Citrus IPA | Funk Brewing Company

Citrus IPACitrus IPA
BA SCORE
4.08/5
286 Ratings
Citrus IPACitrus IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funk Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
funkbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
In this day and age, there are seemingly infinite varieties of flavor compounds and aromatic properties available in the different breeds of hops that exist. Among them all, there is an undeniable “profile” that sticks out as most desirable by American IPA drinkers; that of the Citrusy hops of Washington and Oregon. “Citrus” is certainly not our only IPA… but it was our first, and we wanted to make a statement. We at Funk Brewing Company believe in balance, complexity, and artistic brewing instead of “extreme beers”. That’s why we sought out to synthesize a beer that was masterfully crafted to accentuate a massive American Citrus hop profile while retaining our standards for balance, and sophistication. Through various test batches, water profile manipulation, and uncommon hopping techniques, we found a way to offer you what we feel is the epitome of the American Citrus hop in a glass. The utilization of Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic, and an experimental hop we like to call “LemonBomb”, give “Citrus” huge flavors and aromas of grapefruit, blood orange, pine, passionfruit, mango, and pink guava, balanced by a clean malt bill of Belgium’s finest pilsner malt and our neutral American yeast. This will forever and always be our go-to IPA and we hope it becomes yours as well.

Added by allentownpaguy on 03-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,850
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
286
pDev:
8.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
79
Trade:
0
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I'm too busy enjoying this beer to write, so I'll let Funk do the talking:
“Citrus” is certainly not our only IPA… but it was our first, and we wanted to make a statement. We at Funk Brewing Company believe in balance, complexity, and artistic brewing instead of “extreme beers”. That’s why we sought out to synthesize a beer that was masterfully crafted to accentuate a massive American Citrus hop profile while retaining our standards for balance, and sophistication. Through various test batches, water profile manipulation, and uncommon hopping techniques, we found a way to offer you what we feel is the epitome of the American Citrus hop in a glass. The utilization of Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic, and an experimental hop we like to call “LemonBomb”, give “Citrus” huge flavors and aromas of grapefruit, blood orange, pine, passionfruit, mango, and pink guava, balanced by a clean malt bill of Belgium’s finest pilsner malt and our neutral American yeast. This will forever and always be our go-to IPA and we hope it becomes yours as well."

Two words: Get Some.

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On tap, at brewery.

Appearance - light lacing and light colors

Nose - Slight citrus fragrence.

Taste - full IPA flavor with grapefruit taste.

Feel - slightly sweet.

Overall - good hometown IPA. Friendly brewery with involved brewermeisters happy to to discuss variety of brews.

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Citrus IPA from Funk Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 286 ratings
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