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Citrus IPA | Funk Brewing Company

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Citrus IPACitrus IPA
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291 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:
#2,746
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
291
pDev:
8.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
81
Trade:
0
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Poured into a pint glass. Pours pinkish-orange amber with a one finger white head that recedes moderately and doesn't leave lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus hops, and resiny hops. Taste follows the nose with grapefruit juice, piney and resiny hops, and a bitter finish. Medium body and medium body, with a bitter finish that isn't overwhelming.
Well done, grapefruit forward, citrus IPA. The grapefruit comes through in hop and juice form, and is never overshadowed. It drinks much better cold than at a warmer temp. It's more delicate and fruity than you'd get from most IPA's.

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Citrus IPA from Funk Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 291 ratings
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