rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
KamGoPro (173) - Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sweet candied sugar nose and start with plenty of alcohol. Light apricot throughout.
blipp (7342) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 7, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
SinH4 (1395) - Garching, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
BeerBunker (956) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose and taste are apricot, sweet, tangy, good
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 27, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
[ 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.
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
DSG (9317) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[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.
PacNWDad (107) - Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.