Citradelic Tangerine IPA | New Belgium Brewing

Citradelic Tangerine IPACitradelic Tangerine IPA
BA SCORE
67.8%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 1,695 ratings
Citradelic Tangerine IPACitradelic Tangerine IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Tangerine IPA brewed with Citra hops, orange peel and orange.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 10-28-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,163
Reviews:
350
Ratings:
1,695
Liked:
1,150
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
9.9%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
722
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,695 |  Reviews: 350
Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wc94wc
3.62/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsanmarco
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerMe8
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.63/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gandres
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle poured to tulip glass
Sight: deep amber liquid, small off white foam, clear
Smell: Nice aroma of hops, citrus
Taste: medium bitterness
Mouthfeel: medium carbonation, tart, good follow through and finish
Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat

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Photo of AllanPatchin1016
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of classixIII
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Clear yellow, good head and nice lacing. Pleasant citrus smell. Taste is more lemony than tangerine. The feel is a bit light but overall a good beer.

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Photo of Beyond_Pivo_2017
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stephens101
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

"I know a girl who reminds me of Cher
She's always changing
The color of her hair
She don't use nothing
That ya buy at the store
She likes her hair to be real orange
She uses tangerines
Tangerines..."

A fairly clear and bright redish-orange brew that's topped with a full off-white froth that sticks around annoying like a clingy boy/girlfriend. Faint grapefruit, tangerine and grain in the aroma. Tangerine peel sticks out flavor-wise with other notes of subtle grapefruit and lemon zest. Light, and what some may call a thirst quencher others may call boring. I find it to be somewhere in between highly drinkable and somewhat flavorful.

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Photo of wmcgar01
4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tyler_Mosley
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Holderness
3.09/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The orange additions to this one feel really forced. It's as though New Belgium realized that all they were coaxing out of the citra hops was an intense herbaecous/grassy character, and their solution was to dump a bunch of orange juice in to make the hop character seem more juicy. The end result, however, is a very standard IPA with a tangerine-candy like taste tacked on top. It's not sweet -- in fact it's pretty much dry -- but it doesn't work in that way that Grapefruit Sculpin somehow does.

62/100

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Photo of DIM
3.12/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The tangerine addition is over the top and absolutely overwhelms any IPA character, no hop notes to be found. For a 6% IPA this feels very heavy and filling.

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Photo of Ralphs66
3.11/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YoungKurtis
1.7/5  rDev -55.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of kkenagy
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Iski100
3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briandschorr
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I normally do not like IPAs but this... won me over. For me the Tangerine came through more than the orange when it came to taste. A nice warm color, copper comes to mind, decent head and a refreshing albeit bitter aftertaste. Overall this is the type of IPA that I would recommend on a hot night. Consider this beer the next time you beer boil shrimp.

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Photo of cmoore32
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of asuburbanman
3.64/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Citradelic Tangerine IPA from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 67.8% out of 100 with 1,695 ratings
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