Citrus Mistress - Hop Valley Brewing Company

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88
very good

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 5
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 07-26-2013)
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Reviews by yeaprolly:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of JerryG
4.39/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

From the name and smell, I am assuming there are a lot of citra hops. To me this has a very floral, citrus nose that still well rounded with a mix of hop flavor. Golden orange in color with a nice bright white lacy head. Good body, slight malt, lots of good bitter hop flavor, with a strong but quick finish. This is somewhere between a double and standard IPA. Sessionable, but with plenty of flavor and a great hop profile.

Update: I have tried this years release in a bottle. For whatever reason I am liking this beer a lot more this time around. The hop nose is great with a smooth grapefruit, citrus finish. Very similar to Zombie Dust from Three Floyds

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Dry crisp hoppy excellent finish! Not fruity

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.84/5  rDev -28.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.24/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Reidrover
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle from "Lifesource" in Salem OR $4.29 Pours a typical burnt orange IPA colour but with a great thick,tight,creamy off white head. Fruity/piney juicy hop aromas..pine,lemon zest,pink grapefruit and papaya..delicious. Taste is pretty much the same as the aroma but with a nice light caramel malt backing which holds it together somewhat. Good medium bodied palate..with medium high carbonation,very drinkable. Good IPA..liked it

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Great citrus finish.

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Citrus Mistress from Hop Valley Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.