Citra Single Hop IPA | Mikkeller ApS

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206 Ratings
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Citra Single Hop IPACitra Single Hop IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by gford217 on 06-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
206
Reviews:
84
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 206 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of Elfastball7
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of HopStoopid120
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of interistacanadese
4.93/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Beautifully bitter IPA showcasing the amazing citra hop.

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Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.76/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beholder_pl
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of turu86
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of Mar02x
4.67/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Peter Paul from de Molen brewery recommended me this beer, thanks man for pointing it out.

A - A deep soft amber color mixed with pink!? Is this for real? This color is so nice and different. The head is big and off white. The foam stays present quite long and after a while it becomes fluffy. The are carbonation bubbles visible that try to get up.

S - A good strong smell of peaches, pine, grass and last but certainly not least citrus (of course). This is so inviting that you have to take a gulp right away. To keep your emotion under control after smelling it is hard and feels like a torture. This is how every IPA should smell.

T - WOW!!!! I am normally not a real IPA fan, but this changed my opinion. What a strong bitter taste that becomes creamy after a while. The bitterness leaves your tongue dazzled as if it was stung by a bee. The beer stays fersh in taste all the way. Light sweet up front and for the rest every thing like the smell gave away.

M - This beer is creamy in your mouth, but not at all sticky! The body is quite full & tasty and that for a 6,9% ABV!! I think it is quite exceptional.

O - What an exceptional different beer! One should try this in the morning. It wakes you up and I am certain it will keep you in a positive mood all day.

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Photo of tony1095
4.62/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerman999999
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of VaterRoss
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of IPeteA91
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Calvarro
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of YobroitsJoe
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of tatums1984
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of drpimento
4.46/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Was wondering about Citra hops. This is milder than I anticipated. Poured with a huge, billowy, foamy, frothy, fluffy, cream-colored head that lasts all the way down and plenty of lace. Color is a clear copper orange amber with lots of bubble trails. Aroma is so mild I can hardly sensey it - but ls malt, caramel, hop, citrus, hint pineapple and bare hint resin. Flavors like nose and likewise mild, fairly dry, perfectly proportionally balanced bitter and carbonic tang. Body and carbonation are spot on. Finish is like flavor, fairly short, and extremely drinkable.

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Photo of brentk56
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Three fingers of a tightly bubbled head sit atop the hazy orange-amber liquid and refuse to dissipate; plenty of lacing action, too

Smell: Bitter and pithy, with a bit of kumquot thrown into the mix

Taste: A bit of biscuity malt and then the hops kick in, bringing a herbal/tropical fruit character that is not nearly as bitter as the aroma; after the swallow, the combination of the hops and the malt add a sweet dimension, though not in a cloying or sticky manner

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A very enjoyable beer, that combines the hops and malt in a very complementary way

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Photo of Bpayne88
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of avalon07
4.33/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark amber color and a hazy texture. Light sediment. There was a big, creamy, long-lasting head. Great lacing.

S: A very light, fruity aroma, with some hops thrown in as well.

T: Tasted of hops, citrus (grapefruit especially), and a solid amount of malt, as well. This one won't win any prizes for originality, but what it does, it does well.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a slick, oily finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An extremely likable beer. One Mikkeller's best from the Single Hop series.

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Photo of ZachT
4.33/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.32/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice golden amber with a fat head, nice lace.

The scent is floral perfume and grapefruit. Pale and slight caramalt.

The taste is pale malts with a bitch slap of flowers and grapefruit. A little sticky in the mouth.

One of the more fun of the single hop series.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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Citra Single Hop IPA from Mikkeller ApS
3.81 out of 5 based on 206 ratings.
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