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Dogfish Head ApriHop

Formerly brewed at Dogfish Head Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Milton, Delaware USA
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 1964   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A strong IPA brewed with real apricots and finished with whole leaf Willamette and Cascade hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (5431) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 9, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours golden orange with a nice off-white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and malt. Taste is citrus, caramel malt, pine, and a bit of apricot. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlisle (517) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Draft. Bronze color with off-white head and some lacing. Malt aroma. Tastes more like an amber ale. Apricot not all that noticeable; hole flavor underwhelming. Overall, disappointing, especially for Dogfish Head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klk343 (162) - - JUL 23, 2015
Clear brown. Not a whole lot of flavor. For really notice the apricots. Definitely drinkable but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobBestwick (831) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2015
On draught. Sweet hoppy/apricot aroma. Deep bronze in colour with a solid white head. Mild and sweet hoppy flavour with apricot notes. Medium bodied. Some malts in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (1156) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Golden in color. Aromas of apricot, citrus and caramel. Flavors of citrus with apricot and hints of caramel . Moderately bittersweet on the palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (1348) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle. Deep orangey-gold pour, medium off-white head. Nose is caramelly malt, some grain, and dried apricot with a hint of wet cardboard. Mouth is more of the same. I dig me some DFH brew, but this particular one is average at best. Just an FYI... this is not a Fruit Beer. Besides being misclassified (this is an IPA) ’fruit beer’ is the stupidest (and laziest) fucking category on RateBeer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocJitsu (1684) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Pours an amber-golden with a creamy light tan head. Tangy nose. Full, soft mouthfeel with some scrubbing carbonation. I pick up the apricot flavor. Some citrus gets involved as well. A little confusing on the palate, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (3195) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Pours a orange color with white head. Apricot, slight soapy, grainy aromas. Apricot, old apples, herbal hop flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1767) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is fruity malt, apricot, and pine. Flavor is sweet caramel malt with some fruit notes and slight apricot flavors. Finishes with earthy, pine hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (1286) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Amber pour, quick white head. Nose is caramel malt, whiff of alcohol. Bitter. Middle is malt backbone, very soft apricots, something vaguely vegetal. Finish shows bitterness from alcohol and hops. Not my favorite Dogfish offering.

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