Eureka W/ Citra
Tree House Brewing Company

Eureka W/ CitraEureka W/ Citra
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Style:
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #1
ABV:
4.1%
Score:
95
Ranked #983
Avg:
4.28 | pDev: 6.31%
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
979
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Notes: Our Jam! Eureka w/Citra explodes with citrus fruit on the nose and the palate , and finishes cleanly with light bits of cracker malt. Someone forgot to tell it that it's only 4.1% alcohol. A beautiful and pungent, yet delicate and highly drinkable beer!
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3.69/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can from Jeremy. Milky pale yellow body with a fine head. Light citrus, milky notes in the aroma. Taste is lemon peel, grapefruit. Very light on the palate.

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stevoj from Idaho, Nov 08, 2019
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4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16oz can into Night Shift stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Nose is super fresh aromas of citrus fruit, sweet lemon and cane sugar. Bright, aromatic and delicious. Beer opens crisp. I get lemon, fresh cut oranges and a touch of grassiness towards the end. Real nice. Body is light with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively on the palate and goes down crisp, refreshing and clean.

Could be one of the most drinkable beers ever. Perfect for the warm summer days.

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SpeedwayJim from New York, Oct 16, 2019
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4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16oz. can served in a willibecker. Pours a bright, straw gold with a loose, quarter inch, white head. Clarity is somewhat hazy. Nose is lovely - huge hits of Citra upfront and light toasted malts in the background. Taste consistent with nose; albeit, malt character is upfront and hop character is quite subdued, yet floral and citrus notes still come out. Mouthfeel is light in body with a bright carbonation. Overall, really quite quaffable and enjoyable ay 4.2%

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Jwale73 from Rhode Island, Oct 05, 2019
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3.56/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice hop-first blonde. Tangerine color in the glass, creamy lace head. The Citra hop flavor ran a little ahead of the malt flavor, giving a little juice, and a little more heft than a conventional blonde. Best in summer.

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DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey, Aug 19, 2019
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4.99/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rating it for the style - low alcohol beers do not get better than this! It's bursting with Citra flavor, way more than the ABV. It's almost perfect, not quite Juluis, but amazing nonetheless. It cannot be compared to other low alcohol beers - none of them match up. Yes, it's that good!

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Naughead from Massachusetts, May 07, 2019
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4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very refreshing light beer at the right price point. Smells of citrus and passion fruit. Crushable at low ABV for those that are looking for a good golf course beer, etc.

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npolachek from New York, Apr 07, 2019
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked-up two cans at the Tree House brewery in Charlton for $2.80 per can. My thirty fifth brew from these guys. I was favorably impressed by this, which was very refreshing after playing rugby. This would be a great beach beer, & love the price point.

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brewme from Massachusetts, Apr 06, 2019
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4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

3/21/19 canning date

Lighter yellow squash, fully hazed, leaving nice looking fine sheeting.

Mild tropical fruit nose

Lighter, fresh, zesty, tropical fruits...light grapefruit, tangerines, limes...world class sessioner

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Billolick from New York, Mar 29, 2019
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4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Love this beer! Grab this one when you shouldn't have any more! 4% APV vs 8% APV makes a big difference, but not in taste! Bud Light doesn't stand a chance. Thank you Treehoues, please make low APV beers more available. "Lights On" and "Baby Bright are also outstanding!

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Pdrisk from Massachusetts, Feb 14, 2019
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4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can from brutalfarce! Poured into Calusa mini snifter. Can date 7/4/18 (I like to let my Tree House beer refrigerate for 4-5 months before enjoyment to stave off the "green" flavors).

Hazy light blonde color with a fuzzy creamy head of 1 finger. Recedes to 1/2 finger and has hilly lacing around the glass.

Lovely Tree House house yeast lifts to the olfactory with notes of tangerine, navel orange, and white grapefruit. Slight passion fruit. It's gorgeous and mouth watering.

Oh, this is lovely. It's not an IPA, but almost. It's light and fizzy enough that you can session it all day, but why? Just sip it and enjoy the flavors....which are of tangerine, orange, grapefruit juice, and fruity banana yeast.

Feel is a touch too carbonated but that could be the age of the can. Otherwise it's light and effervescent, with faint lingering resins left behind.

Overall, very enjoyable and an incredible beer. Tree House yeast does wonders. Wish I knew their secret.

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The-Adjunct-Hippie from South Dakota, Oct 22, 2018
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4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

More like a session ipa but blonde ale yeast finish before another wave of zesty citrusy hoppiness. Also has that classic treehouse bubblegum flavor but fairly light compared to their pales and ipas. Hazy golden yellow and tall white head. It’s crushable.

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DavidR_9 from California, Aug 22, 2018
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours light, hazy yellow with a white head.

I get lemon, crackery malt, orange rind, white pepper, and bubblegum. Tasty and complex for 4% alcohol. Medium mouthfeel.

Solid beer.

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mkh012 from Colorado, Aug 12, 2018
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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. can dated July 23, 2018. Purchased July 27, 2018 and poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: Hazy orange, with a bit of yellow/gold. 1F+ head, some lacing, and a cap and ring.

S: Orange/lemon, grassy nose with light malts. Light and pleasant.

T: Really follows nose almost to perfection. More grassy than earthy. Crisp-ish neutral finish.

F: Light-bodied, light carbonation. Very solid construction and very well-balanced. Super poundable.

O: Probably as good of a session IPA as you're going to find anywhere.

