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Citra Lemon Saison | 3 Stars Brewing Company

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Citra Lemon SaisonCitra Lemon Saison
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3.65/5
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106 Ratings
Citra Lemon SaisonCitra Lemon Saison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Stars Brewing Company
District of Columbia, United States
threestarsbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by nmann08 on 06-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,995
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
106
pDev:
10.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 106 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of ledouge
3.07/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.42/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blisscent
4.03/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of duvel1979
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwarren82
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of macshark
4.58/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tmryan21
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leroybrown10
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wattie
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iannutter
4.38/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StanleysCup
4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of farrago
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Easily exceeds two fingers of just off-white and airy foam, starting cratering immediately into peaks and valleys, not much in terms of lacing but what is there sticks decently. The liquid is a deep golden to amber color, of good clarity and most noted by the considerable quantity of tiny bubbles rising throughout the glass, consistent in strength over time. Very floral nose with supporting pepperiness, lemon peel to lemongrass notes, offers guava, mango, apricot fruit scents, coriander, the yeast comes off as dried and inactive rather than damp and doughy, no real enduring funkiness. Light-bodied, that same violets to lilacs led florality opposed here by a metallic earthiness and lighter leafy side. The lemon is duller here, same for the pepperiness, however, the yeastiness elevates and there’s a cola bean to ginger spice thing going on. The carbonation has some prickle to it. More basic apricot, apple, peach fruit here, loses some of its tropical feel as found in the nose. Tactful, if not muted, presentation overall, nothing to complain about, nothing to get all worked up for.

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3.26/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ConradKenney
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
3.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bubseymour
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This brew has the lemon zest and slight tart/bitterness in finish. Not really noticing citra hops at all nor very much of the saison esters/yeastiness. Very slight in both. It's a light, drinkable and sessionable, but missing a lot of positives from many higher quality citra hopped saisons.

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3.82/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz. can into a Belgian tulip glass. No date visible.

Poured a hazy golden body with a bright white head; leaves small islands of lacing in the glass.

Aromas of that expected barnyard funk, citrus, lemon peel and some grassiness.

Taste is very even; barnyard funkiness and the lemon peel a little sourness too. Really easy to drink.

Nice light mouth feel with a tart lemon and dry finish.

Overall, I really liked this beer and was really looking forward to trying it! Nice and light with a lemon funkiness; could drink tons of this easily!

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Citra Lemon Saison from 3 Stars Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 106 ratings
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