Citra Sunshine Slacker | Evil Twin Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States
eviltwin.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Collaboration with 7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery.

Added by superspak on 01-30-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
667
Reviews:
126
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
8.25%
 
 
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20
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157
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Photo of dallas-beer-guy-12
1/5  rDev -74.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

On tap at George Keeleys, NYC. Too hoppy. I hate IPAs.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
2.28/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BlarpBlarp
2.51/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Disappointing super bitter and unbalanced. Aggressive hops and metal/soap aftertaste. Sensation of much higher ABV. Poor beer from a decent brewery. Almost a parody of an IPA.

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Photo of Czequershuus
2.67/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

As an IPA, completely underwhelming Even in the world of session IPA's this beer has vanishingly small flavor. Slight citrusy aroma, very mild bitterness, slightly bready flavor. Hard to describe because it is so nondescript.

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Photo of bendukes86
2.9/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of terence
2.96/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of gopens44
2.99/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Started off questionable with it's tell tale paleness that screams "I'm not well balanced!", well at least to me it does. Ginormous white foamy head that leaves behind just a touch of lacing.

Nice juicy and slightly spicy nose with a sort of sweetness to it as well.

I can taste a little straw or grass before a tiny bit of tartness. Further drinking provides little else other than a bitterness of nondescript nature. Maybe it's lemony, but overall it's a bit of a mess I especially considering how thin and soulless this seems.

This is the "session" IPA that may have very well ended my journey further into the hybrid style. If you want an IPA, this one teaches you to go full bodied or go home. Plenty of other great beers out that with a low ABV. Doesn't have to be IPA all the time.

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Photo of woodychandler
2.99/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

From The Fridge to my fridge in support of The CANQuest (tm)! I am making inroads as far as some of the beer at my home in CANcerned.

From the CAN: "Despite his bitterness, lack of power and insuperable aversion to any kind of extravagant labor - he kind of has a charming charisma, and perhaps he is even lovable. Somehow we find him unbelievably irresistible and stimulating because he is one of the few that masters the ability to effortlessly impress with his sharp intelligence and make it look so damn easy."

This Slacker was a tallboy who needed a good Crack! to bring him down to size. I was gentle on the Glug since I wanted to be aggressive with the swirl once in the glass. This produced a finger of foamy, French Vanilla-colored head with decent retention. Color was Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 - 5) with NE-quality clarity and so the Gelt Gang of Croesus, Mammon & Midas dropped by for a taste. Nose had the same lemon biscotti scent that I had been noticing in a lot of these Session AIPAs today. Comme ci, comme ca. Mouthfeel was light, soft, not exactly watery, but not much beyond that. The taste was really light in terms of its lemony-citrus hops and I frankly would have been hard-pressed to identify it as an AIPA if it was not labeled as such. It was punchless, like the "lack of power" alluded to on the CAN's verbiage. Finish was semi-dry with the biscuit malt having more of a presence than I would have preferred.

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Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Medium to heavy profile, heavily carbonated, and a bland flavor profile. Nothing more than foam and bitter hops. Lacks any symblance of complexity.

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Photo of cherche
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hmmm...this beer is mediocre. Everything is okay. Evil twin is slacking...but maybe that was the point given the name. Not worth the evil twin price tag but if a choice between this and crappy beers grab one of these and hope they don't charge $9

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Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.12/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hophead123
3.18/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dewsby
3.22/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Decker
3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass. Yet another Evil Twin beer, this one is average to me. The slight murky amber color was enticing but the smell didn't bowl me over, the citrus and spice was a little over the top. The flavor was ok, it appeared to be a little watery. But it did go down well! Overall, It was OK. Not bad by any stretch.

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Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kerrie
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.27/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coorsy
3.27/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zizouandyuki
3.32/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Citra Sunshine Slacker from Evil Twin Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 667 ratings.
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