What's your favorite Citra Hop beer?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by APB, Dec 17, 2012.

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  1. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Devotee (470) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Damn good choice and I too wish it was year round.
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  2. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Zombie Dust is fantastic, and um yea. Dreadnaught is pretty tasty. I enjoyed Mikkeller Citra as well.
  3. DrinkSlurm

    DrinkSlurm Poo-Bah (1,817) Oct 3, 2007 New York

  4. mike409

    mike409 Aspirant (220) Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    a new one i just tried and its fantastic is crooked tree made with citra
    artic dekoorc eert
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  5. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Moderator (1,401) Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
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    Oddsides Citra Pale is my fav. I'm not from the North, and I had it a few times while on business up there, but it's my favorite so far.

    I actually cloned it and brewed it at the house with the help of the head brewer. It's really, really good.
  6. j47paco

    j47paco Initiate (111) Dec 19, 2010 California
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    It's released a few times throughout the year. However, the last couple of batches have not seen distribution and have been brewery only releases.
  7. dipaguy

    dipaguy Initiate (155) Feb 20, 2011 Florida
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    Thanks!! Any idea when the next brewery realease is?
  8. frognot

    frognot Aspirant (239) May 20, 2009 Texas

    Gotta go with FFF Dreadnaught.
  9. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,219) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Double Sunshine or Abrasive. I'm not picky :wink:
  10. j47paco

    j47paco Initiate (111) Dec 19, 2010 California
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    Not sure. They usually announce it through Facebook or through their email newsletter, that's how I find out. Cheers!
  11. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    KR Citra
    Citra Ninja-Pipeworks
    Rye'd the lightning
    Rye'd da tiger
    Too Many to name. Love me some Citra!
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  12. Zhiguli

    Zhiguli Initiate (140) Jul 12, 2012 California

    It's good. Have you tried knuckle sandwich ?
  13. canuck

    canuck Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2012

    zombie dust
  14. erikl48

    erikl48 Initiate (176) Jun 29, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    ZD is the best, although I never had Kern.

    Gotta love Victory Headwaters, though.
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  15. damjadi

    damjadi Initiate (195) Sep 17, 2003 Oregon

    Orange Crush from Mad Fox Brewery in Falls Church, VA!
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  16. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (1,526) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Susan is mostly Citra, but a blend of two other additional hops to balance things out.

    Kern Citra and Zombie Dust. Citra is tough to get right when used exclusively I would guess.
  17. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    NEBCO Fuzzy Baby Ducks is out-of-control good and I can't wait to get another growler or two the next time they make some.
  18. dunix

    dunix Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2011 Vermont

  19. ao125

    ao125 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2010 Virginia

    I'm a fan of "For Others" from DC Brau.
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  20. Beach_Bum

    Beach_Bum Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Illinois

    Zombie Dust. I wish all questions were this easy.
  21. BT_Bobandy

    BT_Bobandy Defender (646) Feb 20, 2011 Ohio
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    White Rajah. Pretty heavy on the Citra Hops
  22. eric5bellies

    eric5bellies Meyvn (1,394) Jun 9, 2006 Australia

    Just tried the Duvel Tripel Hop 2012 (Citra)

  23. DAllspaw

    DAllspaw Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2009 Indiana

    my thoughts exactly, Victory is very nice Pale Ale.
  24. gator79

    gator79 Disciple (328) Nov 1, 2008 Florida
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    Terrapin So Fresh and So Green Green used Citra this year. It was a very good beer.
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  25. Namaste108

    Namaste108 Aspirant (206) Sep 14, 2010 Michigan

    Dark Horse Artic Dekoorc Eert. Hopefully to be bottled for the first time next spring!
  26. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Aspirant (232) Sep 25, 2010 Vermont
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    Double Sunshine (Freshies coming in the early new year)
    Triple Play IPA
    Hill Farmstead Citra
    Portsmouth Hop Harvest #2
    Zombie Dust

    Citra is absolutely my favorite hop.

    I need to get some Kern River
  27. ipas-for-life

    ipas-for-life Disciple (347) Feb 28, 2012 Virginia
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    Orange Whip* and it is one of my favorites also. Maybe not the right thread for this beer but I had Sam's White water Ipa for the first time on draft last week. First thing I tasted was the citra. Solid easy drinking beer.
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  28. Keffa

    Keffa Defender (634) Jan 8, 2009 Ohio
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    Unfortunately, no. I got to try Simtra thanks to an extremely generous BA who saw I was getting married and took it upon himself to send me an unsolicited box.

    Leschkie, I still owe you, brother. Soon :slight_smile:
  29. chocosushi

    chocosushi Initiate (0) May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

  30. KRBCEric

    KRBCEric Initiate (131) Jan 6, 2009 California

    Tentatively planning a release on Feb 1,2,3 (Super Bowl Weekend). It would be similar to the last few releases; brewery only with bottle limits each day. This release is just SPECULATIVE since we have not brewed it yet, but it will be somewhere around that time. We will post more info (Facebook, e-mail list, twitter etc) when we know for sure.
  31. oya1time

    oya1time Initiate (121) Dec 23, 2010 California

    Kern Citra
    Zombie Dust
  32. DNICE555

    DNICE555 Champion (816) Aug 13, 2008 Connecticut
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    Fuzzy Baby Ducks, Zombie Dust, and Abrasive.
  33. Zhiguli

    Zhiguli Initiate (140) Jul 12, 2012 California

    I just had it recently as well and found it very surprising and very nice. Then I had a knuckle sandwich and I thought it was much better (although different hop profile). Then had a Simtra again to confirm. Check it out when you can. SImtra is a bit crazy at 10$ too
  34. Keffa

    Keffa Defender (634) Jan 8, 2009 Ohio
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    If Simtra were local to me, I'd gladly pay 10 bucks. I'd buy a case. I'll try Knuckle when I get a chance. Right now money is kind of an issue, so...
  35. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (3,489) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    My favorite commercially brewed Citra beers are Hill Farmstead Citra Pale Ale and Double Citra; those beers are excellent!

    I homebrewed an all Citra hopped IPA and that beer was awesome. If anybody is considering homebrewing (and is a hop head) then homebrewing an all Citra hopped beer (Pale Ale, IPA or DIPA) is a great way to start. Homebrewing Pale Ales and IPAs are relatively easy and you will likely end of up a fresh and tasty beer that you will absolutely love (assuming you like Citra hops)!

  36. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    Double Sunshine was amazing. Close second -> Zombie Dust
  37. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,446) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I am quite fond of Kern River Citra and Zombie Dust.
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  38. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 California
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    Kern citra should be released again in Feb next year Im so excited i live by the brewery and their release is how i stock my cellar haha
  39. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (708) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    I probably should have held my breath.
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  40. darkmoon66

    darkmoon66 Aspirant (248) Oct 8, 2011 California
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    Ruination 10th Anniversary
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