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Hop Test #1 (Citra IPA) - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Hop Test #1 (Citra IPA)
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89
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: orangesol on 02-19-2014

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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 1
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4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours clear golden yellow with a one finger tall white head, quickly dissipating down to a light film, leaving sticky webs of lace down the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of fresh cut grass, citric fruit zest and bit of lightly toasted caramel malt. Citra hops shine strong but are balanced well.

T - Starts off with a bright citric hop bite that slowly gives way to hints of grass, fruit rind and the lightly toasted caramel malt. Finish is a bit sweet with plenty of bitterness, lingering long after the finish.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Slick, hoppy feel with a bit of sweetness mixing with the bitterness.

O - Loved the first batch of this because the citra hops were in your face loud, this batch is more balanced. Worth a shot if you are a hop head.

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Hop Test #1 (Citra IPA) from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.