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Citra Blonde Summer Brew - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

462 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 462
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 12
Gots: 31 | 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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3.3/5  rDev -8.6%

Doomcifer, Aug 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

jason_nwx, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Adwalt, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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.

udfan07, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

sendbeer, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

DCHritz, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

jimf01, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Donkster46, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.28/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

delta490, Aug 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

codyb1991, Aug 08, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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;

HamdenHector, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

TeachChefs, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

JohnK17, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

earljones199, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Grinky, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

tpacek, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

hayesjw, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Aquavit, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

drrone, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Tanktizzo, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Rocketman2013, Jul 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

ygtbsm94, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

sleepycaptain, Jul 27, 2014
Citra Blonde Summer Brew from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 462 ratings.