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RATINGS: 1870   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (581) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Appearance is a deep amber. Aroma is a sweet hop. Taste is slightly bitter and a little fruity. Overall pretty well balanced.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (119) - ISRAEL - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Clear amber with no head. Aroma of date honey, malty, notes of apricots. Sweet malty flavor, notes of apricots, caramel, medium hoppy bitterness, light sourness, woody. Medium carbonation. Medium body. Sweet aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ComradeK (1010) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber, with a smallish off-white head, which lasts reasonably well, and leaves a little lacing. Dried apricot, toffee malt and resin hops make up the aroma. A mixture of dried apricot and strong citrus hops introduces it, with a sweeter apricot flavour joining caramel malt in the mid-palate. Sweet citrus hops finish it off. Not bad, but I have to say I’m still not 100% convinced on apricots as a beer ingredient.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3070) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Love the rabbit on the label. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Nose is full of sticky sweet apricot, quite resinous, with caramel, brown sugar and stewed raisin in there. Some pine and apricot clearly take the focus with moderate toffee and sticky sweet and stewed fruits playing a part. Drinks easy enough but nothing special

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 2, 2014
Amber colour. Medium bodied, apricots, citrus fruits, sweet, not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1190) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syzzer (590) - Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle with my great friend josh 7-26-14. Much like a good IPA with hint of apricot. Cloudy orange color with white sticky head. 8.8 bd 8.3 joshk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3896) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Good integration of apricot and IPA elements here. Pours orange with OK head and lacing. Light bitter finish with some malt. Some citrus. Tap at Rehoboth Beach brewpub.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1801) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
12 oz, sediment-free bottle. Clear reddish-amber with a good beige head and very good lacing Feel: medium body; Crisp, medium+ carbonation. Smell: soft fruits not specifically apricot with a clear spicy hop presence. Taste: lightly spicy, APA hop level; solid malt backbone; fruity with subtle apricot O: interesting and worthwhile IPA variant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3219) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2014
Rich amber pour light beige head strong medium carbonation aromas pine apricot citrus note of tropical the flavours medium bitter nice apricot crisp citrus lemon grapefruit caramel malt pine nice rich IPA the finish good sweetness lasting bitter apricot taste very well balanced IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1301) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a deep golden orange with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit like apricot of course, caramel, citrus and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hoppy finish. Nice stuff.


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