The Citizen | DC Brau Brewing Co.

The CitizenThe Citizen
BA SCORE
37.9%
Liked This Beer
3.54 w/ 493 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:
#38,914
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
493
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: 493 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of Big_V
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Barnoloid
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jsf14
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yancey82
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of squack
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nick35712
3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

9.2.15 can @ world of beer New Brunswick NJ.

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Photo of cjgiant
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jack_Frost79
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beejay
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: A muted orange in color, very hazy with a good amount of white head on top.

S: Fruitiness up front, with apricot, and maybe a touch of baking bread. In the finish there is a bit of an earthy hop aroma.

T: Apricot, and peach with some pleasant sweet bread flavor. A touch of banana and spice as I keep going, the finish is clove and fruit preserves.

M: Medium in body, fairly high carbonation.

O: Overall a pretty tasty beer.

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

Photo of Wizzle32
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of BranfordBound
3.31/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served from the can into a tumbler glass at Eli's in Branford, never seen this one here before. Pours a murky gold color with some head and lacing. Smell is pretty tame, some sweet malts mostly, bready, some esters, nothing jumps out at you. Flavor is pretty tame, too. Nice light cracker malts across the tongue, some yeastiness and fruity esters in the back, and finishes dry and a bit bitter with the faintest taste of herbal hops. Overall lighter than 7.0% but not a beer to rave about.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wattie
3.19/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tigg924
3.99/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear, tan, with minimal head.. Taste is orange, sweet caramel malt, and light Belgian spice. Not as hoppy as several I have had in this style. Very tasty. I will get this again.

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Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robusn
4.41/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jordanmtate
3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmg480
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Capsfan90
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whitenads
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Clydesdale
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Citizen from DC Brau Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 37.9% out of 100 with 493 ratings
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