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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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An ale brewed with lemon peel and natural flavors and grapefruit juice added.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1561) - Michigan, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle. Hazy hay colored with a white head. Grapefruit, citrus and wheat. Better than expected.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
overkill2006 (4) - Alabama, USA - MAY 19, 2015 does not count
The most refreshing beer I have ever tasted. It is almost like drinking alcoholic sprite.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (6387) - Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a very hazy deeper grapefruit with fizzy white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of grapefruit, mild yeast, and some lemon zest. Tastes like it smells, with less grapefruit and more yeast, and a medium-bodied mouthfeel. Not bad, and better than the Apple Ale.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
seymour (1623) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Tasted on draft at 2015 St. Louis Microfest in a willi becher glass. It poured a murky golden colour with no head. Mushy, synthetic grapefruit juice flavoured sugar water, no trace of grain nor beer body. Eh. Offensive. Geez, a mustache logo wheat beer grapefruit shandy…how shamelessly trendy can you be? Fail. Boston Beer Company, you should be ashamed of yourselves.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ronaldtheriot (1472) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Illusive Traveler Grapefruit Ale has a thin, frothy, white head, a murky, milky, yellow-straw appearance, and little lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is of citrus juice and white wheat bread. The flavor is the same, with citrus tartness and acidity. Mouthfeel is medium and fluffy, and Illusive Traveler Grapefruit Ale finishes tart and sweet. RJT

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyScallywag (101) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2015
I'm kinda over these shandys only because they're showing up everywhere. I did like this, but like all of these, they're a little too filling and way too low in ABV. This tastes exactly like the original curious traveler shandy but finishes with a nice grapefruit taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (913) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2015
Sweet grapefruit smell in a juicy juice spritzer kinda way, slightly cloudy, taste is bittersweet with touch of grapefruit finish

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SteveOrz85 (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2015
12 oz bottle. Grapefruit aroma. Lightly sweet grapefruit taste. Lightly bitter long finish. Overall ok tasting beverage. Different. Not necessarily a well crafted beer. probably a good summer tailgate beer for those who like citrus.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DedicatedToFun (3701) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is grapefruit, taste is grapefruit, not my thing

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (197) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2015
Draft. Citrus aroma--primarily orange with grapefruit notes. Cloudy gold color with white head and minimal lacing. Sweet, orange citrus flavor upfront with grapefruit asserting itself in the finish. Not bad for a shandy; very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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