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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20464) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2013
Draft @ Toronado, San Francisco, CA. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
18th August 2012
Light haze on this amber beer. Tidy pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and smooth with a little fine carbonation. Nice hops - nettley pine and tangy sherbet ciitrus. Finishes smooth with an intense hoppy aftertaste. Really like the sherbet character here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
bottle at home ... amber ... thin white lacing ... soft toffe malt (the same one i dont like) ... big grapefuit nose ... sweet fruits ... mellow soft grapefruit ... light amount of that malt ... ligth gentle grapefruit linger. ... huge fresh grapefruit (as in i feel ive just eaten a grapefruit) finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17672) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle. Hazy golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma of grass and floers. Taste is nicely bitter grass and pine. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (15322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2012
Draught at Beer Authority, NYC. Golden beer with a nice white head, leaving nice lading in the glass. Pineapple aroma, peach, grapes, mango, pine needles, hay, fruit cocktail, citrus, dry grassy, pine, juniper berries. Hoppy peach flavor, pineapple, woody, citrus, grapefruit notes. Very refreshing and rather on the fruity side. Full bodied and with a pleasant hop, grass and peach finish. Fresh American IPA:s should be brewed in Sweden instead!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Pours a clear golden orange with a white head. Tons of grapefruit aroma to this. Nice and citric, some tangerine, a hint of orange peel, and some pine. Floral and pine notes are well represented as well. Minimal malt character. The flavor is heavy on the citric quality of the grapefruit. Moderate bitterness with minimal malt flavor and sweetness. Light floral hop character followed by pine and a touch of grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13925) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
Hazy amber w thin head. Aroma is kind if stale hop, but lots of it w piney notes. Fruity, w lots of pithy bitterness and it is quite a robust, fresh ipa, despite what I smelled at first.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12959) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours very light amber with a sturdy bubbly/foamy off-white head. Aroma of resin and light cat pee. Med body or better. Flavor is amazing. Citrus/pine followed by ? which quickly becomes very firm grapefruit rind. So we’re talking grapefruit zest here? And pink grapefruit or "normal"? It’s damn bitter. This has almost as much grapefruit as Pink Killer, but it’s so much more "normal". If you want your mouth twisted, try this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12501) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Large off-white head atop clear light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, light bread, spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some orange, light bread, spicy. Medium body, some resin, nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12408) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate citrus hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Very good brew.

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