Citra Pale Ale (CPA) | Odd Side Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales
Michigan, United States
oddsideales.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by EricCioe on 04-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
803
Reviews:
120
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
9.38%
 
 
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76
Gots:
123
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7
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Photo of KurtE
4.52/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of krl2112
3.82/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CotterEU
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of scruffwhor
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerLover99
3.27/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of red94tt
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bones10
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CPAles
3.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mfnmbvp
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 fl oz. can, six pack carrier stamped and packaged 02/11/2016. My second beer from Odd Side Ales; excited to finally see them distributing in Illinois. Expectations are good for this one; I've heard great things.

Poured into a Duvel tulip snifter.

A - Hazy golden orange body, with over two fingers of thick frothy white head that leaves good fluffy lacing behind. Appears aptly carbonated. It looks nice for the style

S - Fresh, floral, earthy, piney Citra hop notes meet an earthy / biscuity / bready malt base. Fresh & fruity, with good juicy hop bitterness. Notes of grapefruit, orange, lemon, & pine. Very fresh and appealing; very nice.

T - Taste follows the nose: juicy citrusy hops - notes of grapefruit, orange, lemon, pine. Light hop bitterness, with a honeyed bready biscuit malt finish. Perfect balance.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, & clean. Light-bodied, with perfect carbonation. Exceptionally easy-drinking stuff. My first can of this was gone before I knew it.

Overall, extremely delicious and sessionable stuff. One of the best single hop pale ales, and one of the best pale ales in general that I have had. Highly recommended stuff. Has ensured it spot as a classic craft beer, to be damn sure.

Odd Side Ales Citra Pale Ale -----4.5/5

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Photo of Wer34truh
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of instinct2
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CSO
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vande
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had at slap shotz in Detroit airport.
A: golden orange body, carbonation, +1 finger white foam head, lots of lacing
S: Citra hop so sweet citrus fruits,
M: medium light body
T: tropical fruits, citrus, light malt that feels watery (but not a bad thing)
O: hope to try more

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Photo of enelson
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris7482
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CityofWind_brew
3.63/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coz
2.12/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of maz
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tdmccarthy
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stompilator
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Junior
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.69/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this when I was back in Michigan a few summers ago @ Hopcat. Also had the bourbon barrel version. Anyways, Nice yellow pour, soft 1/3" white head. Aroma wasn't huge on the citra hop, nice but not the best showcase for it. Just hints of those citra notes.

Lightly toasted pale malts thankfully don't get in the way, and a little more orange and grapefruit goodness comes out compared to the aroma. Tended to have a more grassy and floral edge to it than juicy fruit and citrus forward taste, still, no off flavors and it was better than your average pale ale all the way around.

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Citra Pale Ale (CPA) from Odd Side Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 803 ratings.
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