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The Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Celeste De Citracado - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

612 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 612
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 28
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with Honey malt, Brown malt, and Rye malt, yams, pumpkin, toasted fenugreek, lemon verbena, and birch bark. Warrior hops, and New Zealand Motueka hops. "Citrouille", French for pumpkin, intentionally misspelled in honor of Patrick Rue.

(Beer added by: BdubleEdubleRUN on 10-18-2011)
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TruePerception

California

1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

09-01-2013 07:47:07 | More by TruePerception
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vma

California

1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

03-27-2014 01:35:35 | More by vma
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GTB

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

03-04-2012 18:55:58 | More by GTB
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cestlavie

New York

2/5  rDev -44.3%

11-16-2011 02:20:42 | More by cestlavie
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -44.3%

11-26-2011 07:15:48 | More by TheBishopco
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.3%

02-20-2012 23:35:55 | More by brez8791
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brbrocc

New York

2/5  rDev -44.3%

07-03-2012 23:18:43 | More by brbrocc
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inandon

Massachusetts

2.03/5  rDev -43.5%

Pour - Dark chestnut with a slight yellow tinted head.

Smell - With a smell of yams (with the marshmallow topping), hints of cinnamon, and birch.

Taste - Going in to it i thought it was going to be heavy and super flavorful beer. I found it to be the opposite. Light mouth feel. Flavors of cinnamon and yams, no big hints of pumpkin in my opinion.

Please note. I DO NOT LIKE PUMPKIN BEER, and did not read the label before buying. Not one i would recommend.

08-19-2012 22:16:31 | More by inandon
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Auracom

Illinois

2.05/5  rDev -42.9%

Sampled 1.5-2 oz. of my friend's bottle at Poor Phil's on November 22nd, 2011, in a tulip glass.

A - Mahogany brown color, lots of carbonation on the sides of the glass. Fair retention and lacing. Nothing special here.

S - I get more pumpkin than yams here, and this character reminds me a bit of The Bruery's Autumn Maple. Otherwise, it's pretty boring. Lemon zest and and earthy-quality (likely the bark) combine for a pretty strange undertone in the nose.

T - Blah, this kinda sucked. More yams, less pumpkin, very little citrus to cut bland malt grains in the middle and backend of the drink. This is horribly integrated and lacks flavor.

M - Light-medium body, good carbonation. Honestly, this is probably the shortest finish I've ever experienced in a craft brew.

D - Big time disappointment for me. For what went into this batch, I would've expected something far more flavorful and exciting.

11-27-2011 19:13:45 | More by Auracom
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hiphopj5

Colorado

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

06-19-2012 21:17:24 | More by hiphopj5
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claspada

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

Pours a brownish amber color with a medium size light brown tinged head.

Aromas begin with lightly burnt raisin, deeply toasted brown sugar encrusted caramelized brown bread crust and a citrus note somehow that is a bit like Meyer lemon or not quite floral orange zest. As it warms I get a fair amount of woodiness to it and the spice notes become quite dominant.

The tastes begin with caramelized and toasted malt character up front that quickly yields to an ample spiciness and a woody character to it. As it warms it continues to get quite spicy and seems to be a bit too sharp at times; woody notes also become a bit burdensome on the palate.

Mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with medium carbonation. The finish also has a brightness to it from a lemon zest like flavor, though the spices seem to slow this down a bit.

Overall this was a huge miss for me. The flavor profile is too spicy and sharp to be enjoyable even if you were going to pair this with food. The spiciness clashes too much with the toasted, slightly roasted malt character as well.

08-21-2012 14:12:05 | More by claspada
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leschkie

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

11-27-2011 06:58:05 | More by leschkie
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

02-09-2014 18:05:59 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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Danny1217

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-07-2013 04:01:04 | More by Danny1217
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

04-04-2012 13:51:44 | More by TheBierBoutique
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

09-23-2012 02:26:47 | More by ejimhof
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MordorMongo


2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-07-2012 23:48:35 | More by MordorMongo
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BHOBS

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

12-20-2011 03:56:32 | More by BHOBS
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nas4atu

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

12-11-2012 20:49:38 | More by nas4atu
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johnhenryconway


2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-09-2012 06:41:36 | More by johnhenryconway
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Pours a dark amber/chestnut brown color with golden orange edges and a one finger light beige head that slowly settles into a lasting ring.  Streaks of lace left behind.

Sweet, slightly spicy aroma with lots of pumpkin, autumnal spice and toasted malt.  Pumpkin purée along with cinnamon, clove and ginger followed by caramel, toast and hazelnut.  

Medium bodied with a dry herbal presence that lingers throughout into a  medicinal finish.  Not really all that sweet with more of a vegetal pumpkin/yam presence with some dry, zesty spice.  Hints of toasted pumpkin seed, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and clove followed by some caramel, toast, rye and a strange medicinal finish.  Kind of a mess.

08-12-2012 17:41:01 | More by corby112
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Tackle42

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-15-2012 22:44:39 | More by Tackle42
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rab53

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-09-2012 02:10:27 | More by rab53
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tatums1984

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-13-2012 07:40:48 | More by tatums1984
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NvMyBeer

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

01-02-2012 21:39:27 | More by NvMyBeer
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The Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Celeste De Citracado from Stone Brewing Co.
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