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Citra Pale Ale - El Segundo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | 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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JulianTellez

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-25-2014 05:44:09 | More by JulianTellez
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Stillyman11

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-25-2014 05:00:25 | More by Stillyman11
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ToshiroS

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-20-2014 02:55:22 | More by ToshiroS
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-07-2014 14:55:18 | More by PA-Michigander
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Unchi

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-04-2014 13:45:04 | More by Unchi
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Augzilla

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2014 04:09:48 | More by Augzilla
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PhaseID

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

08-04-2014 03:39:26 | More by PhaseID
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-03-2014 08:14:01 | More by Nage37
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TrojanRBWife

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev +8.3%

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.

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

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-20-2014 21:02:40 | More by kmanjohnson
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mdlb44

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-20-2014 21:02:35 | More by mdlb44
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Keananmichael5

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-20-2014 21:02:06 | More by Keananmichael5
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-08-2014 15:33:17 | More by GClarkage
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JohnCassillo

California

4.26/5  rDev +10.4%

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.

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

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-02-2014 23:58:07 | More by rolltide
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DerekO41


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-02-2014 07:14:16 | More by DerekO41
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sillyhed8

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-24-2014 06:25:13 | More by sillyhed8
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-24-2014 05:48:12 | More by bigred89
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dwagner003

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-20-2014 21:02:13 | More by dwagner003
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Bramsigman

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

06-12-2014 21:11:58 | More by Bramsigman
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MCMASTERSANCHEZ

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-12-2014 16:59:27 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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Citra Pale Ale from El Segundo Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.