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Killer Whale Citra Pale Ale - Astoria Brewing Company / Wet Dog Cafe

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Killer Whale Citra Pale Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 15.37%
Wants: 0
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Brewed by:
Astoria Brewing Company / Wet Dog Cafe visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: MADhombrewer on 08-01-2011)
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by djbreezy:
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4.83/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On-tap at Plew's Brews.

appearance - nice transparent golden, white head, sticky retention

smell - hop forward, citrus and grapefruit aromas

taste - amazing hop flavor! generous citrus and grapefruit profile, west coast style ipa

mouthfeel - medium body, perfect carbonation

overall - didn't expect the vast hop flavor, has the hop level of an ipa with the tamer body of a pale, such a great brew

djbreezy, Dec 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

LXIXME, May 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Docrock, May 21, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Belmont station. This is a 5.5% abv pale ale.

Appearance- Not-quite clear golden straw color. Thick, White head that turns to a film 4.5/5

Smell- Pine resin hop smell. Grassy goodness. 4.5/5

Taste- Citrus and pine all at the same time. Strong bitterness in the backend. There is a small amount of sweetness from the malt. 4.5/5

Mouthfeel- Perfect for a pale. 5/5

Overall- Such a good beer. I would say this is a borderline IPA. This was made with all citra hops. Very well done. It is fun to taste a single hop beer. Especially for a homebrewer. 4.5/5

MADhombrewer, Aug 01, 2011
Killer Whale Citra Pale Ale from Astoria Brewing Company / Wet Dog Cafe
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