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IvoryFoxhole from Virginia, Aug 03, 2018
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4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

7/23/18 "Citralicious Deliciousness"

Hazy straw color with pale white tones. Thick and opaque, creamy white foam dome remains chunky, solid lace.

The fruity and earthy Citra hop aroma dominates, with a sour-malty, cream of corn style, backdrop. Very bright and intense hoppy nose!

A very light feeling approach, thick and full feeling of heavy hops and seriously sour toned blonde style malt seems just about right for The style. The Citra hop density and complexity is not known from within this style. IPA level hop charecter with Treehouses classic, healthy and thick appearance and overall style.

High grade drinkability, easy breazy style, low abv. Brew with major hop complexity.

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GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire, Aug 02, 2018
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4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz can: This one pours a milky straw yellow color. There was a small white head that leaves some lacing. Good nose. Lots of citrus hops. Maybe a touch light, but it is only a 4.2% beer. The taste is very good. A fair amount of bitterness, especially for a blond ale. Taste is mainly the citra hops. Very drinkable.

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Boto from Connecticut, Jul 31, 2018
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3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spotty lace from a decent head. Very cloudy yellow color.

Floral hop aroma. A bit of iron to the nose.

The flavor is harsher but in a good way. Very high bitterness for a blonde.

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smcolw from Massachusetts, Jul 07, 2018
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4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Love this series and my first time trying Citra. Any hate these get is unwarranted. Super sessionable, especially an warm days. Loads of flavor at only 4.2%

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Worcester90 from Massachusetts, May 18, 2018
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4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned 1/3/18 could be a day or two off. Consumed 2/7/18.

Typical Tree House look, minus a little opaqueness.

Best American Blonde Ale I have had, can't say I have had many but this one is great. Expect nonetheless from Tree House Brewing.

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NathanBeets from South Dakota, Feb 07, 2018
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4.57/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful beer. Looks like a very light colored yellow juice. With a perfect finger worth of white head.
The smell is amazing. Juicy, citrus. Almost peachy, mango, pineapple. Very good smell.
Taste follows that smell very nicely but throws in a nice malt backbone.
The feeling leaves a wet feeling on your lips like juice. Mouthfeel as well. Leaving you clearing your mouth.
Overall, wow, it's a very very nice blonde. Thanks Treehouse!

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3.78/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz can, served in a snifter glass about 3 weeks after canning. Pours a creamy and hazy pale orange body, pulpy looking with a one finger thick white head, good retention, wispy lacing. Smell is a bit of mineral, touch of spice, grain, citrus and grapefruit. At first smell, it is a relatively unassuming beer. Flavour follows; it's a bit different than say, Julius, for sure. There is a mild toasted graininess, with citrus, grapefruit and a touch of papaya throughout with a touch of mineral and spice. The hops aren't overboard, but neither is it sweet. It is if anything, a bit spicy and mineral-forward. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, soft and creamy, good carbonation, a fair bit of depth for a blonde ale, solid mineral and citrus bite on the backend.

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Stevedore from Wisconsin, Jan 27, 2018
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: pale yellow, with orange hints, very cloudy
S: citrus notes
T: citrus, but not overpowering, has a nice pale ale taste to it
F: dry finish, all of the mouthfeel is upfront
O: I wish all blonde ales tasted like this

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TonyLema1 from South Carolina, Jan 21, 2018
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4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 oz can dated 1/02/18 into a Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours a hazy lemon yellow with a frothy white head.
S - Smells of citrus and hops.
T - Tastes of lemony citrus.
F - Medium body and carbonation.
O - Really easy drinking citrusy blonde ale.

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Griffin2 from Virginia, Jan 18, 2018
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4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: Yellow hazy with big fluffy white head that holds for a long time. It has medium carbonation.
Smell: Citrus, bubblegum, jolly ranchers, with a hint of earthy resin.
Taste: Citrus, bubblegum, jolly ranchers, crackers, and biscuit.
Mouthfeel: Light and smooth. Thin, but it’s a blonde ale.
Overall: A tasty blonde ale from Tree House.

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Phineasco from Massachusetts, Jan 13, 2018
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4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A nice light yellow that is solid in the glass and as it sits, turns to a deeper pineapple juice colour. Topped with 3 fingers of white head.

Smells of big citrus and pine notes, tropical fruits, pineapples, flour, fresh cut oats and hops, just like Tree House Brewery smelled this morning when I picked this brew up.

The taste is so fresh, unprecedented in my book. Totally follows the nose with flour and fresh cut oats, pineapple, citrus, hints of cat nip and herbal qualities. Deep dank notes. Its all somehow light on the tongue and super delicious.

Medium, juicy body, very light, powdery carbonation.

Today, January 3rd, 2019, I visited Tree House Brewing Company with my son on location in Charlton, MA. Met amazing people, and had a great experience. Tonight in Syracuse, NY, I am trying Eureka Citra, my first Tree House brew ever, a dream fulfilled. Excellent brew.

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patre_tim from Thailand, Jan 04, 2018
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4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 1 pint can, canned on 30th June 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A hazy golden yellow orange colour with a big three finger white head that had decent retention and left nice sticky lacing.

Aroma: Very nice tangy and citrusy grapefruit and orange zest with hints of tropical mango plus a touch of breadiness.

Taste: Good balance of citrus and tropical fruitiness with grapefruit, mandarin sweetness, pineapple and lightly under ripe mango with a touch of bread and cracker on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: More body than expected, but other than that, this was a very nice and refreshing beer that is definitely sessionable.

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kitch from Hong Kong, Sep 13, 2017
Eureka W/ Citra from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 979 ratings