9 of the Best Grapefruit Beers

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9 of the Best Grapefruit Beers

I’m not sure when it happened exactly, but in the last few years, grapefruit has gone from being that thing old people ate at breakfast to being one of the hottest adjuncts in the craft beer world. If you love grapefruit, you’re living in a wonderful time; You can find the fruit being added to everything from bitter IPAs to dry saisons. It makes sense that breweries would start adding grapefruit to their beer, since a handful of popular hop varieties already mimic flavors of the fruit (hello Citra and Cascade!). Hell, the juicy/bitter aspects of grapefruit have helped define West Coast IPAs for decades. Now, breweries aren’t being so subtle, adding the pulp, juice, zest or rind of the fruit to the beer at various stages of the brewing process. Here are nine grapefruit beers, from IPAs to sours, you need to drink now.