Citra Ass Down! | Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

Citra Ass Down!Citra Ass Down!
BA SCORE
3.92/5
1,059 Ratings
Citra Ass Down!Citra Ass Down!
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Kentucky, United States
atgbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is a very hop forward American style IPA. Brewed with Pale, Vienna, Munich and wheat malt for a solid base for all American hops, focusing mainly on the variety “Citra.” Citra hops are a relatively new variety introduced in 2008. It was bred as a hybrid of a number of different hops, including Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, U.S. Tettnanger, East Kent Golding, Bavarian, Brewers Gold, and other unknown hops. The resulting hop, Citra, has a distinct citrusy and tropical fruit flavor and aroma. In Citra ass down we used American Columbus for bittering and 11# of Citra at the end of the boil for late kettle addition flavor and aroma. Then we added 6 more pounds Citra and 5# Centennial post fermention for aroma. Rebrewed for your tasting pleasure!

ABV 8.0% OG 17.0 IBU 68.0

Added by mrfrancis on 03-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,004
Reviews:
181
Ratings:
1,059
pDev:
8.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
207
Trade:
2
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Photo of Jbavi360
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hockeypuck
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Odysseyalien
4.73/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Maillard
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBeast
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gregmyster
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffGuilly
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Monkey-D-Luffy
3.09/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ovaltine
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I've been after this for a bit, found it in South Bend IN, sitting in a beer store cooler, grabbed it and sprinted for the door (after paying, of course). Pours a slightly hazy golden color, very light tan head. Beautiful.

Aromas are citrus (says Mr Obvious), pineapple, and tropical fruit. The can says "Drink from the can," so of course I did both - from the glass and from the can.

This was SIGNIFICANTLY better from the can, IMHO. The citrus and tropical fruit flavors were sharper, and the feel was "stickier."

The can was also correct about the serving temp (48 deg) - this improved as it warmed. A truly crushable DIPA.

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4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a semi-clouded golden amber with a finger of white head.
S - Bread and hops with some spice
T - Kind of fruity at first with a hint of spices and hops.
F - Medium body somewhat thick but well balanced.
O - l liked this one a lot more than the ratings would suggest. Well balanced and heavy on the hops. Get it again.

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4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheFightfan1
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I listened to the directions. Serve at 40 and drink from the can. I must admit there is a notable difference drinking from the can then the glass. Smoother mouthfeel, almost creamy like. Good stuff.

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4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brureview
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First of all, follow the directions on the can:48° from the can. Big difference.

I didn't see the beer, poured a little in a glass looked fine.

More importantly, from the can. The aroma was strong in pine, and citrus. Definitely more pronounced with warming.

Taste: great. This could be a GOTO DIPA. Citrus bomb, pine, some tropical fruit with warmkng.

Resinous- love it. Very, very hoppy.

Follow the brewery's instructions. Drink from the can at 48°. Buy a kitchen thermometer if you don't have one. An excellent beer.

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3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 1,059 ratings
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