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Apocalypse Brew Works Watermelon Crack

Apocalypse Brew Works Watermelon Crack
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Once you go “crack”, you will be back for this fresh taste of endless summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (3182) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2015
On tap at apocalypse. Hazy pink with small white head. Aroma is watermelon, light body, low carbonation, and some lacing. Taste is watermelon and grainy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhp40219 (447) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Growler pour from a friend. Interesting pour. Looks like pink lemonade coming out of the growler, settles into a light copper color in the glass. Pinkish white head that leaves a lot of lacing. Aroma of watermelon, wheat, white bread, and strawberries. Taste is watermelon, wheat, bread, and sugar. Long finish of watermelon and sugary sweetness. Light body, thin and watery texture, average carbonation. Overall a nice, light, crisp and refreshing beer. Would be a great beer to introduce someone into the world of craft beer with. Very easy drinker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9140) - Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Draft at Ei8ht Ball. Pours a clear dark golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have sweeter notes, watermelon juice, thin watery body, perhaps a touch of pale malts, but not much else. Maybe worth trying once for the tickers out there.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (9425) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Draft at Ei8ht Ball, served in a sampler tray. Pours a clear but deep gold with a small ring of white head. Watermelon juice throughout - sweet and watery, but kind of refreshing. Some pale malts, grass - not much else. Low carbonation, light body. Not a whole lot to it. Still, I was glad to try it because I had another watermelon beer recently that was a pleasant surprise (at Morgan Street), and this was one of two things on tap when I visited Apocalypse that I didn’t get to. Curiosity satisfied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2014
4oz on tap at Ei8ht Ball. Clear orange color. Thin ring of white head. Some short ropes of lace. Pretty nice watermelon aroma, light spice. Tastes kind of artificially sweet, but not quite as candy-like as Lost Coast’s watermelon beer. Some herbal flavor, and wheat. Moderate sweet taste, lightly spicy. Very light bit of bitterness. Light to medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Kind of a slick texture. Decent watermelon beer, not great though. Not something I’d want a whole portion of. Sort of lost interest 4oz in to my 5oz.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2852) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Taster at the ei8ht ball - nose is watermelon and strawberry. Tang. Weak for the style and this style gets a bad rap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (13609) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Tap sample. Poured clear orange color with an average fizzy white head that diminished quickly with fair lacing. Moderate tart fruity aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet green melon flavor with sweet green melon finish of moderate duration. This beer met my expectations.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndyW68 (1458) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Light reddish orange with white head. Aroma is sweet and a little musty. Taste is cross of watermelon and cucumber. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ContemplateBeer (2008) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Aroma of light, refreshing watermelon. Appearance of watermelon with sticky white head. Flavor is fresh and juicy watermelon without being overwhelming, maybe some cotton candy in there (but oddly enough not too sweet). Palate is light body, oily texture, flat carbonation and long finish. Pretty good, and interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color, medium white head. Aroma of fresh fruit and light straw. Taste is light and easy to drink, subtle fruit. Refreshing.

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