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Widmer’s X-114 IPA With Grapefruit Is Shaddock

I calculate this to be the 4th addition to Widmer Brother’s Rotator IPA SeriesShaddock IPA.  The Rotator series features a rotating lineup of hoppy IPAs.  Preceeding Shaddock, is Falconer’s IPA, and O’Ryely IPAX-144 IPA.  This new is actually X-114 IPA brewed with with grapefruit peels.

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.

Availability: 12oz bottles, Draft
Style: IPA
Arrival: TBA

7% ABV

 

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