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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Lambic-style beer aged in old French oak barrels with whole, fresh apricots added. Brett, lacto, and pedio were used.


TheHOFF43's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle shared by adnielsen, thanks Aaron. palate is ruined, apricotty with some tartness. some unnamed homebrew made with apricots was much, much better than this.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (1610) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
"Hazy golden orange ale. Smells of fresh apricots & some funk. Definitely has some bugs in the barrel as well as Brett in the bottle. Flavor is quite tart, with nice interplay between sweet and sour apricot. Good wild ale. Abv could be 5 or 10%...super hard to tell with this kid of beer."

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (104) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Oaky funky citrus sour smell. Grapefruity lemon sour taste. Super tart mild vinegar. Low carb but sharp punch from the sourness

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (3564) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Batch 1 bottle thanks to Tom. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with small off white head. The aroma is strong apricot, oak, brett, yeast. Sour as hell, like an apricot warhead. Yes

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
theothermatt (167) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2014
750ml bottle split. Huge nose of funk, fruit, and a farmhouse doughiness. Extremely tart and sour that balanced by the smoothness of apricot. Not sweet at all. Finishes dry and puckering. This is one of the best balanced sours I have had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8627) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
Big sourness, aged for a year in my basement. Pretty good and drinkable. Sour with apricot taste secondary. Bright yellow, little head. Thanks Jason B.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deekyn (1185) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 15, 2013
A - pours hazy apricot/honey orange with no head. S - dried apricots, honey, and lacto. Gf says perm chemicals. M - tart and dry. Medium body. Sweet and tart. Nice. T - nice. Dried apricots, wet funky oak and lacto. Simple. O - nice. Heavy on the bugs though. 4.0

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8415) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy grapefruit juice with white head. Nose and taste of fresh apricot, French oak, fresh grapefruit, citrus and light lacto sourness. Medium body. Moderate acidity.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirdeye11 (5544) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2013
(750ml bottle) cloudy pale gold, fine white bubbles. Nose of wine barrels, wet wood, white wine, tart and vinous, apricot and peach, complex and delicious. Taste is white tart with no vinegar whatsoever, peach and huge apricot, wet wood, complex, perfectly tart. Love the linger.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPDurden24 (1579) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2013
This is a really tasty apricot sour with a lots of fruity and juicy flavors. A little vinous, plenty sour and it just tastes awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (2165) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Enjoyed with a friend. Sour fruity aroma and flavor with a nice bite. Medium body with a smooth feel.


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