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Citra Blonde Summer Brew - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

445 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 12
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MADhombrewer on 05-02-2011)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +5.6%

12oz brown bottle, freshness date on label

LOOK: Sturdy head, good showing of lace, perfect gold clarity

SMELL: Guava, orange peel, nutmeg, light biscuity grain

TASTE: Lush smoothness , lighter bodied, citric, exotic fruit, effervescent, kiss of bitterness, lightly grainy, dry finish, clean

Good balance between the hops, malt and fruitiness. Good twist on the lighter summer seasonal flavor here, very drinkable ... super sessionable with enough flavor to keep it interesting.

08-02-2012 01:45:40 | More by Jason
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trubeernick

California

4/5  rDev +11.1%

09-02-2014 01:55:03 | More by trubeernick
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nicksanch81

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +8.3%

09-01-2014 01:36:07 | More by nicksanch81
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BrewtalHonesty

Oregon

4/5  rDev +11.1%

08-23-2014 04:08:45 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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pkalix

California

4.21/5  rDev +16.9%

wow. very refreshing! better than I expected. I mean, it's Widmer, ya know? low abv, but refreshing. I wonder how it would go down on a hot lawnmower Saturday afternoon?

08-23-2014 01:08:36 | More by pkalix
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

08-19-2014 15:07:07 | More by thufflife
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stella77artois

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-18-2014 10:06:17 | More by stella77artois
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CaliforniaJohnson

California

4.4/5  rDev +22.2%

Poured into a tulip glass
Bottle date: May 21, 2014
Pour date: August 18, 2014

APPEARANCE: haystack yellow with a mild haziness. Poured a nice 1" white lacy head, which quickly reduced to a lamina of froth, leaving pleasant lacing on the walls of the glass.

SMELL: Not much to it. Reminds me of lemongrass and mildew.
side note: I didn't even read its ABV until after the review. even more impressed with its flavour.
TASTE: This beer shouts eucalyptus! The combination of the citrusy hops and the dankness of the yeast makes this beer taste like West Coast arboretum. Aftertaste rests on the back of the tongue and feels a bit sour - almost like eating plain Greek yogurt.

FEEL: bubbly and light-bodied.

BURP: bountiful and pleasant, not foamy.

OVERALL: I will return to this beer.I was caught off-guard by its balance and flavour.

08-18-2014 09:38:16 | More by CaliforniaJohnson
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.3/5  rDev -8.3%

08-16-2014 15:38:56 | More by Doomcifer
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jason_nwx

Oregon

3/5  rDev -16.7%

08-15-2014 19:52:44 | More by jason_nwx
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Adwalt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-14-2014 17:29:47 | More by Adwalt
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udfan07

Ohio

5/5  rDev +38.9%

A good summer beer. Tropical, tangerine fruity aroma and flavor, with light malt: Sweet, bready. The aroma is really nice. Sweet orange malt and moderately bitter pine/grapefruit peel flavor. A very nice beer. A beer I would love to have again. Recommend this highly.

08-10-2014 21:35:19 | More by udfan07
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sendbeer

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.7%

08-10-2014 20:08:43 | More by sendbeer
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DCHritz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-09-2014 22:53:20 | More by DCHritz
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jimf01


3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-09-2014 03:41:43 | More by jimf01
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Donkster46

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-09-2014 00:17:31 | More by Donkster46
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delta490

Virginia

3.28/5  rDev -8.9%

Pouring a deeper, slightly cloudy gold, it has a short-lasting fizzy white head. A miniscule amount hangs on and leaves some lacing. The aroma is almost non-existent with a slight funky earthy hops and malt sweetness to it. The taste is little more complex than the aroma. There is a light hint more robust malt on the finish I can't quite identify. The body is a little watery and thin. It's definitely an easy drinker but it just hasn't have much oomph behind it in the flavor department.

08-08-2014 22:04:50 | More by delta490
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codyb1991

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

08-08-2014 20:38:25 | More by codyb1991
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

3.39/5  rDev -5.8%

A: crystal clear; golden in color; less than a 1 finger white head that receded quickly; no lacing;

S: citra, citra; citra, with some light malt in the background;

T; the grain and malt are much more prevalent here, with the citra peeking through;

M: light bodied; light carbonation (the keg kicked on the next pour, so that may have affected this);

O: refreshing and well balance, although I would have preferred more citra flavor;

08-07-2014 05:38:29 | More by HamdenHector
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-06-2014 23:23:29 | More by TeachChefs
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-06-2014 12:34:41 | More by JohnK17
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-06-2014 06:20:08 | More by zestar
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earljones199

New Hampshire

3.88/5  rDev +7.8%

Appearance- Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a very clear rich golden color with a white head that dissipates quickly.

Smell- Very faint smell. Have to really try to get the smell of citrus and mainly lemon. Not a bad smell just not overwhelming or anything that stands out.

Taste- Light flavor with some bready malts and some light citrus hops. Very balanced and delightfully refreshing.

Mouthfeel- Light and thin. Very refreshing with a lot of great carbonation that just adds to the carbonation.

Overall- Very refreshing summer beer. Perfect for a hot day. Nothing over the top but a very well balanced beer that does its job perfectly.

08-04-2014 19:15:35 | More by earljones199
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JoelClark

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

08-03-2014 16:28:35 | More by JoelClark
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Grinky

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-02-2014 23:42:27 | More by Grinky
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Citra Blonde Summer Brew from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.