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Citra Pale Ale - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Citra Pale Ale
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98
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502 Ratings
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Ratings: 502
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 286
Gots: 8 | 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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BMart, Sep 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Fantastic Citra flavor! Delicious summer PA.

beastoftheeast, Sep 01, 2014
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nobadeer, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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4.4/5  rDev -0.7%

sfr26, Aug 29, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -0.7%

Sample size (2 ounces) on tap at the brewery.

A: It pours a dark yellow color, with very strong pure white head, good lacing and good retention.

S: Strong strong smell for such a small beer in terms of ABV. It is Citra though, you get almost unriped mangos and pineapples, but, most of all, lemon and orange juice/peel.

T: Like the smell, you get a really good amount of lemon and orange juice that is accompanied by a sour version on mangos and pineapples. Then, you get a the citrus peels type of hoppiness an it is then followed by a light amount of sweetness to linger on in the aftertaste.

M: Very light and fluffy, perfect for this type of beer.

D: Not sure why I need to comment on the drinkability of such a beer. Highly drinakble. I could down a 2L growler by myself no problem.

All in all, a very straightforward beer but it is beautifully executed. Highly recommended.

flipper2gv, Aug 29, 2014
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Citra Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 502 ratings.