RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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.

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grimreaperguru (264) - 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.

jefcon (1935) - 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.

kaser (6430) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Poured orange with fluffy head from the bottle. Sweet and citrus smell. Bitter and flat taste, but a good fruity taste. Would have again and better than I thought it would be

wlajwl (7210) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Aroma is pine/grapefruit and a grassy/bitter/resinous element. The flavor is grapefruit skin/a hint of pulp, a mild undercurrent of sweetness/juiciness, malts and a bitter and tangy finish.

vt3stick (103) - Chicago, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Grapefruit-flavored IPA. Grapefruit strong on front and hits hard. Tastes better as it goes. Grapefruit overpowers the hops but slight malts can be detected. Interesting take on IPA but ultimately unnecessary.

jcr (2784) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Draft. Clear golden body. Big, frothy white head. Aroma of grapefruit rind, toasted grain, raw hops, resin. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Grapefruit with artificial sweetener taste, but clean. A little too much of the grapefruit juice going on here and some husky grain creeps into the background. As it warms, the huskiness becomes more prominent.

Sledutah (7978) - Utah, USA - OCT 18, 2012
GABF 2012
Appearance: Clear golden with a big white head
Aroma: Grapefruit and grassy
Taste: Grassy, floral with a bitter grapefruit finish

scooterbub (1068) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - OCT 16, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a golden yellow with a thin white head that lasts. Taste is of pine, resin, citrus, hops and some grapefruit. Similar aroma. The body is decent, with a bit of bitterness and dryness. An okay beer, that falls short when compared to other IPAs.

patrick767 (4474) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 16, 2012
tap at Dash In - Pours gold-orange with an off-white lingering head. It has a citrus and flower hop aroma. The flavor is bitter and full of rich citrus with a solid malt background. Citrusy bitterness lingers on the palate along with a hint of pine and resin. Very good IPA.

cgarvieuk (26365) - 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

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