CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series) | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series)CitruSinensis (OneHitter Series)

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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Photo of Ri0
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured 12oz bottle into pint glass.

A - Pours a sun kissed orange color. Nice 2 finger white bubbly head and lacing galore.

S - A pungent citrus aroma of blood orange and tangerine. Some floral hops mix in with honey kissed caramel malt.

T - A nice juicy hop profile dominated by citrus notes, blood orange and tangerine. Some tropical flavors blend in well with the semi sweet malts with honey and caramel. Finish is bitter grapefruit.

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation. Wet and refreshing with some dryness.

O - They can call this an APA, but the ABV is 7.9% and it drinks like a heavy IPA. I really enjoyed it like many other of their offerings.

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Photo of Moose90
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from 12oz bottle dated "162 5 1 7788 2112" so June 11th 2015 @ 9:12PM
Tasted on June 18th 2015. Suck it so called "Enjoy By"

A — This pours an extremely clear, and bright orange color. Initially puffy and white colored head fades and leaves behind some spotty bits of lacing.

S — Smells of freshly squeezed oranges and lemons, juicy overall, little bit of a piney bitterness here as well. Lightly hoppy and a good bit of juicy freshness overall.

T — Tastes quite bitter and juicy, not overly sweet, there is some great orange juice character here, very refreshing, lightly bitter hop notes to pare down the fresh juiciness.

M — Medium bodied, there is a great long lingering finish here.

O — What a treat, less than a week old, this is more juicy than it is hoppy, its very refreshing and thirst quenching, not overly heavy and goes down easy.

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Photo of K-Dog
4.58/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is fantastic. Like an orange version of sucks. Incredible smell and amazing juicy hoppiness. The place I found this only got in one case and they sold me 2 bottles, now I need to spend my Thursday afternoon off work looking for more before it's gone. If you see this by as many bottles as you can. It's that good.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy darker orange body, copper hued with a one finger offwhite head with nice above-average retention. Thin rings of lacing. Smells of oranges and citrus; lots of citrus permeates the nose, very mild, mellow grainy pale malt sweetness in the background. Very orange-forward nose. Flavour is similarly orange-forward; citrus, oranges, a bit of grapefruit, very little bitterness, nice mellow pale malt sweetness and grains that are a bit more apparent than on the nose. Mouthfeel is medium-thinner bodied, good carbonation, a bit drying and sticky, mostly orange juice on the finish. Overall, pretty tasty summer beverage that delivers a wollop of oranges to your palate, although it doesn't deliver a whole lot else.

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Photo of PaulyB83
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 06/04/15 Poured into a shaker pint glass from a 12oz. bottle.

L- Deep yellow, light gold, one finger white head, good clarity with some fine particles.

S- Sweet blood orange, some tropical, and some dankness. Really great aroma.

T- Blood orange, some toasted malt, bit of dankness, light pine, some guava. Citrus in the aftertaste. No detection of the 7.9%.

F- Medium, typical pale ale, maybe a bit more mouthfeel from the blood orange juice.

O- Very nice hoppy pale ale that has enough hops to not be overshadowed by the blood orange juice. Really loved the aroma on this one.

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Photo of mmahanna41
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Just snagged a 6 pack bottles of this bad boy.... My only complaint is during the 4 or 5 sips it is slightly too sweet after the swallow (which is obviously the blood orange juice). Half way through the beer this mostly goes away. Initial smell is mouthwatering. Taste has massive citrus qualities,. Will purchase again if still available.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice copper-orange with a thin white head. Smells of lemon and light hop. Tastes of lemon grass and hop that puts a lit bitter bite. A bit of onion in the finish. Pine resin enough to slightly quaff into the nose. It is extremely crisp, clean, and refreshing. A great summer beer. This one is unique. If they could turn back the lemon slightly, and add some grapefruit, this would be phenomenal, but they were probably trying to achieve just that. Kind of like Stone Delicilus, but I give this the nod.

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