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RATINGS: 1798   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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brad (364) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - SEP 19, 2005
12 oz. bottle: Pours a lightly hazy golden color with a diminishing white head. Aromas are of light hops, no real apricot notes. Flavor is the same with mellow hops, and maybe some light apricot sweetness.


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 (232) - 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 can’t 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 haven’t 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 (1672) - 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 (322) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (226) - Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2014
Very pleasant aroma of apricot and citrus. Taste is strong picot, citrus, grapefruit, bittersweet, some alcohol but blended nicely. A good beer to sip on in the spring or summer!


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