Tonight I'm enjoying a Grapefruit IPA from pete b. It is quite clear with just a faint hint of hop haze (or maybe citrus oil haze?). The color is amber/copper that appears to have a faint pinkish-stained hue. At least that's what I'm seeing - no clue if the grapefruits were pink or white (sorry no pic!)
The nose has a great juicy citrus and stonefruit aroma. It reminds me a bit of a fruit juice cocktail. I could see this being served in a tiki glass garnished with an umbrella. On the palate I get citrus and a bit of toasty/bready malt, that quickly turns into a clinging resin note down the center of the tongue. The bitterness is firm, but not harsh. The finish is crisp, with a lingering resinous bite.
This is a really nice IPA. The grapefruit character is present, but well-balanced with the hops. It is hard to tell where the grapefruit stops and the hops begin, which is really the butter zone for this type of citrus IPA. My personal preference would be to roll back the resin character a bit, but that's just where my palate has been as of late. But frankly, this is a damn good beer. If a small brewery put out a beer like this, it could easily be a flagship brew. Killer beer, Pete!