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Citra Saison - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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89
very good

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mrjmann on 07-26-2014

Sometimes even the deadliest shadow warriors need a break from fighting life's epic battles. Just like you, they need to unwind their nunchucks, kick off their ol' work booties, punch out on the punching bag, and get a good death grip on life's simple pleasures, like a delicate saison generously hopped with Citra hops.
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Ratings: 96 | Reviews: 9
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4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

this is groovy beer, but dont be fooled by the label, and the nonchalance of the wording on it and the imagery, while this is a refreshing saison indeed, at 9% abv, i cant imagine it makes much of a beach beer, or that it would be a real long day in the sun drinking these for thirst quenching. hazy blonde lively sunny looking stuff, well carbonated and cloudy like a hefe. the nose is all citra, really fresh and juicy and intensely fruity in that regard, with only a faint white pepper spice character from the saison yeast, more belgian than anything, but i blame the hops in this one in part at least for that. the flavor is a little less hoppy, well, its still hoppy, vibrant and delicious, but more balanced than the nose. the fruit is died down a little in the taste and the yeast brings it under further control, but this tastes and feels awfully light for its abv, i mean, way too easy drinking for 9%, and pleasingly dry, but when i think about this next to a new world type belgian tripel, its not all that different, more yeast funk, less residual sugar, but thats about it. fantastic beer, i have not had nearly enough stuff from these guys!

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of larryarms847
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden yellow with a slight haze, tons of frothy pure white foam.

Orange, lemon, lime, and some yeasty funk.

Melon, alcohol, lime, orange, and some spice.

Light-bodied, heavy carbonation, dry, spice, and very boozy.

Overall, a nice saison, but certainly not Pdub's greatest brew. Nice though

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4/5  rDev 0%

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Photo of Dranker
4.49/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours cloudy and golden with the big foamy head not enough bite in the mouth feel but very citrusy another score for pipe works brewery

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4.53/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, with Batch #463/464 printed on the label. The new Citra hopped saison creation from the geniuses at Pipeworks; expectations are great based on this knowledge.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a beautiful bright golden orange-yellow colored body with three big fluffy fingers of white head. Leaves some okay spotty lacing on the glass. Looks very juicy and delicious.

S - The aroma is fairly simple, but hits it's mark. Fresh, juicy, herbal, & citrusy. Some white pepper, pineapple, yeast, and clove spice are noticeable also. Again, not a terribly complex aroma, but it smells great.

T - The taste follows the nose - juicy & citrusy. Notes of grapefruit, pineapple, & blood orange. Some peppery / clove / yeasty elements to the mix also.

M - The feel is extremely smooth, creamy, & juicy. Medium-light bodied with excellent carbonation. A very easy drinking beer at 9.00% abv.

Overall, it is yet another delicious saison / beer invention from Pipeworks. These guys seldom disappoint, and this beer was everything I was expecting it would be. A delicious twist on the traditional saison by Pipeworks, highly recommended if it is available to you.

Pipeworks Citra Saison ---4/5.

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Citra Saison from Pipeworks Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.