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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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Ratings: 156 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
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Evan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-08-2014 20:26:28 | More by Evan
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davet100

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-04-2014 20:02:31 | More by davet100
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heatherzbeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-03-2014 06:44:56 | More by heatherzbeer
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KNoe07

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-31-2014 04:42:57 | More by KNoe07
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crownrl28

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-22-2014 02:30:00 | More by crownrl28
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Nightrain87

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-19-2014 19:40:29 | More by Nightrain87
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sloelco

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-15-2014 07:05:18 | More by sloelco
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Conner

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-08-2014 03:07:09 | More by Conner
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donbet69

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-08-2014 00:18:23 | More by donbet69
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hbchrisg

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-05-2014 00:12:53 | More by hbchrisg
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john0721

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-25-2014 03:00:49 | More by john0721
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More_betterness

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-20-2014 19:31:04 | More by More_betterness
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jwswigs

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-20-2014 18:06:57 | More by jwswigs
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hopmandu

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

04-18-2014 16:44:56 | More by hopmandu
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

04-15-2014 00:04:51 | More by beernads
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midnitesun11

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-12-2014 04:18:15 | More by midnitesun11
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Booner818

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-11-2014 05:41:53 | More by Booner818
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Modernrickk

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-07-2014 01:34:43 | More by Modernrickk
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g_jenkins

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-02-2014 05:30:46 | More by g_jenkins
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cdean801

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-26-2014 15:01:34 | More by cdean801
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

03-24-2014 23:39:14 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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Norseman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-24-2014 21:10:07 | More by Norseman
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rawfish

California

3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

Golden and clear, very inviting with a small finger high cap. Retention is just average and it does manage to put together some solid, messy lacing.

This beer is pure Citra hops so I know that aroma is going to be the strength of this beer. For a pale ale the hops rock the house with bright and floral tropical notes of pineapple, pink citrus and passionfruit, a bit of pine backing.

Bready and flat malt that makes up a bulk of the taste. Hops provide a light pine with a bit of resinous hop oils surfacing halfway through the bomber. Very mild in flavor and bitterness.

Hops provide adequate drying with a light body and carbonation. Alcohol is nonexistent, of course very drinkable.

This pale ale is really a great starter beer for entry into hoppy brews. It features a really nice aroma and low bitterness. Not exactly up to par for the more discerning craft connoisseur and the lofty expectations that come with the Citra name.

03-22-2014 01:27:46 | More by rawfish
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kirchy

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-19-2014 01:11:03 | More by kirchy
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Wolberjs

California

3.56/5  rDev -7.8%

A - amber and slightly cloudy. Head dissipates fairly quickly. No extended carbonation / bubbles to speak of.

S - toned down citra hop smell. No specific citrus fruits that I can pick out. Smells alright.

T - pleasant citrusy bitterness, again no specific fruits. Nose a bit better than the smell.

M - a little thin/watery for my tastes. No silky carbonation presence what so evr.

O - a decent pale ale. Bit a standout in its class. A little better thAn average considering the ABV.

03-09-2014 19:37:39 | More by Wolberjs
Citra Pale Ale from El Segundo Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.