Citra Pale Ale | El Segundo Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
El Segundo Brewing Company
California, United States
elsegundobrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Blue House Citra

Added by ehammond1 on 02-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
278
Reviews:
37
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
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Photo of nmann08
2.97/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rfgetz
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Onenote81
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of EdrickCS
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crewfan1952
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SoCal_Matt
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shelby415
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kmccabe33
4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eire
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tavo2311
1/5  rDev -73.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Stanley23
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerCannuck
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of facefox
3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerseer
2.9/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kramerwtmf
4.46/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OUJayhawk1799
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brolo75
4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a light golden orange, white head, lots of lacing, beer is clear, good amount of carbonation streaming up the middle of the glass, no head retention.

A: Guava, grapefruit peel, peach skins, mango skins, very pungent for an APA, touch of malt on the backend, smells really good, balanced.

T: Taste follows the nose, tropical notes like guava and mango, mango peel, grapefruit peel, moderate amount of bitterness in the middle, finish has some malt presence giving it balanced taste, very nice.

M: Low carbonation, light/medium bodied, semi-dry finish.

O: A great APA but the mouthfeel was a little disappointing as it lacked carbonation. Great aroma and flavor, easy to drink, a great APA, one I will reach for again.

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Photo of SimcoeKid
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scottfrie
4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at THG.

A: Clear golden color with a creamy and fluffy white head that hardly faded at all during the time it took me to finish the pint. Sheets of sticky lace were left down the glass.
S: Perfumey citra nose with notes of dry pale malt backbone. Clean.
T: Clean citra hop contrasted against a pale and crisp malt backbone. Clean overall, drying, and lightly crackery. Citra is citrusy and sweet. Finish is quick and easy. Straightforward and clean.
M: Medium-light body, clean, crisp, and drying mouthfeel, with crisp and scrubbing carbonation. Drinks well.
O: Easy to drink and flavorful. Light and clean overall.

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Photo of Lingenbrau
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear gold, great citrus aroma and flavor, and very light feeling. A very easy drinking pale. Would love in a 6-12 pack format. Cheers!

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Citra Pale Ale from El Segundo Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 278 ratings.
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