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The Citizen - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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The CitizenThe Citizen

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BA SCORE
80
good

381 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 10
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: t0rin0 on 07-13-2011

The Citizen Belgian Ale is inspired by the timeless Tripel style ales of Belgium. Using a traditional high gravity "Abbey" yeast strain that encourages the production of highly palatable ethanol notes supported by Aromatic and "The Citizen" also exhibits the noble hop spiciness that is common to most Belgian Ales. Reigning in at 7.0% ABV this is the Brau's strongest offering in our flagship portfolio. Become a Citizen of the world, one sip at a time!
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Photo of AndrewMichael
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

DOB 11/18/14, 12 oz can poured into a pint glass, hints of Belgian flavors, subtle, unique flavors. Very drinkable and enjoyable from DC Brau.

Photo of alyssa1224
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Navalartichoke
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandaube
3.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biteme398
4.02/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjs246
3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of greenspointexas
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zp6167a
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Drift
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ksolekjr
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Photo of Act25
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One has no business drinking this beer at anything but cellar temp. It's also good as a lunch beer and with coffee. (almost needs the bitter coffee to pull it away from sugariness.)

a - Hazy bright orange color with one inch of off white head & moderate carbonation.

s - Smells of wheat, citrus hops, spices, and bright yeast. Not strong enough, or as the flavor.

t - Taste follows smell of citrus hops, wheat, bready malts,
grains, and fruit. A bit medicinal, but that fades to a more pleasant flavor as she warms.

m - Medium to light body w moderate carbonation. Clean finish, great with lunch.Bright, juicy, gets better as it warms.

o - Wheat and citrus, bright, brassy yeast. Grows on you. Good with food. Mid-pack.

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of MontfortBrew
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Viperman1316
3.36/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of jvodom
3.6/5  rDev +2%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Cbmccarthy
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of mquinn919
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of cj8311
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of meehandennis
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of bowlerhattedman
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Nice aromatics. Malt dominant on palate, which is not what I was expecting from a Belgian pale.

Photo of Lelampp
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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The Citizen from DC Brau Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.