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Citra High | MadTree Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing
Ohio, United States
madtreebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Explore new worlds of flavor as two American hops collide to create waves of tropically dank flavors

Added by Jstonerock24 on 10-12-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#871
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
220
pDev:
8.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
47
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 220 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of SerMosh
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BB1313
3.63/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Canned on 11/9/17. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy deep golden with a fluffy white head that falls leaving great retention and sticky lacing. The aromas have some sweet sticky fruit along with some mild hints of caramel. Sweet malts are there. Hints of grapefruit and orange. The flavors have a nice amount of citrus. More grapefruit and orange. Malts do their thing. Solid bitterness. Subtle alcohol warmth in the finish, but it's not hot or boozy at all. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's smooth and dangerously drinkable.

This is a solid DIPA. Maybe I was personally expecting the citra hops to come off as more intense due to this being a highly regarded example of the style, but it's still a nice use of hops. Nice citrus flavors. It's nothing too crazy, but it's still enjoyable and fun to drink. Not bad at all.

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Photo of JCaweinstein
4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMA
4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjwarren
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am sorry. I couldn’t find anything wrong. Fresh, raw, bitter. This is a Heady Topper clone. I find Heady to be a tad more herbal and a little heavier on grapefruit but this is extremely enjoyable. So drinkable. It just disappears at 9.5% and 120ibu. Fantastic.

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Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives hazy with a deep amber almost burnt orange color; the head fades to a film but leaves plenty of sticky lacing

Smell: Pineapple and grapefruit, with a discernible impact from the alcohol in the aroma

Taste: Pineapple and grapefruit forward with citrusy bitterness building; assertively bitter, after the swallow, with some boozy biscuit elements in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; warmth in the gullet

Overall: A little boozier than I like but all crafted in a west coast way

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Photo of bgold86
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wardt16
4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of allentownpaguy
4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of qcbrewer
3.94/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bb-magic
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VaporDome
3.25/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of m1k3g3tz
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

my absolute favorite DIPA ... cans are good, growler fills from the local store better, fills from the brewery are best.
wish this was a year-round brew ...

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Photo of HopBomb515
4.04/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful honey orange with a thick white head that last forever and laces great. Smell is boozy, dank and tropical hop. Taste is citrus, tropical, juicy and dank. Velvet smooth, coating, alcohol heat definitely there and slightly dry. This was as good as you can get for me on a high abv IPA. I'm not a fan of the booze with hops but this is as well done as you can get for me.

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Photo of wellsnb
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jp32
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Hands down the best IPA I've had this summer. A whopper of hoppy, citrus flavor. Beautiful color. Perfect foam and body. It's tropical. It's citrus. It's hoppy. It's juicy. It's fresh (at least mine was). Slight notes of alcohol are present, but at 10.20 percent I believe they are quite well hidden. I would've guessed it was in the 7 percent range. A wonderful presentation of the citra hop.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of facefox
4.12/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shadwow13
4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbaker67
3.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sdeese21
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Citra High from MadTree Brewing
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 220 ratings
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