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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

319 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 27
Gots: 27 | 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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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours a clear gold. Smells of citrus. Pours a crystal clear medium gold color. Soapy white pillowy head forms and has well above average retention. Leaves lots of lace on the pint glass. Aroma of grapefruit and zested lemon. In the flavor, herbal and citrusy. Bitterness wins out over a pale and grainy malt body. Alcohol is present and is felt halfway though the glass. Medium bodied feel. Clean with a little hi-alpha influence in the finish. Overall this is a success. I can formally recommend it.

06-05-2013 22:27:15 | More by Stinkypuss
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brbrocc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-05-2013 21:19:18 | More by brbrocc
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +1.7%

Cask at Max's Taphouse in Baltimore.

Nice creamy foamy typical cask head, nice lacing, hazy golden honey color.

Nose musty slight resinous hop, some citrus and very light tropical fruit but a guava or papaya like fruit, some citra hop aromas, very faint malt base.

Taste nice fresh leafy hop characters, fresh musty very slightly resinous hop, tropical fruit brings papaya and guava again but little citrusy tropical fruit. Light grassy floral taste too, then nice light malty balance, good cask feel. Finish is dry and fairly bitter but it never gets too bitter, lingering nice citrus like character and grassy flavors.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb for cask, booze is hidden very well if it really is 10%.

Overall quite nice tasty, and good cask impression too.

06-05-2013 20:00:05 | More by jlindros
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-05-2013 01:18:48 | More by PEIhop
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-03-2013 00:57:19 | More by Chugs13
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mhbarber

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-02-2013 19:14:53 | More by mhbarber
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jmslade7

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-02-2013 03:58:19 | More by jmslade7
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username

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-01-2013 23:02:47 | More by username
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%

Perfect clarity on a orange brew, foamy off-white head lingers for sometime... Spotty lacing.

Pine, apricots, pear, boozey.

Spicy, strong, nice pine hop bite, hidden heat, but you can tell it's strong due to the bite. Bitterness is very dry, oily, and mouthy. Carbonation is a bit too much. Not sweet and syrupy like some DIPAs.

A solid offering from Flying Dog, one of the first FB Brews I've had in many years...it sure surprised. I wonder what else is coming out from these guys?? Recommend @ $3/12oz

06-01-2013 21:15:32 | More by chugalug06
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-01-2013 17:14:33 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-01-2013 02:06:05 | More by trevorpost
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-31-2013 20:32:46 | More by JandJMD
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-31-2013 01:21:52 | More by jtladner
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jeff1973

California

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-30-2013 03:47:03 | More by jeff1973
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bird22

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

05-30-2013 03:07:10 | More by bird22
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-30-2013 00:58:17 | More by sneaks2210
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mikul93

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

05-29-2013 04:20:24 | More by mikul93
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gtermi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-29-2013 03:04:23 | More by gtermi
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15%

05-29-2013 00:43:57 | More by Syracuse12
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

05-28-2013 19:23:56 | More by jjd315
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Daktah

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-28-2013 15:36:23 | More by Daktah
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-27-2013 18:39:49 | More by kwa357
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%

The appearance is pretty nice with the combination of the orange amber beer and ligh beige head which is substanical.
Aroma is not as hoppy as I might have been expecting. The hops have a nice freshness and I'm getting floral aromas.
Taste is big bold and sticky sweet with a small amount of cloying in the aftertaste. At 10% not getting alot of booze in the taste. Finishes dry and bitter.
Pretty good. I'm not usually a DIPA fan with them tending to be more bitter then flavorfull but this one has some good flavor which is nice.

05-27-2013 11:07:02 | More by micromaniac129
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

3.75/5  rDev -9%

05-27-2013 04:21:23 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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BlackTuesday

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-26-2013 06:09:20 | More by BlackTuesday
Single Hop Imperial IPA (Citra) from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.