Michigan Brewer Odd Side Ales Citra Pale Ale Closer To Bottling?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by MichPaul, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. HardyA

    HardyA Zealot (541) Jan 26, 2013 Michigan

    Picked Up a bottle today. First time trying this one. Enjoyed it immensely.
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  2. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (726) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Anyone else get a butter flavor? Just curious how isolated my sixpack was. I got a 2nd opinion from another BA who agreed with me that it tasted totally different. Hopefully just a mistreated six pack or bad bottles.
  3. Holiday1072

    Holiday1072 Initiate (158) Nov 18, 2008 Michigan

    Look out for their session IPA simcoe sensation this week bottles should be hitting your locals
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  4. Slamminson

    Slamminson Initiate (30) Mar 24, 2012 Washington


    Look out! Bottled on May 3.
  5. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (597) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    Had it on tap at Odd Sides. Took me a while to get used to the hop profile, but after a while, I loved it! Bought 2 bottles but have not cracked one yet.
  6. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Loving the Odd Side artwork.

    So someone mentioned some Diacetyl in the Citra? I haven't picked up on any in my bottles, but some people are more sensitive to it, so that could be the case. Have you noticed it in other beers that others have not as well?
  7. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (726) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    No, in fact the 1st 2 sixers were great, the next sixer was all diacetyl flavored. Even had a fellow BA confirm it. I sent them and email, and they said if I was ever at the brewery, they'd take care of it. I wasn't looking for anything, it was bottled on 3/21/13.
  8. AnchorDrops

    AnchorDrops Aspirant (283) May 11, 2013 Michigan
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    Had a similar experience with the CPA, quite good the first time I bought it and subsequent purchases were off-tasting. I attributed to growing pains as they start bottling.

    The Simcoe Sensation I had last night was quite good, but really not much different than Founders All Day, IMO.
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