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Citra Pale Ale - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Citra Pale Ale
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517 Ratings
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Ratings: 517
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 287
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American Pale ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Citra hops from the American Pacific Northwest.

(Beer added by: baggio on 06-29-2010)
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Ace1117, May 03, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a 2 day old growler into a Lost Abbey Teku.

Appearance- Cloudy golden color with one finger white head that left miniam llacing.

Smell- Some lemon, pine, tangerine, peaches, and white grapes. Minimal malt characteristics. No booze.

Taste- Pretty much follows the nose but with more grassy and piney notes. Finishes medium hop bitterness and lingering earthy/grassy notes.

Mouthfeel- Very light and extremely easy to drink. Medium carbonation with a moderatly dry finish.

Overall- A very nice single hopped pale. Extremely easy to drink.

Seanniek91, May 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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4.83/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-Pours a cloudy, pale yellow color. This brew sports a pretty little cap of soft white foam. Decent lacing.

S-The Citra hop is in full bloom. Citra has such a magnificent, delectable aroma and Hill Farmstead has showcased it in masterful fashion. I could go on and on with descriptors but instead I will say that this beer smells of glorious Citra.

T-Citra hop, perhaps the best hop in my opinion. The flavor packed into this beer is laughably intense. The whole cornucopia of hop-driven fruit flavors is present here. I loved up the finish; it finishes like a Pale Ale. A nice little sweetened doughy character that keeps the spotlight on the hoppiness.

M-Water substitute.

O-I have wanted to try this little beaut for quite some time. I am so impressed with this beer. Flavor, drinkability, texture. Hill Farmstead-Thanks once again.

VelvetExtract, Apr 25, 2014
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Citra Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 517 ratings.