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Citra Pale Ale - El Segundo Brewing Company

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Citra Pale AleCitra Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
El Segundo Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 02-15-2012)
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-05-2014 21:02:29 | More by apasternak
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TrojanRBWife

California

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-26-2014 19:25:46 | More by TrojanRBWife
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Classic light amber, deep yellow, to light orange body and quite clear as well. Head is fluffy with a flat bright white top, and at three fingers tall manages to slowly and evenly fall, keeping a bit of soapy retention. Very pale, and very nice.

Ah those citra hops, a bit of juice and tropical, but the malt and toast is no slouch here either. Good toasty aroma, with mild caramel sense, a good play on toast and sweetness in that department, with the hops making a nice tropical accent. Spritzy feeling slightly with powdery brown spices as well. Quite a good balance.

Palate delivers nicely. A real soft body with a hint of light pale ale touch. Soft malts with a good toasty brown breads and crust. Mild caramel finish gives way too classic hop angle of juiced tropicals and even a bit of earth interestingly. Repeated sips are a good balance of toast malt crackery sense and aromatic hop fruit.

What a simple good balanced pale ale, with a nice hop touch. The way it should be done.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 02:38:42 | More by smakawhat
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TrojanRB

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-23-2014 01:38:04 | More by TrojanRB
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kmanjohnson

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-20-2014 21:02:40 | More by kmanjohnson
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California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-20-2014 21:02:35 | More by mdlb44
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California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-19-2014 21:26:04 | More by brotherloco
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California

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JohnCassillo

California

4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing my most recent time enjoying on tap, but have had from a bomber as well.

A: Golden, mostly transparent color with a thin foam head that lingers.

S: Piney, citrus-y hops spring forth immediately -- for a pale ale, it's both surprising and welcome all at once.

T: For a pale ale, it really does a great job delivering full hop flavor with each and every sip. Taste is piney, grassy and citrus hops with a delightful tropical finish that evokes pineapple and mango.

M: Light and pleasant with some mild carbonation; very easy to drink.

O: One of my favorite pale ales (L.A. or otherwise). It's incredibly well-balanced, being light and immensely drinkable while giving you a high-quality flavor profile. Drink it whenever you can.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2014 00:46:40 | More by JohnCassillo
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rolltide

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-24-2014 06:25:13 | More by sillyhed8
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Indiana

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Citra Pale Ale from El Segundo Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.