Citra Dog | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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3.79/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
thirstydog.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by beer2day on 03-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,881
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
719
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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21
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Ratings: 719 |  Reviews: 95
Photo of BigRed10
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emeyer
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.66/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timmy2b
3.45/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heysuz
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brittanylicious
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paullmcm25
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vandeir_bochi
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hearneator
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnBradSC
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noble12
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stignacious
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdFed
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nicholas2121
4.46/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Citra Dog Brewed by Thirsty Dog Brewing Company, with an ABV of 6.50% This brew pours out a deep golden amber color, with a nice white head. This brew has the look of most IPA's on the market, not saying that is a bad thing. The smell of Citra dog is rich with hops, citrus , grains , and malts. There is also some bitterness from the citrus. Citra Dog is a real inviting brew, now for the taste. The taste of Citra Dog is bold with hops, grains, and malts. You pick up a hit of grapefruit in the taste of this brew. Citra Dog has a nice smooth balance to it, even the hops and citrus are nicely done in this brew. There is nothing really overpowering about this brew. You really can't pick up on the 6.50% ABV in this brew , it just that smooth. The mouthfeel of Citra Dog is Bold , smooth, clean and refreshing. Overall I'm giving Citra Dog a 4.5 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. Thirsty Dog Brewing Company , did a nice job with this one.

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Photo of Caveworm
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Citra Dog | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this beer's head is two fingers thick and off-white, with web-like lacing, and a clear straw gold/amber body.

I smell not quite much citrus-y hops as the label implies, but still a noticeable element thrown in there along with the malts used with this concoction. The higher ABV isn't detectable just by the smell alone; which I consider a plus ;)

Tastes like a very well-executed balance of the components described above with an overall hop oil bitterness that is trying its best to linger on the tongue, but it goes away after about 2-3 more breaths that help ventilate the palate.

The mouthfeel I'm getting with this brew is light and very crisp. Mild carbonation as well.

Overall, I'll rate Citra Dog | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company with a 4.5. As most other BA's have noted, including myself in the "smell" discipline of the review, this could use a fair amount of extra Citra hops to really and truly live up to our expectations as beer geeks. Besides that little qualm, its a very drinkable IPA.

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Photo of TequilaVoodoo
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lightman
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ummswimmin
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jmdrpi
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft, in a shaker pint glass

Clear golden, foamy white head. Nice citrus and lemon hop aroma. Minimal malt flavor, the hops dominate. Medium bodied.

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Photo of Marzen_Fan
4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregaroo
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2-27-16 - On cask at Spotted Pig in Greenwich Village, NYC. Pumped into dimpled pineapple mug. Light straw yellow with frothy white head that clung to the inside of the glass. Super smooth and tasty.

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Citra Dog from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 719 ratings