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Citra - Excel Brewing Company

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Excel Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zeff80 on 08-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 2
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2.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Amber colored with a somewhat hazy appearance. A fingernail thin wisp of very white foam covers the top. Cereal grains and a hint of uber citrus hops in the nose. The mouthfeel is a bit chalky. There's also perhaps a bit of damp sock in the aroma. The cereal grains dominate the front of the palate. I do get some of the hop flavor in the aftertaste. This does not compare well with the Widmer Citra blonde.

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3.78/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured out a slightly, hazy, golden orange color with a one-finger, white head of bubbly foam. It left some sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of citrusy hops, caramel and grains.

T - Nice sweet caramel flavor with a touch of citrusy bitterness. Good balance.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale.

O - This was my first beer from Excel. I really enjoyed it as a nice, sessionable summer brew.

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Citra from Excel Brewing Company
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