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Favorite beers made from citra hops?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by COWHAWK, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. COWHAWK

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    I was wondering if anyone has any good recomendations on citra hops brew?
     
  2. Starkbier

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    Sierra Nevada Torpedo and Victory Headwaters Pale Ale.
     
  3. UC4ME

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    Saranac's White IPA
     
  4. flipdog0

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    zombie dust :)
     
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    Citra!!!!!
     
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    Double Sunshine for me. Hard to get but trade worthy for sure.
     
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    Kern River Citra, obv.
     
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    Gotta be ZD.
     
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    Strangely enough, despite being the beer that originated the Citra hop, I get surprisingly few of the predominant Citra characteristics from Torpedo.
     
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    Perpetual IPA. I have a ZD clone everyone likes but have never had the real thing
     
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    I'm with tectactoe, gotta be zombie dust.
     
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  12. Starkbier

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    my understanding is its only dry hopped with Citra.
     
  13. Davepoolesque

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    Citranation by Night Shift.
     
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  14. SeaOfShells

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    Whoa. Torpedo has citra? Color me surprised. I get next to no citrus flavor in that beer.

    Edit: Forgot to mention my favorite. Aside for the obvious, KRBC Citra, my favorites are Knee Deep Simtra and Anchorage Bitter Monk.
     
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    As said in the thread quoted above, Citra Pale from OddSide Ales in Michigan. Not sure where you're located but it's not bottled AFAIK.
     
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    Hill Farmstead Citra
     
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    HF Double Citra
     
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    Hill Farmstead Citra and Double Citra are really good. I want to try the Kern version for sure also.
     
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    All of you Citra hop fans may want to sit down for this... About 30% of the Citra harvest was rejected by various processors and much of the remaining harvest got 'wind burnt'. The flavor of the 2012 harvest has shifted some and a brewing colleague of mine said they rejected ALL of their Citra contract because of "onion and garlic" rather than citrus and a petroleum note as well. 2011 Citras were great...the 2012 crop had a weird weather season and stressed the bines. There may be good lots of Citra but two different processors I deal with have acknowledged the above.
     
  21. fredmugs

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    Mmmmmm......petroleum notes.
     
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    Schell Citra Pils and Kern River Citra
     
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    Orange Whip from Mad Fox! Susan from HF is also fantastic, though not as accessible ...
     
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    Dry Dock's Breakwater Pale Ale.
     
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    This may be the saddest thing I've heard in a while...
     
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    Heading to the Citra release at Kern River tomorrow. Staying at the lodge next door and will be second or third in line. 3 people, one doesn't drink...I'll have 12+ bottles. Should we talk ?
     
  27. dbc5

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    I stumbled upon this beer one day while making a stop at Ashley's in Ann Arbor and it blew me away. Probably my favorite pale ale to date (I have trouble considering Zombie Dust a pale ale regardless of how FFF labels it, haha).
     
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    Is Hoppy Birthday a Citra Pale Ale?

    Cheers!
     
  29. akuyper

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    Pseudo Sue by Toppling Goliath.
     
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    Hence the name of this beer:

    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/23200/86060

    Thanks for the info Tashbrew
     
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    Ale Asylum-BEDLAM
     
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    Has to be Zombie Dust. Or Citra Ninja by Pipeworks.
     
  33. danoeltico

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    Zombie Dust hands down!!!
     
  34. Stevedore

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    To echo half the replies, ZD. No question.
     
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    it is ZD but honorable mention to surly wet (2011)
     
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    Duvel Tripel Hop! (2012 Citra edition, 'natch)
     
  37. Tashbrew

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    There was a hop shortage last year 2011 harvest... 2012 harvest isn't in most brewers hands yet. The beers brewed with 2012 Citra most likely haven't hit the market yet...
     
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    odd side
     
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    ummmm isn't HopSlam made with Citra? why is this not in the convo? (sorry if i missed it)
     
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