One of the hops this Pale Ale uses is Citra. And it certainly lives up to it’s flavour profile with this brew. The citrus and spicy zing that hits you when you first take a sip is fantastically suited to its deep amber colour.
Despite it’s use of a 5 kinds of hops, this brew still has a seemingly lighter mouthfeel then you’d expect from a pale ale. The bitterness is up there, at 35IBU. But with the strong citrus hops, the bitterness had to be upped to balance out the flavours.
Lightly carbonated, but clearly this was perfected through various incarnations of the brew. I feel that if it had any more or less CO2, the citrus and spiced notes would pop way too much, or not at all.
A fantastic addition to anyone’s fridge of regulars.