Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog’s brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Lagunitas Brewing Company CitruSinensis Pale Ale – Ale Brewed With Natural Blood Orange Juice. I picked up a six pack of this gem at Santa Clara Liquors (here). If you get a chance, head in there and tell ‘em that Mark from NorCal Beer Blog sent you. You’ll be glad you did – they have an incredible selection!
From the Lagunitas Brewing Company website: “We took some fresh Sanguinello Blood oranges, juiced ’em, concentrated that juice (without heat) and threw it into a wheatier version of our New Dogtown Pale Ale. The end result? A refreshingly hopped pale-ish ale with a huge citrus burst!”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours a clear light orange color with a white head and soapy lacing.
Aroma: Fresh and sweet blood oranges, tropical and other citrus hops, pale and bready malt notes.
Taste: Sweet blood oranges, citrus, tropical and a touch of pine hops, pale and bready malts, s
Source: NorCal Beer Blog
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