The Citizen | DC Brau Brewing Co.

The CitizenThe Citizen
BA SCORE
37.9%
Liked This Beer
3.54 w/ 494 ratings
The CitizenThe Citizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co.
District of Columbia, United States
dcbrau.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Citizen Belgian Ale is inspired by the timeless Tripel style ales of Belgium. Using a traditional high gravity "Abbey" yeast strain that encourages the production of highly palatable ethanol notes supported by Aromatic and "The Citizen" also exhibits the noble hop spiciness that is common to most Belgian Ales. Reigning in at 7.0% ABV this is the Brau's strongest offering in our flagship portfolio. Become a Citizen of the world, one sip at a time!

Added by t0rin0 on 07-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,950
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
494
Liked:
187
Avg:
3.54/5
pDev:
12.43%
Alströms:
3.83
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
76
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 494 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of Shade1951
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Overall, a nice mellow beer. It doesn't hit you over the head with any attribute. The smell is pleasant - I found a bit of soapiness there. No soapiness in the taste however, which is refreshing, ever so slightly sweet and juicy. There is little of the spiciness that one may be used to in a Belgian. The carbonation is fine - maybe a bit less carbonated than some of the Belgians I've had. This is an "OKAY" beer.

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Photo of mrebeka
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of myouman
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan4120
3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justincourts
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kevintaraross
2.9/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bluehende
3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

An average belgian ipa. Not a lot of aroma. Has a nice belgian yeast flavor to it. About average overall.

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Photo of SierraFlight
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.16/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light amber with not a lot of head. The smell was very subdued but had some nice grapefruit scents to it. The taste was a bit mellow throughout with some hop flavors on the end, but little Belgian wheat or other flavors. Not bad, but I like a lot of their other beers more than this one.

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Photo of HoppySeb
3.08/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of KevinDavid
4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of arnulfooxblood
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gartlesby
3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- slight hop aroma with a sweet finish.
Appearance- a murky golden yellow with a very small white head.
Taste- clean and slightly hoppy, very little bitterness.
Palate- a medium bodied brew eith light carbonation.
Overall- not a bad beer, my first from this brewery.

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Photo of AMarkle6524
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

DOB 11/18/14, 12 oz can poured into a pint glass, hints of Belgian flavors, subtle, unique flavors. Very drinkable and enjoyable from DC Brau.

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Photo of alyssa1224
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Navalartichoke
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandaube
3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biteme398
4.02/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjs246
3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of greenspointexas
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zp6167a
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

The Citizen from DC Brau Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 37.9% out of 100 with 494 ratings
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