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CPA: Citra Pale Ale - Odd Side Ales

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

523 Ratings
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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 57
Gots: 48 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EricCioe on 04-11-2011)
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Photo of patpbr
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%

A - Poured a deep orange with a lasting two finger head.
S - Dank hops with a noticeable malt aroma.
T - Tropical with some earthy notes.
M - Medium body and only a slight bitter aftertaste
O - A good APA that is worthy of a summer afternoon.

patpbr, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Doublechar0517
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%

Doublechar0517, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of thufflife
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

thufflife, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of flynn1648
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

flynn1648, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of ackeeper
4/5  rDev -2.4%

ackeeper, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of EDCinDET
5/5  rDev +22%

EDCinDET, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of watt1cw
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

watt1cw, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Fusebuddy
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%

Fusebuddy, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of joe12pk
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Poured into a lager glass.

A - Orange gold. Rocky 3 inch head stays several minutes, recedes to a frothy film. Nice lacing.

S - Citrus and musty hops.

T - Oh my! Grapefruit, orange, pineapple hop blast. Solid but not overbearing malt presence. Ends on a dry, hoppy, mellow peach note.

M - Medium, juicy

O - A truly great American Pale Ale. If you can find this, hoard this.

joe12pk, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of GameOfBeers
4.52/5  rDev +10.2%

GameOfBeers, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of jjohns23
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

jjohns23, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of vermilcj
4/5  rDev -2.4%

vermilcj, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of a_beckman25
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

a_beckman25, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

xdtfx, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of beardsonbrews
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

beardsonbrews, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Latarnik, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of KAF
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

KAF, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

4DAloveofSTOUT, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Zaybertooh
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Zaybertooh, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Omnium
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle into a pint glass.
A. Clear rich gold with a finger off fizzy white head.
S. Wonderful aroma. The citra hop really comes through. Mango citrus peach grassy dankness a little pine .
T. Bright tropical grassy a light dankness light cracker malt. Just splendid.
M. Clean crisp might and refreshing.
O. Really great apa the citra comes througr perfectly. Probably the best use of that hop of most citra beers try

Omnium, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Jlaurie394
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Jlaurie394, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of MaxPowers
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

MaxPowers, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of maximum12
3.4/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to NJB145 for this extra in a recent trade. Going light tonight after too much bourbon county last night...actually, not too much, just not enough food. I thought the mushroom burger was a burger with mushroom, not an actual mushroom burger, good, but not enough substance...but I digress. 12 oz. bottle, my first taste of Odd Side.

Pour is light orange with rollicking carbonation. First up the nose is pale malts, back up by pungent orange, sharp peach. Nothing demure about this pale up front.

CPA: Citra Pale Ale is like Seether's Careless Whisper: underneath, it's still a gussied-up pop song. Plenty of pale malt that's been upgraded with the much-advertised citra: those bitter oranges again, mixed with grapefruit guts, an almost wine-like sharpness, with an ending of karate-chop bitterness. Nicely oily. One & done, but I won't complain while I'm drinking it.

Bit heavy on the bitterness without enough flavor to set it off: like an Al Sharpton loop. Not far from being something special, this one is just pretty good for me as is.

maximum12, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Cerebus
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Cerebus, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of comrade_tony
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

comrade_tony, Jul 30, 2014
CPA: Citra Pale Ale from Odd Side Ales
91 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.