Double Citra | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
hillfarmstead.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Imperial Pale Ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Citra hops from the American Pacific Northwest.

Added by Satchboogie on 05-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,759
Reviews:
213
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
6.64%
 
 
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1,134
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178
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Ratings: 1,759 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of abrodsky
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gowens18
4.12/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of seangibbs60
4.99/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BA_Berto
4.83/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jrandlett8
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Unbelievably smooth and tasty IPA. Can't believe it's not in the top 50

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Photo of ZenBiscuits
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Sulty
4.57/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AgentMunky
4.14/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Rattle n Hum.
4.25/4/4/4.25/4.5
Murky brown and yellow, muddy, with a finger and half of tight head. Heavy lacing.
It smells, predictably, like loads of fresh, citrusy-sweet hops. A lot of the hop scents on HF's beers tend to be muddled and thick, but powerful. Same here, with a smack of wheat alongside the grapefruit.
Yum! It's weirdly not obviously hoppy. More balanced than anticipated, and fruit sweet, tropical. Drying endtaste is the only tipoff of incredibly pleasant bitterness.
Expectedly balanced, and well-crafted, with more of the fruity top notes of Citra than the citrusy ones. Minimal detectable bitterness. On point. Highly recommended.

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Photo of hasher
4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Excellent beer from hill. Heavy citra hop taste. Great carbonation, slightly hazy. Liked about the same as double galaxy but not as much as Abner or S&S 5.

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Photo of Stefko
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of alexsergio
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JNForsyth
4.59/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StuB617
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MatthewWalters
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tvaughan32
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Yellolab2010
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of burns3y
4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlackHawk89
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Patlee3324
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of daudelin2000
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an extremely hazy golden orange color. Cannot see through it at all. Very nice, fluffy white head. Aroma is very familiar. Mostly citrus fruits. Tangerines and oranges. Not overwhelming aroma, but solid nonetheless. Smells very similar to many other citra hopped beers. Taste is citrus as expected with a touch (a very slight touch) of dankness. Goes down easy as none of the flavors overwhelm. There is just enough to let you know it's a highly hopped beer without destroying your palette. I'm not getting any bitterness whatsoever. Mouthfeel is medium and soft. Pretty much perfect as always from Hill Farmstead. This is a very good beer, but I think it's just a tick below the other great HF IPA's and IIPA's that I've tried.

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Photo of djgustafson
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Double Citra from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.52 out of 5 based on 1,759 ratings.
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