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Black Citra Not So Pale Ale | Odd Side Ales

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Black Citra Not So Pale AleBlack Citra Not So Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
187 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Thorpe429 on 08-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,959
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
187
pDev:
10.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
24
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 187 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of clager
4.94/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Incredible. Tastes similar to Citra with citrus undertones and good hoppiness. The dark color is not as evident in the flavor as you might expect (no strong coffee or chocolate flavor). One of my favorite beers.

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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.59/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elNopalero
4.53/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This pours a black cola color with cocoa colored foam.

It's similar to a hoppy porter with grapefruit dankness rounding it out. Like a green hoppy porter.

The aroma has a squeeze of fresh grapefruit mixed with some pine needles.

It's like a burst of grapefruit pine with a bitter finish and a touch of resin with a roast complexity underlying it all.

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Photo of RusImpStoLuv
4.51/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was a very tasty surprise! I would almost classify it as a Citrus Stout, oddly enough a good Citrus Stout. Roasted malt backbone, with a sour citrusy goodness on the palate. Works strangely well together. Got in a mix a six today and definitely will be picking up a sixer of it this weekend. Yummy stuff, cheers!

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.43/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.42/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had a growler of this a few years back. From my notes:

Brown/black hue.

Khaki head; strong lace.

Orange citrus nose, with a hint of coffee.

Medium mouthfeel.

Nice mix of citrus & coffee; when cold the orange shines, as it warms the coffee shines. Complex & flavorful.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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Black Citra Not So Pale Ale from Odd Side Ales
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 187 ratings
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