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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Citra) - Flying Dog Brewery

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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Citra)Single Hop Imperial IPA (Citra)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

279 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 24
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-06-2012)
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TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

07-29-2014 03:23:50 | More by TheSupremeAJ
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jbexphys

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-29-2014 01:35:03 | More by jbexphys
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saxclar123

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-28-2014 01:32:07 | More by saxclar123
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sila5

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-27-2014 20:22:15 | More by sila5
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-27-2014 18:30:04 | More by whatname
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

07-27-2014 17:31:39 | More by ygtbsm94
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GoGators

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-27-2014 14:05:30 | More by GoGators
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agandt

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-26-2014 02:05:53 | More by agandt
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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-26-2014 02:00:50 | More by Evan
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Spiral517

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-26-2014 01:16:34 | More by Spiral517
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Cook82

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-25-2014 23:59:23 | More by Cook82
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GinDC

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

07-25-2014 21:30:03 | More by GinDC
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

07-25-2014 04:34:30 | More by malfunxion
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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-25-2014 02:30:52 | More by HopsSlayer
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2Xmd

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-25-2014 02:22:58 | More by 2Xmd
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Act25

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This one actually beat out Founders 10% ABV Double Trouble.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber with ample lace.

Smell: Grapefruit, pineapple, smoke, and flowers.

Taste: Follows smell with tropical and citrus combining with sweet malt base, not as candied at Founders. Nice long bitter, and refreshing finish. Dont feel the alcohol as much either.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with good mouth feel, refreshing.

Overall: Strong, must try and one of the best from Flying Dog

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 02:14:49 | More by Act25
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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -39.2%

07-24-2014 00:35:13 | More by xk6m6m5x
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AyeMito

Maryland

4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I love Citra hops. That being said, this beer fully exemplifies what I expect an India IPA to live up to utilizing them. It is juicy and fresh with notes of lemon, orange, pine, and a slight hint of pepper. All working together in a great harmony! It has a medium body with juicy citrus flavor and a slight herbal notes that keep it tasting fresh.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 02:56:31 | More by AyeMito
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bosslux

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-22-2014 15:37:11 | More by bosslux
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megamass

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-22-2014 14:20:29 | More by megamass
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured bottle into New Belgium globe

A-Poured hazy light amber with a one finger white head. Above average lacing.

S-Aroma of citrus fruits, tropical fruits, caramel, aromatic hops.

T-Flavor is creamy caramel malts, strong citrus hops, with a bittersweet finish.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium to full bodied with average carbonation.

O-Overall a great showcase of Citra hops. I think it's FD best IPA yet. Will buy a sixer now

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 02:20:26 | More by reebtaerG
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hmoaks


5/5  rDev +21.7%

07-21-2014 18:44:29 | More by hmoaks
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Lucoli

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-20-2014 23:21:09 | More by Lucoli
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Dilbert65

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-20-2014 22:55:08 | More by Dilbert65
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Greywulfken

New York

4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: medium amber beer, clear; pillar of off-white head will slim but persist

S: juicy fruits and flowers, citrus and rain; flashes of something sweeter and chewier, like caramel

T: lean and tight Citra fruits, motes of orange, lemon, maybe mango - tropical and citric hop action across the malt base; chewier notes of caramel and malt

M: medium-weight, faint coating, crisp and clean for a DIPA; building bitterness

O: great showcase for the Citra - packs a wallop but without any sloppiness - fresh, bright, and crisp

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 16:50:42 | More by Greywulfken
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Single Hop Imperial IPA (Citra) from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.