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CPA: Citra Pale Ale - Odd Side Ales

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495 Ratings
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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 59
Gots: 40 | 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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gashmoney

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

04-10-2013 14:08:59 | More by gashmoney
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Mitchster

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +5.6%

$1.89 for a 12oz bottle @ BevCo. no ingredients per the website or label other than Citra hops. Pours out to a clear burnt orange, forming a tall white head with excellent retention and nice lacing. Moderate carbonation, ~2.5 carbs or so. No sediment in bottle. The aroma is nice with pungent hops...mostly skunky MJ, a touch fo pine, then grapefruit. I like it. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean with a medium body. The taste is great as well...skunky MJ, with a touch of apricot in the middle, balanced by a touch of toasty malts, nice firm malt body, well balanced residual sweetness and a pleasant medium bitterness. For all practical purposes this is an IPA. No off flavors or aromas.

One of the best pale ales/IPAs I've had from a Michigan brewery. Exceptional. Easy to drink yet pungent and refreshing. I would definitely buy this again and recommend you try it if you want a pale ale with a little more Oooomph.

04-10-2013 00:00:06 | More by Mitchster
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MrBIP

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-09-2013 23:12:19 | More by MrBIP
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Honus1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

04-09-2013 22:17:04 | More by Honus1
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Dyerseve

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

04-09-2013 02:45:53 | More by Dyerseve
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Trruss1086

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-09-2013 00:59:46 | More by Trruss1086
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strohme2

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

04-08-2013 23:24:48 | More by strohme2
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FrankHammer

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

04-08-2013 20:06:09 | More by FrankHammer
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GRPunk

Michigan

4.16/5  rDev +1.5%

Bottle poured into a mug.

A- A normal pour creates a 1-finger, off-white head. The clean, golden body sports moderate carbonation. The head shows good retention, and there are some awesome rings left on the glass.

S- Clean and fresh at first. Grapefruit and pineapple dominate the initial aroma profile. I'm a sucker for that tropical fruit thing. With some warmth, the grapefruit zest and pith begIn to take over.

T- It's quite hoppy at first. There's a real of grapefruit. It gets sweet with pineapple characteristics. There's a little more balance through the middle with some biscuit-like malts. A slight spice in the finish. More grapefruit and malt with warmth.

M- Medium body. Moderate-heavy carbonation. Hoppy tingle. Clean, dry finish.

O- This beer stradles the APA/IPA line for me, not that I could call it a negative. I'd pick this up when I'm looking for a hoppy fix without an ABV overload.

04-07-2013 20:15:43 | More by GRPunk
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

04-06-2013 00:09:36 | More by fredmugs
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-05-2013 17:39:45 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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rsenters29

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

04-05-2013 02:33:15 | More by rsenters29
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GR_Beer_Nut

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-04-2013 16:35:34 | More by GR_Beer_Nut
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andrewjraab

Michigan

4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

A: Pours cloudy burnt orange with two fingers of creamy off white foam. Nice retention and very sticky lace.

S: Citrus notes, orange rind, resinous hop notes.

T: Citrus zest, resinous hop profile, a bit oily, balanced and smooth finish.

O: Real nice offering from Odd Side - glad they started to bottle and I'll be interested to see what is next.

04-04-2013 02:44:53 | More by andrewjraab
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-04-2013 01:56:53 | More by craft_shannie
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4.13/5  rDev +0.7%

A - Poured a brillant crystal clear gold color with a one finger very slightly offwhite head that head good retention and decent lacing.

S - Wow. Huge citris and floral aromas upfront. There is also a very nice caramel background scent. Very pleasant smelling beer

T - Much like the smell. Grapefruit and lemon are right in your face upfront, but are balanced quite nicely with caramel and malt flavors. There is also a bit of a floral taste. All this is followed by a slightly piney aftertaste.

M - Light to Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Almost silky feeling in the mouth

O - Great APA. I love the Citra hops they used in the beer and they were balanced quite nicely with the caramel malts. Wasnt so hoppy that I thought I was drinking an IPA either. Nicely done. Will definately seek this out anytime I am near Michigan.

04-04-2013 00:05:01 | More by Goosehunter75
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mzeld

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

04-03-2013 22:44:04 | More by mzeld
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

I heard a lot of Buzz about this beer, so I was excited when my friends at the Liquor Cabinet in St. Joseph had it in stock. Props to Odd Side for putting the date clearly on the side of the bottle. The reviewed bottle was dated 3/21/13. The beer poured a nice orange-copper color with high white head. The pint glass was almost unable to hold the head. In the aroma, I detected notes of pine and sweet citrus. The aroma is far from being passive. In the initial taste, one gets a burst of pineapple, orange, pine, and mild malt. At the back end, one detects notes of orange rind. The bitter resin occupies the aftertaste, following the beer right down the esophagus. The bitter grassy notes linger on the roof of the mouth and the sides of the cheeks. Though the beer had a massive head, the carbonation was muted. A reasonably thick texture allows the taste to linger nicely. This is a very good APA that I imagine would be even better on tap.

04-01-2013 22:10:34 | More by JohnnyHopps
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MichiganBrews

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-31-2013 19:23:58 | More by MichiganBrews
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

03-31-2013 03:07:38 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-30-2013 14:02:32 | More by mrebeka
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c64person

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-30-2013 02:45:45 | More by c64person
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SDG1070

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-29-2013 22:13:39 | More by SDG1070
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-29-2013 11:35:46 | More by JohnnieNepal
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Sparty55

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-29-2013 03:43:17 | More by Sparty55
CPA: Citra Pale Ale from Odd Side Ales
91 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.