Grapefruit Revolution IPA
Shades Brewing

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Style:
IPA - American
ABV:
4%
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Avg:
4.12 | pDev: 11.17%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
5
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Shades Brewing
 
Utah, United States
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Year-round
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hoptheology from South Dakota

3.83/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz can from Hinda65 into a Yakima Valley wide mouthed glass.

Really deep juicy orange color with a tall creamy head of 3 fingers, receding gradually to 1/2 finger.

Aromas of juicy general citrus, some sulfur, a little burnt tire rubber, and a bit of grapefruit seltzer.

Flavor brings grapefruit flesh and orange peel both, followed by some cracker/breadiness, lemon icing, and finally a finish of lemon wafer cookie.

Feel is acidic and juicy with some heaviness and hardness to it, almost like hard water, with a moderate to heavy alcohol presence and some acidity and lingering resins on the finish.

Overall not a bad IPA. A good one to jam on for a half an hour while watching YouTube videos.

Mar 05, 2020
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stevoj from Idaho

3.49/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle from Harmons. Yellow, hazy body with small frothy head. Aroma is citrusy, grapefruits, hint of lemon. Taste is more citrus, very light, but the body is nice. A bit of lingering tang.

Mar 02, 2020
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Jsteez from Utah

4.63/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I love this. It is thin in some respect...but creamy and satisfying. A nice orange julius-esque look: hazy, orange, creamy head. A citrus, grapefruit smell and a medium mouthfeel (perhaps on the lighter side of medium-bodied). Tastes like a grapefruit bomb with a herbal and malt backbone. Very juicy. A great brunch beer.

Aug 30, 2018
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UtahBeerPleb from Utah

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A very solid New England-style session IPA. Definitely lives up to its name - the grapefruit is quite prominent here. It has a creamy mouthfeel and a smooth aftertaste almost entirely lacking in bitterness. It's a little bit on the thin side, but overall very impressive for the ABV - lots of flavor and it nailed the creamy mouthfeel and juicy/fruity flavor.

Mar 05, 2018
Grapefruit Revolution IPA from Shades Brewing
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 5 ratings