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Citra Showers - Noble Ale Works

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BA SCORE
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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 7.9%
Wants: 80
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rollzroyce21 on 01-01-2014)
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Ratings: 132 | Reviews: 18 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of stevec32
3.5/5  rDev -21%

stevec32, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of Blahstarr
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Blahstarr, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of IndyDad
4/5  rDev -9.7%

IndyDad, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of scotv
4/5  rDev -9.7%

scotv, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of pdmoore714
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

pdmoore714, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of kmanjohnson
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

kmanjohnson, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of BierGiek
5/5  rDev +12.9%

BierGiek, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of Fern13
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Fern13, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Rimbimhoot, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
4/5  rDev -9.7%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of JohnG190
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

JohnG190, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of jbaker67
4.34/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy gold color with a small white head. Aroma of citrus and tropical fruits, florals, a bit of dank piss, and some sweet malts. The flavor hits the same notes, but is more intensely bitter and showcases more of a floral, citrus peel character. Light-medium bodied, with a bitter, juicy mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Good citra DIPA, maybe not as tropical-leaning as others I’ve had.

jbaker67, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of SadMachine
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

SadMachine, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Jvrdz24
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Jvrdz24, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy honey color with a reasonably impressive head that leaves some dots and dashes of lace behind

Smell: Mango, pineapple, orange and grapefruit

Taste: The malts provide a neutral, slightly biscuity platform upon which the hops can perform and perform they do, bringing a range of tropical and citrus flavors; very clean finish with nothing distracting from the beguiling hop flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate but lively carbonation

Overall: Caught this one right in advance of the 2/23 "Drink before" date and I am glad I did as I really like my DIPAs to be crisp and clean

Thanks, lincolnbeard, for the opportunity

brentk56, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

2beerdogs, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of Craigwinchell
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Craigwinchell, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

johnyb, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of chippo33
2.5/5  rDev -43.6%

chippo33, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of Obsidian
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Obsidian, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of PaBrewSki
4.74/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Hadn't even attempted to smell the beer and already picked up the strangely dank and disgusting yet somehow delicious aroma of cat piss. Accompanied by piss is are crisp refreshing citrus notes, grapefruit, flowers, and malt. Very very clean and crisp smelling. Taste is citrus, grapefruit and floral hops leading to sweet malts. I'm finding a great balance in this beer and it's drinking very easy. Finishes with a grainy grassy yet bitter taste. Mouth feel is a notch above medium and right one par with what I expected from an 8.8% abv DIPA. Not much that I don't like about this beer.

PaBrewSki, Feb 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

T_Hass, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

nealbert, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of Roy1586
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Roy1586, Feb 05, 2014
Citra Showers from Noble Ale Works
97 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.