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Citra Extra Pale Ale - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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Citra Extra Pale AleCitra Extra Pale Ale

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very good

325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 15
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 12-18-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ajzy, Jul 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

midnitesun11, Jul 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

RangnaR, Jul 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

reverbking, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of jeffjeff1
3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- copper color, decent size head

Smell- malt, hops

Taste- malt, slightly bitter hops

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. I think I would have it again. Not one of the usual ones I would get but I definitely would drink it again.

jeffjeff1, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of hipboy221
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

hipboy221, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

scot959, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

SocalKicks, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jakecattleco, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

beerinNV, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Paccamacca, Jun 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Devi0us, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Spaz7, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Brennanleroy, Jun 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Jtrigonis, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ChugginOil, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of Hendry
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Transparent golden amber hue, one finger soapy white head,snappy carbonation with tons of tiny bubbles rising to the top, primo lacing in a pilsner glass.

As soon as you pop the top, the citra hop aroma makes itself known, and is tropical, quite juicy, pineapple,tangerine & pine needle vibe going on here. Mouth watering aroma for sure.

Taste is also hop forward, and props to Knee Deep for not only sourcing quality hops, but having the ability to place them front and center stage. The malts are not very noticeable, and that is always a huge plus for me when the hops can shine in the spotlight. There is a juiciness and bitterness that is drying, and invites another tasty quaff. Alcohol exceptionally well hidden, assertive though not overdone carbonation. For a mere 45 IBU, Citra Extra Pale Ale offers full bitterness and flavor that defies that modest number: quite surprising.

Mouthfeel is medium, dry finish, the carbonation almost reaches the prickly stage but definitely not overdone, in fact vey nicely done.

Overall, the ratings are LOWWWW on this fabulous all citra pale ale, making it a true sleeper amongst beers. This is a rock solid effort from Knee Deep that is impressive and should be a MUST for anyone digging that tropical fruit vibe. Deserving of much higher ratings, this all citra hop-bomb delivers the goods in a slam dunk manner. Fans of Zombie Dust should absolutely adore this one, seek it out for sure, highly recommended. Go buy some, enjoy and help boost the rating back where they should be!

Hendry, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

raulazzer, Jun 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

itsiilegal, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

AlexChillton, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

moonknight31, May 19, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

this is a really excellent american beer. something like this, very dry and citrusy... this beer tastes of the arid west, of the heat. pervasive dry heat for many months...

i had three bottles a week ago... i can't find any now... if you can get this get it.

the pour is so clear, so extra pale, but the hop taste is so fresh and perfectly matched to the body of the beer... it's an IPA drinker's pale ale.

can i get this in a 12 pack in cans? i need a fridge stocked with this for the summer.


colforbin73, May 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Zimm, May 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

virinow, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

dertyd, May 05, 2013
Citra Extra Pale Ale from Knee Deep Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.