Double Dry-Hopped Citra-Hero
Revolution Brewing

Double Dry-Hopped Citra-HeroDouble Dry-Hopped Citra-Hero
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #1,455
ABV:
7.5%
Score:
89
Ranked #11,639
Avg:
4.03 | pDev: 5.21%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
41
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Revolution Brewing
 
Illinois, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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Double Dry-Hopped Citra-HeroDouble Dry-Hopped Citra-Hero
Notes: Citra-Hero is amping up the intensity with a new concept suit fueled by the dynamic Type-45 Citra hop. Reduced plant matter triggers more essential hop oils, further accelerating her citrusy impact. Two rounds of dry hops unleash a staggering 5 pounds of Citra, Simcoe, and Kohatu per barrel, triggering an explosive amount of melon, berry, and tropical fruit flavors.
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Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 fl oz can on August 6, 2019. Brewed with Citra, Motueka, Mosaic, Simcoe and Kohatu hops. Citrus, melon, berry, and tropical fruit flavors. Smooth, dry finish.

Sep 10, 2019
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SpeedwayJim from New York

3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Never seen a black can before. Pretty cool. 12oz. into Night Shift stemware. Shared with schen9303

Nose is grapefruit, tree resin, pine and brown sugar. Pretty bright though I'd like a little more grassiness here. Beer opens kind of bland actually. Notes of grapefruit, grass, pine and a waxy hop bitterness. Coarse brown sugar in the middle with some bark and a tea bitterness at the end. Solid overall but the flavors are just a bit muted here. Body is medium with moderate to carbonation. Prickly and filmy on the palate and goes down messy with an oily, lingering finish.

Per the description, I definitely don't get melon and tropical fruit. Instead, there's more grass, pine and tea bitterness. A decent IPA overall but not one I think I'd revisit.

Oct 11, 2018
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superspak from Michigan

4.32/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 8/13/2018. Pours slightly hazy medium golden amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with awesome retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of huge tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, blueberries, citrus peel/rind, light peppercorn, pine, cracker, toasted bread, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fantastic aromas with amazing complexity and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt notes; with big strength. Taste of huge tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, blueberries, citrus peel/rind, light peppercorn, pine, cracker, toasted bread, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, floral, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, blueberries, citrus peel/rind, peppercorn, pine, cracker, toasted bread, light honey, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Amazing complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and no lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/grainy/sticky, and lightly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 7.5%. Overall this is an amazing IPA! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/resinous/drying finish, not overly aggressive. Just as amazing as the base beer, but this time also has Simcoe and Kohatu for extra hop complexity. Insanely juicy, vibrant, dank, and earthy hop complexity; great bready malt backbone, mild residual sweetness with lingering dryness. A highly enjoyable offering as expected.

Sep 22, 2018
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TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a lightly hazed amber with a two finger foamy white head. Good amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is orange peel, tangerine, grapefruit and lemon.

T - The taste is orange peel, tangerine, grapefrut rind, caramel malt and piney hops.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft crisp finish.

O - A solid DDH version of Citra-Hero. The hops are more prominent and add a strong piney punch.

Sep 14, 2018
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ovaltine from Indiana

4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

An aggressive pour reveals a hazy burnt orange color with a billowy light tan head. An absolutely gorgeous beer. The aromas plop you into the middle of the greatest orange grove ever - just wave after wave of ripe oranges.

The oranges dominate the taste, of course, but there’s also a significant malt component that this beer shares with its Hero brothers. Just a pleasure to drink, IMHO.

Sep 09, 2018
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BB1313 from Ohio

3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Canned on 8/13/18. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours golden with nice clarity and has bubbles racing upwards; fluffy off-white head that falls leaving great retention and nice lacing. The aromas have hints of citrus, bread and crackers. Some floral notes. Malts are there. Flavors have a nice amount of citrus. Orange is there along with some grapefruit and lemon. More bread and crackers. Lots of fresh grass. Some pine. Solid hop flavors and bitterness. Malts do their thing without dominating. Alcohol basically goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with moderate to active carbonation. It's fluffy, sharp, smooth and easy to drink.

This is a solid IPA. I personally like their regular Citra-Hero more, but this isn't bad at all.

Aug 25, 2018
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Stevedore from Oregon

4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can, snifter glass. Darker copper body, clear with a one finger white head, appropriate retention and lacing. Smell is dank citrus, grapefruit, caramel, with a decent pine resin. It's noticeably dankier than the regular Citra-Hero, which was already a dank and hop-forward beer. On the palate, it brings out a dankier, grapefruit and floral hop flavour on top of the caramel and pine resin that we have come to associate Anti-Hero with. Nice balance, good sweet caramel that is topped juuuuuuust enough by the extra Citra. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, not light or syrupy but just about right. Good carbonation, pine and grapefruit on the finish. A really nice heavily-hopped rendition on an already well-done and balanced IPA. It isn't hazy, but you can't always have your IPA hazy now, can you?

Aug 24, 2018
Double Dry-Hopped Citra-Hero from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 41 ratings