Citra Sunshine Slacker | Evil Twin Brewing

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652 Ratings
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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:
652
Reviews:
120
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
8.25%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
152
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Ratings: 652 |  Reviews: 120
Photo of TheCzarof85
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xungmound98
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ocelot2500
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear straw yellow color with a soapy white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of citrus and herbal notes mostly.

Tastes of the herbal and citrus hops layered over a light malt base. Hops lead off with notes of lemon zest and tea leaves. Lightly bitter. This gives way to a bit of grainy malt with a bit of sweetness to it. Finishes fairly clean.

Mouthfeel is light with a crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is solid as a session beer, but it doesn't really stand out amongst other session IPAs.

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Photo of MaddDogg84
4.52/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of dcf5ve
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shradical
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Floral scent refreshing hoppy flavor with a smooth finish. Exactly what I want in a Session IPA

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Photo of Suds
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From a 16 ounce can, this brew is light gold, hazy, and has a tall white head. The aroma is soft and hoppy....modest sweet spiciness...with a hint of fruit. The taste has lots of hop flavor....citrus peel, a bit of wood, and a hint of sweet malt. The finish is mildly bitter. Wonderful, drinkable beer.

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Photo of thomasarose
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyrushire
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of lemmy187
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stella77artois
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

16 ounce can into an oversized tulip. No discernible canned on date. Some writing on the bottom of the can but it's all scrunched together and tiny and would require a microscope.

A- Light golden color like a pils or helles, though a touch hazy. Rippling carbonation. Frothy white head. Lace aplenty.

S- Even from afar the citrusy notes reach me. Orange and grapefruit peel. Slightly lemony. Faint hints of biscuity malt.

T- Lemon-y. Citrus peel is heavy and leans more towards grapefruit although I even get some orange notes there. Light biscuity and white bread notes. Floral on the finish. Pretty harmonious although maybe a touch of tinniness or copper.

F- Light and refreshing and zesty and prickly. Great spring and summer beer. One that allows for multiple one after the other.

Certainly could become a session if I'd bought 4. I like this enough I'd buy a 4-pack.

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Photo of jbaker67
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thisXwar
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from can to taster glass. Thanks, Chris.

A: A clear pale yellow with tons of carbonation and a thick white one-finger head that stayed. Ample lacing.

S: Citrus for days. Mangoes, oranges, pineapples, apricots and grapefruit.

T: Follows nose like a champ. Huge citrus taste featuring mangoes, grapefruit, guava, apricots and lemons all riding atop a bready malt layer.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: I could drink this one all day. The perfect session IPA with enough citrus to last all summer.

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Photo of ColSanders123
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

In canned format, aroma is full of citra hop which smells like unripe grapefruit. The taste is grapefruit and some mango, just a hint of creamy sweet malt flavor. Herb and grain notes pull through with the bitterness until the finish. Full body despite relatively low abv, its not thin in the slightest. Overall, a nice session IPA.

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Photo of moysauce
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Very very interesting IPA. Super low ABV. Very very thin, almost watery feel. But tasted super light, crisp, bright, citrusy. Citra Sunshine is the perfect name. Hard to categorize this as an IPA. This is more what I'd assume a good IPL would taste like. Funny that if this were an IPL it would receive a much higher score for "feel." Not bad. Very smooth and easy and light. Bright. Crisp. Perfect lawnmower beer.

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Photo of Ruiza23
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mwckiltedsavage
3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OKFine
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Citra Sunshine Slacker from Evil Twin Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 652 ratings.
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