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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
Made with only six ingredients. Malted 2-row barley, palisade hops, orange blossom honey, White Labs California Ale Yeast, apricots and San Diego carbon filtered tap water. Low bitterness is balanced by tart apricots with a sweet but not cloying finish. Barmy Ale can be aged up to eight years with a strong honey wine character emerging if cellared. Be careful not to be the barmiest of them all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2015
Draught at Ballast Point, Linda Vista Road, San Diego. Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Malty apricot aroma, caramel, grapes, peach notes, some biscuits. Malty fruity flavor, caramel, apricots, citrus and grapes. Decent fruity ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
KamGoPro (173) - Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Sweet candied sugar nose and start with plenty of alcohol. Light apricot throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7342) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Draft. Pours golden orange with a thin white head. Fruity apricot base, with a bit of ethanol boozy notes, mild-moderate sweetness, and a sharp fruity and boozy finish. Decent, but just a bit too big.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (1395) - Garching, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2015
Taster at the brewery. Apricots aroma, some spicy yeasts. Taste is thick oily apricots, sweet, oily mouthfeel. Quite boozy. A little bit too strong for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBunker (956) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2015
On tap at Blind Pig. Pours golden with a foamy white head. Aroma is of apricots, hops, and malt. Taste is huge on the apricots, with a lot of hops. Has a nice malt backbone. The alcohol is definitely present, and gives it a nice kick. Lingering boozy apricot taste. Mouthfeel is light and sticky. Body is sticky. This drinks very easy. I like this one a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose and taste are apricot, sweet, tangy, good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 27, 2015
[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ BP Little Italy ][ $2 ][ Stemmed Flute ][ 3.21.15 ]
>> Clear deep orange pour, weak foam. Nose is medicinal, cough syrup. Taste is big white grape, cough syrup, mild acid, somewhat fruity, fusel. Biting paper end. Was not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2015
On tap at Hops ands Pie poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering ivory head. Aromas of bread, apricot and light honey. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of apricot, bread and a hint of honey with a smooth dry lingering apricot finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (9317) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/20/15] Draught at Ballast Point Old Grove in San Diego. As Barmy Ale. Clear orange. Aroma of apricots, a bit of honey and alcohol. Sweet and slightly sourish flavor with honey, caramel, apricots and alcohol. Medium-bodied. Decent but too boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PacNWDad (107) - Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2014
10/18/2014. On draft at Chuck’s 85th as part of a 4-Ballast Point beer sampler. Clear golden-brown color, medium amoount of head, mottled in appearance. Some lace on the sides. Bready, apricot aroma, some grassy hops. Flavor is mostly sweet, and a bit sour, not very bitter. Heavy, thick body, some alcohol burn, full mouth feel and long finish. Not particularly carbonated. Interesting beer.

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