Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA
Green Flash Brewing Co.

Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPAHop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #1,330
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
89
Ranked #8,927
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 9.34%
Reviews:
154
Ratings:
1,015
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Green Flash Brewing Co.
 
California, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  45
Gots
  147
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Reviews by beerturf:
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beerturf from Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Aug 02, 2015
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BarryMFBurton from Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Poured into a tumbler pint at TapWerks in Oklahoma City.

Crystal clear gold with a frothy white head and loads of chunky lace. Gorgeous citra nose - lemon-lime, grapefruit, and white grape - with a palate that follows suit, hyperfocused on hop taste over bitterness. Malt bill is light but noticeable, a mildly creamy combo of caramel and white bread. Finishes spicy, crisp.

Love this beer - one of the only session IPAs that comes close to Founders All Day. This is on par, if not surpassing that high watermark. Excellent.

Sep 06, 2014
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mendvicdog from Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 15, 2015
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XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Nov 04, 2014
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JimmyFlatRock from Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +2.3%

Sep 30, 2013
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JOldewurtel from Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I have really enjoyed beers from Green Flash in the past. The West Coast IPA is among my favorite beers and I hadn't had one that I haven't loved... Until now. A solid offering, even for a session IPA, but more of I "liked" it than "loved" it.

Jul 04, 2015
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pjr from Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aug 23, 2015
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Navalartichoke from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 11, 2015
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hardrock from Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Sep 28, 2013
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MaxPowers from Michigan

4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Jul 18, 2015
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drewone from California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Jun 04, 2013
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Geuzedad from Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Jun 23, 2013
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Durandal_777 from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

May 29, 2014
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MonkeyBread from Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Aug 24, 2014
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davegray from California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Aug 11, 2014
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denver10 from New Mexico

3.09/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours yellow golden with a white head. Aroma is tropical fruity, grassy, and some cracker. Flavor was way underwhelming relative to the aroma; cracker and grassy bitterness mostly, a little tropical fruit. Crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, disappointing beer. A friend recommended this one to me and I had high hopes for it. Wouldn't bother with again though.

Aug 13, 2013
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dt_gbpackersfan from Missouri

4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aug 30, 2015
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andrewdanks from California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Aug 25, 2014
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largadeer from California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Aug 07, 2014
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fox227 from California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Aug 27, 2013
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Halluxone from Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Nov 17, 2014
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McBAINx from Washington

4.16/5  rDev +5.1%

Nov 30, 2014
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Slatetank from Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -1.8%

I appreciate the chance to try this bottle, thanks Alex -poured chilled from the bomber into a glass. Review from notes A-4.25 S-4 M-3.75 T-4 O-4

The color is golden with clear visibility and carbonation is visible with fast rising bubbles with thick 2 fingers of foamy white head with wispy lace that collects bead is fine. The smell has a very citrus and tropical aroma with lots of tangelo, grapefruit type citra aroma with mild dank herbal component. The feel is very tangy with bitter and citrus acidity with very low sweetness and moderate carbonation with light toasted texture and dry long finish.

The taste is very rich with citra hop flavor which has a dank herbal and mild grapefruit tanginess in the front end with mild malt backing up the hops with gentle sweetness -the taste is relatively dry with a zesty finish. This is a pretty decent Session style IPA the hops are the focus but it still is drinkable without a lot of astringency from trying to push it to the edge

Oct 04, 2014
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crobinso from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Aug 24, 2014
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Beerdudenumberone from Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 27, 2015
Hop Odyssey: Citra Session IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 1015 ratings