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Citra Pale Ale - El Segundo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | 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:
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(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 02-15-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

yspiff, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

This beer is a great session ale. I could drink it day and night. I love light malt, heavy hop style beers and this beer fits the bill.

ecarl97, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

davelag, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

redfox405, Nov 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Beermazter310, Nov 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

trevordglenn, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Great hoppy pale ale.

brewmastercat, Oct 27, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev -1%

Rado, Oct 26, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -3.9%

Green_street_hooligan, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

MacQ32, Oct 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Hoyalawya, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

FlyingKneeStrike, Oct 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

magictacosinus, Sep 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

JulianTellez, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Stillyman11, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

ToshiroS, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

PA-Michigander, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Unchi, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Augzilla, Aug 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

PhaseID, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Nage37, Aug 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

TrojanRBWife, Jul 26, 2014
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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.

smakawhat, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

TrojanRB, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

kmanjohnson, Jul 20, 2014
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Citra Pale Ale from El Segundo Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.