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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A light and refreshing Belgian style ale made with fresh apricots and coriander spice.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 4, 2001
Sweet and spicy; this peachy-coloured ale is fantastically refreshing, with great balance between bursting fruit, zesty coriander and pale malt notes. Highly enjoyable on the warmest November day I’ve ever experienced in my life.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2009
on tap-pours a white head and hazy gold/amber color. Aroma is mild apricot/peach, medium malt. Taste is apricot/lemon/peach pit, medium malt, coriander/somewhat sweet, peppery. Finishes slightly tart/tangy/grass, Ok effervescence. Slightly syrupy mouth feel, medium body.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hopscotch (9064) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2003
Cloudy, very light yellow beer. The nose is nice, but it's way too mild. Perfectly balanced flavor, but nondescript. Thin ale with a fizzy mouthfeel. Pretty pathetic, really... for a micro.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2010
On tap at the Bethlehem location. Poured a medium golden color with an averaged sized off white head. Yep, aromas and tastes of apricot and coriander/spices.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7826) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2007
Draft at BBW. Medium goldish pour with very little off-white head. I got a spicy and fruity aroma, with definite apricot and some pale malt. The flavor started spicy, and then the apricot kicked in, all the while retaining a very refreshing quality. Medium to light palate heft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Pours orange with a thin white head. Smells of coriander and oranges. Taste is initially soappy before mellowing out to reveal the apricot.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2010
Allentown. Pours a medium copper with some chill haze and a thinning head. Aroma is medium apricot essence, seems slightly fake, with some doughy toasted malts, wheat character, yeasty phenolics and even a hint of salt? Flavor is more apricot with some pineapple it seemed, crackery dull malts, and light peppery yeasty spicy notes. A slight bit slick.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (4896) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2010
On tap, Bethlehem. Slightly hazy copper body with a small fizzy off-white head. The nose is full of over-ripe apricots. Lighter coriander and some caramel malt. Smells kind of like a fruit smoothie. The flavor is like biting into a fresh apricot in mid-summer, very natural tasting. Estery, with the coriander coming out a bit more on the finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, not clingy at all with a lingering spicy finish. Overall, a pretty damn good for a fruit beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4470) - Milton, Delaware, USA - FEB 6, 2009
On tap at Bethlehem locaiton. Pours a translucent copper with golden notes and a medium creamy white head that laced. Aroma of light apricot, Belgian yeast esters, bready malt and a touch of the coriander. Flavor of dougy malt, very like corriander and apricot and Belgian yeast spicy notes there as well. Kind of reminds me of a Belgian single ale with just a faint touch of the fruit and spice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2883) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2006
Hey, I’ll admit it, I liked this one. The appearance was the weakest part, very little head and no lacing. The aroma was spicey, coriander most prominent over the light fruity aroma (although w/o the description, I couldn’t identify apricots specifically). Flavor came across as a witbier with apricots lightly mixed in (again, the fruits didn’t dominate this one). A little more fruity and sweet than the average witbier, but a neat twist on the style. Couldn’t drink as many of these strait on through, like I could wits, but a nice finishing drink.


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