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Citra Blonde Summer Brew - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

443 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 12
Gots: 26 | 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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dbarny76

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-08-2014 22:19:49 | More by dbarny76
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justinm4bama

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-26-2014 02:44:27 | More by justinm4bama
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rhinonau

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +25%

02-18-2014 15:00:20 | More by rhinonau
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Josbor11

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-13-2014 21:14:53 | More by Josbor11
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Swaino

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2014 03:14:26 | More by Swaino
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-04-2014 14:30:48 | More by jaydoc
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-01-2014 06:29:52 | More by jzlyo
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.65/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours clear yellow with a pretty big white head that left some sticky lacing and stuck around for a while.

Aroma and flavor are somewhat citra-y, not overpoweringly so, but the hop is certainly noticeable. There's a lightly grainy backbone and a touch of sweet citrus.

Body is light and lawn-mower-y. Carbonation is light and could be a touch higher, but ain't bad.

Overall it's pretty refreshing and fits the description of a blonde ale pretty well.

01-20-2014 19:30:46 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-17-2014 04:04:40 | More by LJWalker
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epim00

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-02-2014 23:03:27 | More by epim00
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Moheban

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-21-2013 05:34:28 | More by Moheban
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-16-2013 05:01:07 | More by Chucker17
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-10-2013 03:29:11 | More by bigbeers84
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civicm87

New York

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-04-2013 14:38:14 | More by civicm87
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev +4.4%

Once more, my thanks go out to my local, in-person trader, tone77. There are just so many beers available now that I would probably gloss over a large portion of them, but he keeps me grounded.

From the bottle: "Citra hops lend their name, aroma and striking citrus flavor to the soft malt notes of this uniquely refreshing golden ale."; "It's a perfect pairing that's perfectly refreshing from the first sip to the last. Prost! to summer [undersigned] Kent [? &] Rob".

My anxious pour netted me just over two fingers of dense, bone-white head with very good retention. Color was a slightly-hazy sunshine yellow (SRM = 4) and I found myself wishing for the return of warmer weather. I just attended my 30-year high school reunion last night and by the end, my feet and right knee caused me to have to sit down. Today, the arthritis in my hands is kicking it. Warmth would be good right about now. The foam fell as I typed, leaving beautiful lacing in its wake. I plan on running the dishwasher later today so it all works out. The jackhammer can remain in the basement as a result. Nose was citrusy, evocative of tangerines or mandarin oranges. Mouthfeel was light, not thin per se, but not big, either. Upon tasting it, I definitely stand behind tangerines in terms of taste. A nice breakfast beer, although I have already eaten breakfast. Finish was semi-dry and this would make an excellent lawnmower beer during the summertime.

12-01-2013 16:32:53 | More by woodychandler
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-21-2013 01:29:43 | More by DrunkinYogi
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BigJim5021

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-20-2013 00:19:03 | More by BigJim5021
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-18-2013 07:48:02 | More by Erik-P
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-18-2013 00:23:25 | More by BeerMeister8
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-03-2013 14:44:59 | More by TEdubbaD
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-29-2013 14:38:18 | More by Bouder32
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

10-28-2013 22:12:12 | More by Boone757
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guldseth

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

10-26-2013 04:12:22 | More by Lovely85
Citra Blonde Summer Brew from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.