Citrus Mistress | Hop Valley Brewing Company

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3.92/5
Very Good
331 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
hopvalleybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Hoptometrist on 07-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,948
Reviews:
62
Ratings:
331
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
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Photo of Sellen
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of matodowd
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of superwho24
4.38/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The grapefruit flavor shows up in the aftertaste along with the quality bitterness. Pairs well with small manzanilla olives stuffed with pimiento.

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Photo of TomStottman
3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dctarga
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irrationalist
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bonk702
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a strong grapefruit flavor nice for grilling and chilling!

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Photo of Mxsluis
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mintzmeet
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bought at hawks game! Pretty good. Nice IPA not too citrusy, just right. A little bitter. Texture is thin, but not bad. Straight out of a can. Tastes more like peel than fruit.

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Photo of TheHopsman
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arizcards
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed a couple of pints at the MGM Grand on Ceaser's Palace on Friday afternoon. Definitely a citrusy forward IPA with a nice balance. No hop bitterness, just pleasant citrus goodness.

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can with a best by date of 12/30/17; into a pub glass.
Appearance- a deep gold, almost orange with detectable hazy sediment and scattered bubbles sustaining a thin white head. Lacing is slight.
Smell - mild juicy fruit gum and grapefruit, with some oily floral hops.
Taste - nice; the grapefruit doesn't show up too much, but the juicy fruit gum and sweet floral notes pair really well together giving it a hop forward profile but a wonderfully balanced bittersweet backing!
Feel - not overly bitter, not overly sweet, but just enough of both with a nice carbonated mouthfeel to captivate the palate with each sip!
Overall - less than $2/pint for this 6pack of 16ers; need a bit more from the nose, but otherwise, this one is surprisingly a keeper!

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattymystique
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.66/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle bought in MT on recent fishing trip, poured into pint glass.
A: pours a deep golden copper body, carbonation, 2 finger thick white foam head that fades to the perimeter
S: citrus, fresh orange, mango, hints of tropical fruit, light malt
M: medium body with semi dry finish
T: citrus, orange peel, light sweet malt, biscuit, hints of floral notes in the end
O: solid brew, my first from them, good balance of hops

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Photo of Blazer22
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce can poured to wine glass
Sight: Dark yellow/amber, hazy, cloudy, medium tan foam, lacing
Aroma: Very Fragrant- hoppy 3.50 taste: delicious, medium bitterness, sweet
Feel: long follow through, bitter aftertaste, medium carbonation
Overall: Very good beer, even got a growler of this beer.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

lots of these citrus ipa types out there these days, but this is a good one, much better than most, and there are really two keys to that. the first is that the beer is really dry. there is not much grain sweetness remaining, nor is there an overly sweet added fruit element that bog a lot of these down. the other factor is that its an ipa first, not so fruity as to overwhelm the hops that are supposed to be in front, and the balance between fruit and hops is excellent in this beer. the grapefruit is zesty and bitter, with a bite, but also a really fresh and juicy natural complexion, tangy and tart, just right with the citrus forward hops in this beer that have some grapefruit essence of their own to contribute, and comparable bitterness as well. it all tastes really fresh to me, which is critical to any ipa, but especially one like this. summery, dry, well carbonated, and both refreshing and satisfying as a beer not a juice. well done, my first beer from hop valley, on tap at chuburger in rino, i have not seen these beers anywhere else in colorado yet...

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Photo of Rpm0003
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shivtim
4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PeterOlfe
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Citrus Mistress from Hop Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 331 ratings
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