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Citra - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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763 Ratings
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Ratings: 763
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.11%
Wants: 534
Gots: 60 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 11-15-2012)
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-21-2014 01:06:49 | More by JCam9981
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von_kaiser

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thnx chidave!

So......
A: murky golden brown. Nice average lacing
S: I'm getting a great orange-peach scent. It's nice. Could it be the yeast?
T: yup, it's gotta be the yeast. Booze is definitely there. I'm getting so much yeast outta this it's border line Belgian (kidding)
M: all things aside, what stays is good..and this flavor stays! Light-medium coating stays over every bit of my mouth.
O: I think my honkeybucket home brew is on par with this.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 23:13:15 | More by von_kaiser
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huskermike12

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

06-20-2014 15:12:07 | More by huskermike12
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larryarms847

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rust orange in appearance and absolutely stunningly bright orange in direct sunlight, nothing more inviting in an IPA for me.

An abundance of citrus punishes the nostrils at first whiff, though not entirely brewed with Citra hops, they definitely highlight this hop spectacularly.

My oh my! Instantly floored by this delightful IPA. Citrus, hops, bitter, perfectly balanced. The high ABV ain't bad either!

Mouthfeel is bitter with hop deliciousness and well carbonated all balanced perfectly.

Overall, this is absolutely everything I look for in an IPA, hands down the best Illinois born IIPA!

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 22:09:23 | More by larryarms847
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dnb128

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

06-19-2014 18:37:38 | More by dnb128
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yankeej13

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-18-2014 15:09:25 | More by yankeej13
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JOrtt

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-18-2014 13:22:00 | More by JOrtt
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

06-18-2014 12:40:48 | More by JohnParadee
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Bigtwin

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-17-2014 13:22:54 | More by Bigtwin
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SCEV

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-17-2014 00:41:53 | More by SCEV
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bmmortale

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

06-16-2014 21:26:34 | More by bmmortale
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lanciloti

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-15-2014 19:19:51 | More by lanciloti
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Thebrianeffect

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-15-2014 14:24:31 | More by Thebrianeffect
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Gdirt

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-14-2014 19:09:11 | More by Gdirt
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nickbman

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-14-2014 16:11:12 | More by nickbman
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: deep orange color. A half finger of a white head that leaves behinds decent lacing behind. Pretty hazy and almost opaque.

Smell: toasty malts, and juicy and slightly resiny citra hops.

Taste: opens with slightly sweet and toasty malts. Juicy and citrus hops. Fairly bitter for citra.

Mouthfeel: good medium body. Good bitterness.

Overall: solid dipa offering. Not the greatest thing out there but worth a try

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 00:07:30 | More by SportsandJorts
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fishmich

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

06-11-2014 19:44:57 | More by fishmich
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portia99

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle (batch 393-394) poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a deep copper colored body with medium clarity/slight haze. A thick two finger head of dense cream colored foam sits for several minutes and after dropping a bit leaves thick sheets of lacing on the glass.

S - Heavy, almost syrupy thick, hop aroma. Tons of grapefruit - quite juicy, notes of tropical fruits, background pine, a bit peachy and sweaty. Earthy and biscuity malt base, a touch of musti-ness, lightly caramelly, lightly yeasty.

T - Firm hop bitterness up front that fades to a musty and sweaty hop character and eventually to a smooth and somewhat sweet malty finish blended with citrus. The hop bitterness is only medium in intensity, a bit dirty and earthy in character up front. This fades quickly to a peachy-ness and then full force into a grapefruit juice assault. Mildly sweet malt base with caramel and maltose sweetness. Finishes with more grapefruity hoppiness that lingers forever.

M - Sticky, citrusy, fruity. Body is thick and a bit syrupy in feel and shows a lower/medium carbonation that is on the creamy side and just a bit tingly. Malty, caramelly, somewhat sweet base comes thru more as the beer warms a bit, but blends nicely with the citrus heavy hop profile - sorta like a sprinkling of sugar on a fresh grapefruit.

O - Very good DIPA...was on my wants list for a while. Very glad to try it and not any kind of disappointment. Thick syrupy hop character over a firm malt base that complements the hop profile and really brings out the citrus exceptionally well. Would love to get another couple of bottles of this somewhere down the road and enjoy this one again.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 22:43:44 | More by portia99
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-10-2014 18:52:37 | More by Gus_13
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-10-2014 16:41:02 | More by ToadiesForCody
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-09-2014 21:27:05 | More by IAmHollywood13
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aslamm75

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-09-2014 18:04:59 | More by aslamm75
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-09-2014 13:03:39 | More by thinwhiteduke
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MitchD14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-09-2014 04:01:58 | More by MitchD14
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Dybasi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-08-2014 17:54:36 | More by Dybasi
Citra from Pipeworks Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 763 ratings.