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DAG Sitrus Pale Ale - Ægir Bryggeri

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DAG Sitrus Pale Ale
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 7
Avg: 3.83
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ægir Bryggeri
Norway | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Skeeze on 07-27-2013

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 7
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3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

The liquid pours a dirty gold color. Nearly clear, just a bit of a chill haze. Starts with a half-finger head that settles quickly into rim bubbles. Some streaks and spots for lace.

The name suits the smell--lots of citrus (grapefruit rind) as well as pleasant floral hop and soft, lightly toasted malt. Excellent well-balanced aroma.

The taste comes across more one-sided as in lots of straight up hop (black peppery) bitterness. Long aftertaste that ends extremely dry almost astringent. Thinnish body, neutral carbonation.

This is the tale of a great smell and an over-hopped taste. Even if this was an IPA, I'd say there is too much of a good thing...and I'm a hop head! Still, this beer does NOT cross over into the extreme category, but it comes real close.

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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I felt it was just not a very pleasant flavor. I did not get any citrus despite that being in the name of the beer, and it was just straight bitter. I think Aegir (and other Norwegian breweries) are held back quite a bit by the 4.7% alcohol rule; it would be interesting to see what they could do with their everyday beers if not limited.

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DAG Sitrus Pale Ale from Ægir Bryggeri
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