Citra Extra Pale Ale | Knee Deep Brewing Company

Citra Extra Pale AleCitra Extra Pale Ale
BA SCORE
77.8%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 686 ratings
Citra Extra Pale AleCitra Extra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company
California, United States
kneedeepbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A single hop, West Coast style American Pale Ale with intense hop flavor and aromas. This is a citrus bomb that has grapefruit and passion fruit aromas with citrus lime flavors.

Added by HopHead84 on 12-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,871
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
686
Liked:
534
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
9.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
139
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 686 |  Reviews: 135
Photo of LloydBobBoozehound
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of SundayLobotmist
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of hoerr
4.76/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of CEDAMA
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of cestlavie
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of RangnaR
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of rolltide
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of Hendry
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Transparent golden amber hue, one finger soapy white head,snappy carbonation with tons of tiny bubbles rising to the top, primo lacing in a pilsner glass.

As soon as you pop the top, the citra hop aroma makes itself known, and is tropical, quite juicy, pineapple,tangerine & pine needle vibe going on here. Mouth watering aroma for sure.

Taste is also hop forward, and props to Knee Deep for not only sourcing quality hops, but having the ability to place them front and center stage. The malts are not very noticeable, and that is always a huge plus for me when the hops can shine in the spotlight. There is a juiciness and bitterness that is drying, and invites another tasty quaff. Alcohol exceptionally well hidden, assertive though not overdone carbonation. For a mere 45 IBU, Citra Extra Pale Ale offers full bitterness and flavor that defies that modest number: quite surprising.

Mouthfeel is medium, dry finish, the carbonation almost reaches the prickly stage but definitely not overdone, in fact vey nicely done.

Overall, the ratings are LOWWWW on this fabulous all citra pale ale, making it a true sleeper amongst beers. This is a rock solid effort from Knee Deep that is impressive and should be a MUST for anyone digging that tropical fruit vibe. Deserving of much higher ratings, this all citra hop-bomb delivers the goods in a slam dunk manner. Fans of Zombie Dust should absolutely adore this one, seek it out for sure, highly recommended. Go buy some, enjoy and help boost the rating back where they should be!

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Photo of kerry4porters
4.64/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jacobotsford3
4.62/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

It's a good pale ale, very tasty

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Photo of davet100
4.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joecast
4.57/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

What? Another citra beer? Thank you!
Looking at past reviews makes me think they have changed the beer a bit. This one is listed at 7%abv.

Great hop character here and very well balanced. Actually drinks like a sub 6% pale and pushes the limit of how much hops that malt can handle without crossing the line. Extra pale for sure!

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4.57/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.57/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sanha926
4.55/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HSUBOWLER
4.55/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gcasher
4.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big bottle, fresh, copper in color, filtered, ample white head, delicious hoppy aroma and taste. Enjoyed this from start to finish. It was nice also that it was not too strong.

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Photo of elNopalero
4.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Amazingly floral.
Smells wonderful. Big citrusy burst of aroma, matched and then some by the flavor.
This is crisp and light with a wonderful finish. Delicious and delightful.

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Photo of Jeneral_Jenkins
4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a incredibly solid Citra Pale Ale

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4.52/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of multIPArty
4.52/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I wishta I had some Citra hops in my personal hop yard!

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4.52/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours brilliant gold under a 2” dense white foam collar that hugs the side of the glass.
S: Big citrus and tropical fruit aromas,
T: A rich creamy texture fills the mouth and then gives way to rich malt and light biscuit followed by a symphony of citrus, light fruit, tropical fruit and light malt flavors and an assertive bitter finish. The hop flavors and bitterness linger.
F: Very creamy soft on the palate with medium to medium full body and medium carbonation.
O: A big, refreshing citrusy American pale Ale loaded with tropical fruit flavors.

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Citra Extra Pale Ale from Knee Deep Brewing Company
Beer rating: 77.8% out of 100 with 686 ratings
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