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RATINGS: 1799   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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3.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CaptainTitus (18) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Rating 15- I really liked the aroma and look of this beer but I was surprised by how light it seemed. I was a bit disappointed by the beer and I didnít think the apricot flavor came through as much as I wanted it to. This is not a bad beer by any means but it just didnít knock my socks off.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rperez (110) - Florida, USA - APR 24, 2014
Lots of hops but not overly bitter, you can really taste the apricots! A good balanced beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paincane (91) - Georgia, USA - APR 20, 2014
Rich amber well-carbonated body w/ a tan head. Fruity apricot & floral nose. Apricot, malt backbone & crisp hoppy bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
retinadoc (120) - - APR 20, 2014
Draft. Forward, hoppy aroma, with above average carbonation. Punchy hop and malt flavors; very tasty mouth feel. Smooth and minimally bitter finish belies its IPA style and relatively high ABV. Surprisingly drinkable and not astringent like other IPAs. Would definitely drink again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubblehouse (234) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 19, 2014
Not bad. A mild aroma but it looks good poured out of the bottle. Not to hoppy and the apricot flavor comes through nicely.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matty (156) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear dark amber with an off-white that eventually settles down to a film. Aroma is sweet - malt, fruit with some hops. Taste has a nice balance of malt and hops. There is a slight sourness in the finish from the fruit. Good beer but personally, I canít drink more than one or two at time.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2156) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle, hard to believe I havenít rated this one yet, pours a clear dark amber red with a white head, aroma has a nice amount of fruit and apricot but has a touch of hops too, the flavor has a light amount of fruit on the front end with a finish of sweet malt, not great by any means but still drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (1673) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2014
Pours an amber gold with a thin white head. Aroma of bitter citrusy hops, tropical fruit, sweet caramel malt. Taste is bitter grapefruit, slightly sweet and fruity, maybe a touch of apricot. Not much apricot but a tasty ipa.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TimsRatings (366) - - APR 15, 2014
On tap at Ridgewood (Raleigh). Pours amber with light head. Very mild sweet apricot aroma. Not sure if the combo hop/apricot flavor hits the spot, though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierkitty (153) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours amber-copper with small head. Aroma of spicy, fruity citrus hops. There is a little fruit flavor in the malt base, but mostly the apricots add a fruity dimension to the hops. Tasty with a nice dry minimally bitter finish. Not as much aroma as I like, but still a delicious beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (324) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours a transparent copper with a foamy white head. Has a floral aroma. Flavor is floral hops and semisweet apricot, almost sour. This is a very pleasant fruit ipa.


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