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Citra Blonde Summer Brew - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

407 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 10
Gots: 16 | 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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guldseth

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-28-2013 00:33:32 | More by guldseth
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ali1987

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-26-2013 21:46:43 | More by ali1987
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-26-2013 04:12:22 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-26-2013 03:17:08 | More by nickfl
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-25-2013 03:54:59 | More by TimoP
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-23-2013 04:18:34 | More by Flabbyjandro
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Poured into DFH signature glass; clear bright yellow-orange with lots of bubbles and a moderate fizzy white head that falls quickly into a ring of foam with lively carbonation peeking through.
Smells lightly of dank herbal hops, with lesser notes of tropical fruit and citrus, as well as some grassy scents and light, slightly metallic clear malt.
Taste is wide-open and clean; extremely light clear malt gives way to...nothing. This is probably an old bottle, but there's just no hop flavor here. There's a slightly leafy crispness, and perhaps the ancient ghost of what may have been some sort of fruit at one point, but that's it.
Mouthfeel is thin and fizzy, finishes crisp.
Overall, this is probably a lot better fresh. Citra doesn't seem to hold up very well under too many months on the shelf, but if you could find this fresh, it'd probably be one hell of a tasty session beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 03:59:10 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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Knobpolisher

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-12-2013 21:22:02 | More by Knobpolisher
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy yellowish color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is surprisingly hoppy, some citrus notes as well. Taste is well balanced hops and malts, a bit minty, some citrus, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing summer brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 07:54:20 | More by tone77
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-04-2013 20:34:21 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-02-2013 02:54:32 | More by Waveoff
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-01-2013 00:19:47 | More by BostonPhilly
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einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-29-2013 01:32:20 | More by einman
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-28-2013 17:03:37 | More by Jame515
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-27-2013 02:40:10 | More by buckyp
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zismasterflex

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-25-2013 02:08:29 | More by zismasterflex
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beagle75

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-23-2013 11:10:06 | More by beagle75
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arizcards

Arizona

3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single in mid-August from Total Wine for $1.79. Bottled on 3-14-13...whoops this is a tad bit outdated...

Beer poured golden with a nice white head upon the initial pour.

Nose is citrusy and tropical.

Taste is grainy malts finishing with a nice citrus and tropical taste. No hop bitterness in the follow thru.

Mouthfeel is light with decent carbonation.

Overall this is a tasty little brew. If you want a summer session brew with some flavor this would be a good one to go with.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 22:42:49 | More by arizcards
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Hoganlaw

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-21-2013 02:12:54 | More by Hoganlaw
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PatDow

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-17-2013 08:06:47 | More by PatDow
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gefinley

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-16-2013 02:35:41 | More by gefinley
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-09-2013 23:32:35 | More by ChipMurray
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-03-2013 15:21:59 | More by HRamz3
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-03-2013 00:33:20 | More by Morey
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JohnSnowNW

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-02-2013 04:06:07 | More by JohnSnowNW
Citra Blonde Summer Brew from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.