Citra Extra Pale Ale | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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682 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
682
Reviews:
135
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
136
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 682 |  Reviews: 135
Photo of rydev24
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of capnamerica
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gonzo000
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dope
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 6/42/15 (yes that's actually what it says)

A: Pours a clear pale orange. Tall frothy and fluffy white head.

S: Citra all right. Nice refreshing tropical fruit aroma. A little pineapple and apricot mainly it seems. Mango? A little bit of light sugary sweetness, like candied fruits.

T: Welp, I may have been off on the aroma. Not as much tropical fruit, lots of grapefruit and citrus in general. It's everywhere, all-encompassing. Strong flavors but not over the top. The bitterness is controlled nicely as well. Caramel sweetness in the finish. Lightly dry and somewhat bitter lingering citrus peel in the aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied, smooth.

O: Nice APA. Great citrusy hop flavors without crushing your bones to dust with bitterness. Almost sessionable.

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Photo of radio_bc
4.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of harsley
3.29/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jacobotsford3
4.62/5  rDev +19.4%
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 JOSHRINARD
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BobbyOlson
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of garyloveman
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale straw with a finger of light white head.
Smells mild citrus. Some lemon, orange, and a little peach.
Taste is a crisp clean start, light citrus carries over. Fades to a wet bitter finish. Nice balance. Not overpowering in the hop department.
Light, well balanced mouth feel. Goes down easy, no boozy burn.
Overall solid slightly citrus pale ale. Best I've had yet from Knee Deep.

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Photo of AirBob
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2.5 fingers of dense white head with good retention and excellent lacing. The lacing almost coats the entire glass. Body is clear, deep golden. Some visible, slowly ascending carbonation.

Strong, bright notes of citrus, particularly grapefruit. Some pine and a touch of caramel malt underlying.

Taste follows the nose, but far more balanced. Starts with grapefruit and malt, followed by some sweet orange flesh. Finish is bitter citrus rind, some pine and sweet malt to balance it out.

medium bodied and medium-loe carbonation.

Nothing mind blowing, but this a terrific, well crafted hoppy pale ale that does an excellent job over highlighting the single hop profile.

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Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blazer22
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fx20736
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

translucent honey yellow, natural ivory white head, scrappy lacing.Aroma is guava, pineapple and eucalyptus. Taste is mentholated grapefruit on top of soild breadiness. Unremarkable but drinkable.

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Photo of Lagerhouserules
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hop_God
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Coon_Hopster
4.46/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hokualohilani
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wvsabbath
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jmikepow
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YalovaIA
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wulfie85
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cl3
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Citra Extra Pale Ale from Knee Deep Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 682 ratings.
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