TD. Very refreshing, very west coast, very enjoyable. Get a six pack, no need to try just a single .

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 00:52:37 | More by brewtus
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-27-2013 21:54:20 | More by ValpoExpo
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-23-2013 23:43:49 | More by Lukass
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

06-23-2013 23:39:32 | More by TequilaTom
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oh, this is a cool one. It starts with a cool label. Citra the super dog. It opens and pours to a pretty, clear yellow with a lot of lace. Very good. The aroma is good and strong and a little unusual. Those citra hops are showing.

The taste is as outstanding as it is original. I have never had an AIPA that had this much character but still was balanced and easy drinking. I might have under rated it.

It's bitter up front and continues into the aftertaste, but it is an unusual bitter. The things they did to make this single hop brew were worth the effort.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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BB1313

Ohio

3.66/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a transparent golden with a slight haze; small white head that fades quickly and leaves solid retention and decent lacing. The aromas aren't in your face, but they're pleasant. Lots of sweet and sticky fruits like pineapple and orange. There are some sweet malts in the mix as well. The bitterness seems to be the focus in the flavor department. Lots of pine sap and pine needles. Grapefruit is there as well. Good flavors, but lacks true depth, in my opinion. Mouthfeel is very nice. Medium-bodied; active but subtle carbonation. Thin, but not too thin. Extremely easy to drink. Alcohol goes unnoticed. It's refreshing as well.

This is a nice IPA. It's definitely in the right direction for Thirsty Dog, as far as hops go. They meant well this one. I wish the flavors packed more of a punch, but it's good stuff nonetheless. Recommended.

Grade: B

Serving type: bottle

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New York

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Ohio

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Ohio

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Pennsylvania

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

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Ohio

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Ohio

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Ohio

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Citra Dog from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.