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RATINGS: 1866   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggenius29 (155) - Hamilton, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2007
The apricots come through in the finish. There is a roasted malt presence and a coffee finish.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1176) - 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 (588) - 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 (3678) - 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 (1724) - 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 (3183) - 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 (1271) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (269) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
Pours Dark amber with a small, off White head. Aroma has apricot, lots of hops, caramel and a hint of licorice. Taste is rather sweet with sweet, ripe citrus, slight apricot and a little funk. Not as apricottish as expected, but still quite nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (338) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a stemmed tulip. The initial aromas are grapefruit rind and toasted bread, but these subside (the bread more than the grapefruit) and is replaced by a strong caramel candy note, mild apricot, pine, and general citrus-like aromas. It pours a rich and oily, clear copper color topped by a big, creamy, slightly off-white head. A soapy-looking layer it retained throughout the drink, blanketing the majority of the surface and leaving a ample, sparkling bubble lace. It’s a mellow, but very present, medium bitter with a sneaky medium high sweetness. It’s slick and stick on the way down with a body that starts full, but mellows closer to medium by the end. There’s lots of creamy soft carbonation with this one. It’s smooth and juicy, finishing with pine, toasted bread, caramel candy (sugary sweet), apricot, and a touch of soapiness. The lingering aftertaste recalls the sticky, sugary caramel and throws in some pine for good measure. It’s a long-lingering aftertaste that eventually turns dry and chalky..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (93) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - 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 (821) - 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


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