CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,453 |  Reviews: 288
Photo of warpig372
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HabaJohn
3.52/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MrMustard2012
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MTKATL
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buck89
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris585
3.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Hard one for me. Look is light golden and a little frothy head. Lots of carbonation. Maybe too much. Smell is hops and a little sour notes. Taste: prickly carbonation. Slight alcohol burn. More blood orange flavor than malt or hops. I think this beer has too much non hop bittering flavor for me. Not a fan. Price was more than normal for lagunitas in my area and for this beer I expected more malt which I found hardly none. Some people like the fruit and zing but I think it's too much here. I bought a six pack and it took me two weeks to finish. Not unbearable but not to my Liking for a pale ale. Here's my main gripe: so take a good pale ale you like. Maybe a malt and piney one. Next leave your glass sitting on the deck for a few moments. Next your crazy friend walks by your beer and squeezes a ruby red grapefruit (blood orange) into your beer. And not just a quick squeeze, a five minute bashing. It all sits on top. You taste it over anything else. It doesn't suck, it just made your great beer an ok beer.

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Photo of shauun176
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Butznutz
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

poured into tulip glass, nice amber hue. Smell was sour citrus with little hop profile....not very appealing. Taste was better than smell but the blood orange was very subtle. The beer packed little sweetness that I was expecting given the description; instead it drank more like a sour ale. It was palatable but I was a bit let down

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Photo of mmmbeer89
4.46/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very citrusy but i'm not complaining, I like IPA's that have a citrus flavor to balance them out. I only had one but more than that would probably be too much citrus, so i recommend this in small doses.

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Photo of soupyman10
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mwinek
2.87/5  rDev -29%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sunn
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of firkingroovin
4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of petewheeler
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CSO
3.49/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of jtwhicker
4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From bottle. Worth mentioning this is my first go at this beer.
Great scent and smell of citrus. Light evascent hear that pours thick and continues in a crowned head.
Light hop front with acidity cloaked by the citrus blood orange you'd expect. Will try on draft soon.

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Photo of mactrail
3.7/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Fruity and juicy. Handsome big pile of suds on the golden amber brew in the Wander snifter. Sharp on the tongue with an inviting spritzy mouthfeel. Some hoppy bitterness but it's hard to tell what's hop and what's citrus. But it makes for a tasty gulp with a big flavor.

A Pale Ale with 7.9% ABV? I'd be inclined to brew it with half the alcohol and see if the fruit and tanginess would give it enough oomph. On the other hand, maybe we need a blood orange malt liquor. Missed this one, but always pleased to see new Lagunitas efforts. From the 12 oz bottle purchased at Special Brews in Lynnwood, Wash.

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Photo of MatthewD4
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cosmogenium
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DefenCorps
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2016 release.

A clear light copper with a dense, white head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great. The nose is a surprisingly muted blend of pine and citrus with a little minty, spruce-like hop character also present. The citrus is very juicy - blood oranges, some Valencia oranges are present. Malt is absent, though a little bit of alcohol is noticeable. The palate opens with bitter and sour orange juice, closer in intensity to an all-natural Tang than a glass of freshly squeezed OJ(doesn't smell artificial in any way). The juice gives way to some hop character - pine is present - as well as a mild honey and sugar-like sweetness. Alcohol is noticeable on the finish, along with a little sweetness and a pith-like bitterness. Carbonation is a little higher than i'd like, making this foam a little in the mouth. All told, a solid effort.

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Photo of brewjoel
4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msscott1973
4.36/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 1,453 ratings.
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