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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
People sometimes describe the aromas and flavors of hoppy IPAs as “grapefruit.” Hell, why not use some then? Widmer’s brewing team used a simple IPA recipe and added a generous amount of dried grapefruit peel to the end of the boil. The aroma is a melody of citrus, with a slight spice undertone, accentuated by the use of Citra hops. The flavor is that of nice hop forward IPA with the bitterness of grapefruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (5237) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Hazy light orange with a small, white head. Scent is grapefruit, citrus...very faint. Taste is mild, sweet grapefruit with a spiced tingle...malt.. Very soft, easy. Bitter is quite subdued throughout. A rather quiet IPA. Enjoyable..nice balance.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2711) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 8, 2012
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped 08:37NH-JUN2012. It pours a light copper orange color with a fizzy head. The aroma is nicely hopped with the floral variety. A little breaded malts too. The body is creamy and medium. The taste is bitter from start to finish with a vibrant floral and lightly lingering finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7371) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle. Citric, dank, and grassy, with light malty sweetness and a medium bitter hoppy finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 1, 2012
12 oz Bottle at Memphis Meis in Ossining NY. Nice deep golden pour with a fluffy head. Hops, Grapfruit and pine with just a hint of Cinnimon keep this beer highly refreshing while eating NY BBQ. Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bottled June 05 so not old but not quite off the bottling line fresh either. Bright orange yellow, so-so head, scant lace. Smells like grapefruit (surprise) and hops, citrus. Taste is grapefruit, hops, a hint of malt to hold it together. Very, very easy drinking IPA and I thought it would be good since I liked the X-114 IPA. Overall, I’d buy this again. Not the hoppiest IPA but hoppy enough. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-18-2012 03:41:03

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gpekar (481) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Poured a crystal clear golden amber with a tall foamy off-white head. Ther were lots of carbonation bubbles rising up in the glass that lasted for the entire glass. The was a nice fruity aroma with apricot, tangerine and orange, but not much grapefruit. However there was a nice mild grapefruit flavor in the beer with a slightly bitterness like the rind of a grapefruit. The head dropped to about 1 finger and left some light clingy lacing. The finish mellowed away from the bitterness and was morerefreshing citrus one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Clear pale color. White frothy head. I don't detect any abnormal amount of grapefruit. It goes well. A very enjoyable IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5214) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 8, 2012
This draft brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized white colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a softly carbonated transparent light orange colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was malt hop. The smooth mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and strongly tingly at the finish with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of green hops. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
grimreaperguru (252) - santee, California, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Pours a light cloudy orange with a short lived head.The aroma was a nice floral citrus hop sent.The flavor was a light funky bitter taste.The body was medium with a nasty bitter aftertaste.Overall not a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1537) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2012
You know, the grapefruit isn’t such a bad idea. It makes a dry beer a little more juicy, and it makes a spicy beer like this one a little more lively on the other end of the spectrum. Bright and well-hopped. The malts are a bit mushy and plain. Damp palate.

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