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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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An easy-drinking wheat beer is light in color and body...perfect for the warmer weather. In crafting this fine ale, we add many pounds of real apricot fruit to create a "secondary fermentation." This creates a gentle wheat beer with just a hint of apricot flavor in the finish. A very drinkable, mildly fruity ale.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1679) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2012
on tap poured into a pint glass a: golden hue, nice foamy head with fair retention, lots of noticable carbonation s: pleasing smell, light wheat and citrus. nice apricot. t: a very sweet beer, the apricot def did not bring any fermentable sugars. Apricot dominates but is very pleasing and refreshing. m&d: light creamy mouth feel. Very drinkable beer, refreshing on a hot summer day.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (682) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Apricot smell and taste but the taste is artificial....buttery taste on the beer...very fake

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3356) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
On tap at Beer Authority New York September 2013. I find with Apricot beers that the apricot is usually hard to detect and this one was no different.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkmagus82 (1024) - - AUG 5, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-10-12 Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – Served a yellow-golden colored brew with a haze and a thin white head. The head faded fast to leave a light film on the top of the brew. Smell – The aroma is super sweet with tons of apricot, peach and even a little bit of sugar candy aroma. Taste – The taste of the beer is relatively constant through the whole taste experience. It is a flavor of wheat mixed with strong flavors of apricot and some peach. In the beginning of the taste is on the more sour side, where at the end of the taste it sweetens up a bit. In the end, a light citrus hop comes to the taste as well helping to balance out the semi-sweet apricot and wheat taste that are left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather light with a carbonation level that is slightly higher then average. Overall – Ah… It is an OK beer, but somewhat one dimensional and a bit to sour up front. Not one I would go to with real occasion.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5358) - Indiana, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks solid; a slightly cloudy lighter gold with white lacing. Smells pleasant; apricots and mild wheat. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Better than I expected, and better than its scores indicate IMO.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ADesenberg (586) - Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Draft: nice hazy slightly orange-yellow with a big white head. Aromas are big fruit smells... Definitely apricot, but more too... Flowery. Taste us very nice... Apricot, if course, and some breadiness... Very surprised that thus is as enjoyable as it is.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6324) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap at Dutch’s. Mostly hazy yellow golden color. Good thin white head. Leaves decent, kind of loose splotches of lace. Nice big apricot and creme aroma. Some light cheese cake -type fruitiness, maybe a hint of strawberry? Very interesting, tasty fruit aroma. Light to medium body. Smooth, lightly soft, lighter carbonation. Crisp and easy drinking with a lightly dry finish. Moderate sweet taste, light dry finish. Not sugary or syrupy or over sweet or anything. Pretty tasty, refreshing fruit-wheat beer. Much better than expected.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Tom L. Pours yellow with a medium head, aroma of apricot tea, apricot, flavor of apricot tea, a bit artificial, slightly bitter towards the end, medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4510) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
12oz bottle from Wegman’s, Buffalo, NY. Straw coloured with a ring of white head; apricot aroma; and apricot taste, and pleasantly dry with a floury body; and a tart clean finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimsal27 (238) - New York, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Really fruity aroma. Sweet taste not much wheat coming through in the beer. Light body. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Tom L. Slightly hazy blonde. Big apricot aroma. Sweetish flavor, wheaty, with light graininess, apricot and a slightly bitterish husky finish. Light-bodied, kinda watery.


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