Black Citra Not So Pale Ale | Odd Side Ales

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Black Citra Not So Pale AleBlack Citra Not So Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Thorpe429 on 08-31-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
184
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
9.35%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
23
For Trade:
1
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Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 184
Reviews by SportsandJorts:
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3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: a nice brown tending towards black. almost opaque but some clarity. small tan head that doesn't stick around at all

Smell: lighter roasted malts and citra

Taste: opens up and stays consistently roasted malts, not super strong but forever present. citra plays along nicely in the background

Mouthfeel: some bitterness and pretty light

Overall: I usually can't drink a whole black hoppy beer but this one was actually pleasant, affirms my choice to get my hands on every new odd side beer i can

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More User Reviews:
Photo of dar482
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a dark brown color with a light brown head.

On a 4 month bottle, the hops may have faded a bit, but the balance still stands up. A clean malt quality, without the cocoa chocolate and light coffee roasted overtaking and triggering the creamy and residual sweetness of a porter/stout. Onto a bit of spice, and lingering black coffee flavor.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.54/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of warnerry
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of mikerap100
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of bpfrush
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of Zonian1
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of king75
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of dmorley21
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of Sammy
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not a huge fan of this beer....had higher expectations. It poured a opaque black with offwhite head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent carries faint pine and bitterness. The taste is somewhat smokey and weird....it is very strange and I am not a overly huge fan. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with decent carbonation. Nope....won't go buying this one again.....would try it on tap though....just to see if it is better.

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Photo of kyle_goochstink
3.17/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hooliganlife
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

pours cola with frothy head, sticky lacing, light retention

faint chocolate and roasted malt. nose was weak

citrus hop and sweet dark chocolate up front. some roasted malt and sweet citrus fruit emerge. some bitterness and stickiness through the finish

light body, mild carbonation

overall good for a lower ABV black citra.

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Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of beergorrilla
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of ianpstephens
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of J2A2
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScottRansom
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Danielr26
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of blatantlocalism
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Bung
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of brewpubbung
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%

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Black Citra Not So Pale Ale from Odd Side Ales
3.85 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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