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Citra Mania | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by deebo on 07-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 26
Reviews by Hendry:
Photo of Hendry
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours the color of grade A maple syrup, 1 finger of soapy white head dissipates within a minute or two, spotty lacing in the Fiddlehead tulip.

Aroma is of a classic Citra bomb: nice tropical fruit goodness, a touch floral, the malt plays a supporting role in the backdrop.

Starts out bright and bouncy with the juicy citrus flavors, then reduces to a slightly bitter oily aftertaste which is meant to be washed away with another quaff of the juicy blast, on and on.

Somewhat lower level of carbonation gives it a lighter mouthfeel, easy drinking.

Solid offering, especially for those who favor the qualities of the Citra hop, definitely recommend this one.

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Photo of deebo
3.39/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Citra Mania released today at the Town Hall Brewery. This is a single hop ipa. If you can't guess the hop hit the call button so Tommy can come on back and hit you with a tack hammer because you are a retard.
A-a filtered ipa this beer is dark golden and clear served with a finger of dense pure white head that recedes quickly leaving a nice lacing.
S-nice citra dankness. Also notes of tropical fruits, mangoish with hints of wet pine tree. I guess there is malt here but the hops win this battle royal.
T-shit, a bit of a letdown as it starts off nice and citra-ish but the bitterness takes over and pummels your fat ass into submission. Malt is fine.
M-upfront nice with a touch of smooth creamy mouthfeel but that it taken over by a resiny oily hop kick in the teeth.
O-aptly named this beer is going to run wild on you! This one and last fall's wet hopped citra have been more bitter than I like my citra forward beers. Still tasty but the bitterness and the long finish limits this to a 12 session brew.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Off the charts tasty, both nitro and CO2. Hoops at his best. Needs to be a more frequently brewed beer!

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Photo of Justdoit1234
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Rutager
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Clear coppery-gold with a finger of sticky looking, off-white head. Whiffs of big sweet caramel malts, candided citrus and tropical fruits. The sweet malts are there on the tongue but not as huge as the nose led. A great base for those big hops with plenty of juicy citrus, a bit grassy, nice oily bitterness that builds. A bit of sweet tropical fruit but mostly tangy, sweet citrus. Medium body, medium-low carbonation. Fantastic. My kind of IPA. <3 u Ryan.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mnbuffalo
4.72/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Out of a growler
Look: Very clear Amber
Smell: Classic Citra citrus aroma that faded quickly
Taste: Citrus grapefruit and pineapple with a delightful nectar natural sweetness throughout the entire experience.
Feel: Not a lot of carb, a resin coating stuck to the roof of my mouth.
Overall: This batch is stellar. It's right there with my favorite MN IPAs. Simply an elite single hop Citra IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of gatornation
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light copper color with a fresh off white head and lacing,( looks a little darker than most Citra brews ). Smell is citra fresh and dank with tropical citrus a nice sweet caramel malt background. Taste is very not as good as the nose Citra is prevalent with juicy tropical hops but the malts tend to fight this hop and are equal in the finish. Mouth feel is medium carbonation ver.y little bitterness citra and malts. This brew is great it would be superb if the malts were < , still a great showcase of the Citra Hop

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of KarlHungus
4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

(Re-reviewed 10/23/16, original score 4.25)

Town Hall Citra Mania arrives a clear bright red color. The head is a solid inch in height, and recedes slowly leaving sticky lacing down the glass. The aroma is more than just classic cotra. The is a ton of grapefruit, tangerine and mango, but there is also a solid malty backbone that is quite evident. The taste is similar in profile, and juicy. There is a nice bitterness in the finish that makes itself known, but refrains from overpowering. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a velvety texture, and spot on carbonation. Overall, this is one of the best citra pale ales/indua pale ales I've tasted. Another win for Town Hall

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoistinBrews
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.32/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of TubaDan
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid ipa that represents the citra hop well. Tropical fruits and citrus show. Fairly hoppy. Decent amount of bitterness. Good, but not my favorite ipa from town hall.

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4.35/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Citra Mania from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
4.17 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.
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