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RATINGS: 1858   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A strong IPA brewed with real apricots and finished with whole leaf Willamette and Cascade hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (73) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Crystal-clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel and apricots, grapefruit. Flavour of caramel malt, citrus hops, sweetish apricot. I was hoping to like this beer but it didn’t quite work for me. A lower abv beer with a tart rather than sweet flavour profile would be my preference.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tonkun (756) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Tap at brewery. Amber pour with a white head. Apricot, pine, grapefruit, citrus. Medium body with good carbonation. Slight bitterness in the finish. Interesting

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RRistow12 (215) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Tasted from draft. Pours a nice amber with white head. Aroma of apricot, orange peel, grapefruit and pine. Taste is definite apricot mixed with bitter hops. Actually blends quite nice. One of the best fruit beers I've had. Some pine notes and citrus fruit flavors. Medium bodied. Excellent for a fruit beer and above average for an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1146) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Clear, amber-copper pour with a frothy, white head. The aroma has an interesting mixture of apricot, herbs, and a touch of pine. It has a medium body with slightly oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is bittersweet with just a hint of fruit and a slightly dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Modularman (97) - - JUN 27, 2014
Smell of sweet fruit, appearance is amber with white head, taste is fruit little malt and little bitterness. Good beer, can’t detect any apricot.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_MedievAle (133) - Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2014
A - Dank orange weed. App - tangerine body with lively carb bubbles; frothy white head. crystal clear. T - bitter orange peel, sweet apricot, salty and kind of harshly bitter finish. P - thin to oily with lively carb; bitter and abrupt finish. O - lives up to its name, although the apricot flavors are toned down quite a bit due to aggressive hops. would like to see a juicier apricot flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rolimcarmo (6) - - JUN 22, 2014 does not count
Appearance: nice carbonation, light copper color, excellent head retention and lacing. Aroma: apricot, ripe fruit, toffee, fresh Taste: malt, toffee, apricot, some bitterness and tart from the fruit after taste: some dryness and tart Very fresh and very pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkharper2007 (14) - Grovetown, Georgia, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Aroma is nice, slight hint of bitterness sweet and fruity. Pours a dark golden color with a thick off white head. Lacing is great and head retention is decent. Apricot taste front and middle and hops on the end. Very palatable and smooth. Great beer, I’ve been skeptical when I’ve seen it but am pretty impressed. Great brew. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a dogfish head glass.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1426) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home prior to seeing the band Radioactivity, which will be good! Appearance is a light golden brown with a moderate white head. Aroma is hoppy with notes of apricot, really nice leafy hop aroma. Taste finishes equal parts tart and bitter, apricot has a very nice flavor to it, nicely balanced between fruit and hops. This one’s a real winner.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (694) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours clear amber, with a touch of orange and a 2-finger bone-colored head. Mild piney hops aroma mixed with some sweet apricot. Medium body with a mild syrupy thickness and a lightly dry finish. Flavor of piney hops with the apricot underneath.


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