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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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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3.7
Oscbert (1321) - Lincoln, California, USA - SEP 10, 2012
~Citrus grapefruit aroma and biscuity, bready malts.
~Pours hazy amber gold with lasting creamy white head.
~Lot of grapefruit flavor, bitter grapefruit with bready maltiness.
~med full bodied, med CO2, light abrubt bitter finish.
~I like the grapefruit in this and the quick finish. Makes me want more after each sip.

3.2
Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2012
dark gold pour with thick foamy head.
aroma is grapefruit and caramel. lighter pine.
body is fairly light.
Flavour is biscuity, caramel, light pine and muted grapefruit citrus.

3.9
rlgk (18844) - 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!!!

3.4
thirdeye11 (6162) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2012
(12oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye dated May 9, 2012) clear medium gold, ring of fine white bubbles. Nose of sage, very dank, peppercorn, grapefruit peel. Taste is a little dank also, caramel, medium bitterness, medium oily body.

3.2
BillHick420 (471) - NORWAY - SEP 6, 2012
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Strong, sweet nose of grape and some citrus. Literally a bitter sweet arrival of the hops and sweet notes of the grape. Decent brew, but I find the mouth feel and this odd gap between the bitterness and the hops. Hard to explain.

3.5
MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2012
On tap 1/2 pint at Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, MD. Clear bright amber copper with buff head and excellent lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, pine and biscuit malt. Taste of grapefruit, pine and caramel malt. Medium body with medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
rbrazell (1763) - Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Draft at Momo's. Clear golden pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, grapefruit, light pine, and underlying malts. Weird balance of flavors feature tropical fruit up front and a quick bitter finish. Medium light bodied. Could have been executed better.

3.8
csaso (2334) - Missouri, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Tap - good size foamy head, medium copper color, nice big grapefruit hop aroma and flavor, mils sweet malt backbone - if you like the citrus & grapefruit style IPAs, you will like this

3.5
Travlr (26232) - Charlotte, North Carolina, 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.

4.8
cmkbaca (8) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2012 does not count
slightly piney, very bitter, strong citrus taste. This is IPA at its best. This is in my top 3 IPA’s, and I am an IPA snob. being a snob I won’t look this horse in the mouth, just know that It is a great beer good example of the style.


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