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Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPAHop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA

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very good

540 Ratings

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Ratings: 540
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 26
Gots: 68 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 06-03-2013

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Reviews by GJ40:
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Sampled from a 500ml bottle purchased at Triangle Wine. Best by date is 1/23/15.

A - Golden and quite clear with a moderate white head. A steady rise of bubbles give it a liveliness.

S - Fantastic citrus at first though fades a bit and gets a little grassy.

T - A wonderful citra example with nice hop flavor and a mild bitterness. Some toasted malt comes through.

M - Moderate consistency with an active carbonation though not distracting in any way.

O - A tasty yet refreshing beer. As good a session beer as you'll find.

More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Poured into a tumbler pint at TapWerks in Oklahoma City.

Crystal clear gold with a frothy white head and loads of chunky lace. Gorgeous citra nose - lemon-lime, grapefruit, and white grape - with a palate that follows suit, hyperfocused on hop taste over bitterness. Malt bill is light but noticeable, a mildly creamy combo of caramel and white bread. Finishes spicy, crisp.

Love this beer - one of the only session IPAs that comes close to Founders All Day. This is on par, if not surpassing that high watermark. Excellent.

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4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a mason jar.

Appearance: Pours a bright golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A ripe and juicy hop forward aroma with good hints of citrus fruit and pine. Upfront citra hop scent with big hints of grapefruit, mango, orange peel, lemon, pineapple, passion fruit, apricot, and melon. Dank hints of pine resin and some grassy hops. Soft pale malt backing with hints of cracker, grains, and yeast. A very good hoppy aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a juicy and dank hop forward taste with big notes of citrus and pine. Big upfront taste of citra hops with juicy notes of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, pineapple, lemon, apricot, melon, and passion fruit. Spicy notes of pine resin along with some grassy hops. Light backing malt presence with notes of grains, cracker, and yeast. A very good taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Juicy, oily, and pretty smooth with a drying finish.

Overall: A great version of a session West Coast IPA. Big juicy hop flavor with a light smooth body.

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Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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