Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling grapefruits, grapefruit-like.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, grapefruits.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Three varieties -- Cascade, Chinook and Citra -- give the beer a sharp, grapefruity aroma that mellows into a more complex fruitiness (there are notes of peach, melon and mango) after a few sips.

    Beer: Farm-to-glass drinking

  • Marlborough is known for its crisp, grapefruity Sauvignon Blancs (that even red devotees appreciate), but there are plenty of other varietals worth trying, especially the Rieslings (which tend to be less sweet than most), sparkling wines and Pinot Noirs.

    Meg Hemphill: A Tour of New Zealand Wine Country

  • Isobionics, a company in the Netherlands, says it began selling in June the orangey valencene produced through fermentation and plans to use the same process for grapefruity nootkatone next year.

    Allylix Taps Biotech For New Smells

  • A grapefruity Eau de Cologne with vague mahogany basenotes.

    This week: Conrad Black, Nick Griffin and Keith Chegwin

  • Its summer wheat beer, the aromatic, grapefruity Lil Sumpin 'Sumpin', is actually hoppier and higher in alcohol (7.3 percent) than the brewery's IPA.

    Beer: A week to remember

  • This new release has a little more oomph: a grapefruity hop aroma (from classic Pacific Northwest hop strains Chinook, Centennial and Cascade), and a dry, spicy finish from a pinch of rye (a very nontraditional grain for this style).

    Beer: Mowing down summer thirst

  • I sprayed perfume in the air and walked through it for a light, grapefruity scent.

    Crescendo

  • Body: light bodied for an IPA, with a surprisingly clean finish that leaves a bit of lemony/grapefruity bitterness on the back of the throat

    Beer Review: Bubblejack IPA

  • Flavor: supremely balanced with a strong maltiness offset by a big hoppiness; while the cascades are evident mostly in the aroma, there is a strong grassy/hoppy bitterness with only a touch of the grapefruity cascades; I wish I could tell you about the finish, but I'm not sure I ever tasted it

    Consider It A Lesson Learned

  • Easy to find and affordable, I'm just about bathing in it this summer - it stands up to sweltering humidity with a crisp, grapefruity scent that dries down to a soft, clean floral base.

    Citruses that pack a punch: Parfums Delrae Eau Illuminee and Jo Malone Grapefruit

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.