CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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1,453 Ratings
CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series)CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
We took some fresh Sanguinello Blood oranges, juiced 'em, concentrated that juice (without heat) and threw it into a wheatier version of our New Dogtown Pale Ale. The end result? A refreshingly hopped pale-ish ale with a huge citrus burst!

Added by Patches826 on 06-04-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,453
Reviews:
288
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
8.42%
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
281
For Trade:
0
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4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from (long-standing) notes. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into an El Catador teku glass.

A: Mildly hazy but rich gold for style. A good amount of visible carbonation and a finger of white head fades relatively quickly. This looks pretty in the glass.

S: Dank and citrus up front. Some tropical fruits, grapefruit, and lychee. Pale cracker malt body. Not huge but pretty decent for an APA.

T: Dank and citrus up front again, with a solid backbone of tropical fruits, lychee, and melon hops. A light biscuity sweetness from the malts, but they mostly stay out of the way. It finishes with a fairly significant bitterness (especially for an APA), with more dank and grapefruit rind.

M: A light body, and carbonation sensation is a touch on the low side. Low alcohol overall, but maybe a bit pronounced for style.

O: I really enjoyed this one. It's nothing crazy or complex. But it’s clean with a nice hop profile, a malt bill without grainy flavors and a nice bitterness. I really dig this one. I wish it would be a canned in a six pack next time around.

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Photo of tyjohnson55
4.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpmsu2003
4.74/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sonofliberty2
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Almost clear, dark yellow beer with a three finger high, white, fluffy head.

Nose: Lemon, blood orange, citrus, malt, grapefruit and passion fruit.
Taste: Fresh squeezed orange juice, lemon, caramel malt, blood orange and grapefruit.
Mouth: Medium body and carbonation. A nice bitter mouthfeel. Smooth and juicy.

This is a Limited Release from Lagunitas but I shure want it to come back! This is really good and refreshing. The blood orange juice and the wheat version of New Dogtown Pale Ale works great together!

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Photo of Gaddabble
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Clear medium golden pour. 2 fingers of foamy white head leave great lacing. Lots of sediment on this pour.

S: Citrus.. blood orange and grapefruit.

T/F: Malt sweetness mingles with a strong blood orange/citrus flavor. Modest hop bitterness... a bit of pepper and floral character but mostly bitter citrus to offset the sweet malts. Medium in body... well carbonated. Finish is blood orange with a refreshing citrus aftertaste.

O: I'm not a huge fan of the 'citrus' IPA's that seem to be sweeping the market, but this is definitely on the top end of that heap. Well done, and definitely a Lagunitas brew (not a bad thing). I wouldn't want a steady diet of this, but it was a nice change of pace and they hit what they were aiming for.

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

Photo of kdown
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dillinger
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stutz
4.59/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of michaelsmith11
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoistinBrews
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hophugger
3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Light gold color with big fizzy head and streaky, bold lacing. Aroma is big with fresh squeezed orange. Taste is very crisp, alcohol hidden well with flavors of orange, light lemon and citrusy hops. Super clean tropical finish

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Photo of NonicPanic
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dingodile
4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

look: bright and crisp looking pale ale
smell: Citrus lemon gfruit
taste: general citrus not specifically blood orange
feel: crisp, light/thin
overall: this pale ale goes down QUICK! drinks like a session ipa but w/ abv 7.%! you wouldn't know. shame this ends in March, would love to have for the summer months

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

Photo of Bones10
4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoshFrierson86
4.6/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJ64
4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of njbusa
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a narrow pint glass: color is straw, transparent, head is bright white with small bubbles, presents about 1/2 inch thick and dissipates to a top.

Smell is incredibly fresh citrus juice, then moderate malt, and strong, crisp, bitter hops.

Taste has less citrus dominance, crisp malt, clean fermentation, moderate/strong hoppiness; wheat is good counter balance to citrus juice but its less noticeable than if it wasn't so citrusy/hoppy.

Mouthfeel is crisp, moderate feel, then prominent lingering bitterness.

Overall a good take on the citrus infused ale with a nice addition of the wheat.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dunklevice
3.58/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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