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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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 (2152) - Between JAX and SGJ, 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.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (537) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2015
If you like the fruits in your beer this is good. It’s a heavy fruit and not subtle to me. Tap

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DCLawyer (1798) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle->shaker. Hazy pale gold with thick frothy white head. Aroma and taste are strong apricot, wheat, grains. Nope.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tom10101 (3799) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle (12 oz) bought @ Rouses Point Beer Emporium. No idea how old it is.

Appearance: Clear pale yellow/golden with a medium quickly disappearing white head and little lacing.

Aroma: Gummy peaches mostly with light herbal notes and not much else.

Taste: Not very tasty. Mild gummy peach and light wheat acidity. Other than, there isn’t much more.

Palate: Light body. Medium carbonation. Really watery. Bland finish.

Overall: Very disappointing beer from Ithaca. Aroma is quite artificial despite real fruits being used. Bland and watery.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2833) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 7, 2015
On tap at Ward 8 Pale orange color with a long lasting head. Overpowering apricot aroma and flavor. Kind of like a beer cooler, but it kind of worked.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (3299) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2015
For what this is, it’s really good. I am not a fan of these sort of ham fisted fruit brews but this is head and shoulders above most of its ilk--not that that makes for an especially great beer. This is cloudy orange in color with a small white head. This claims to have "just a hint of apricot flavor in the finish" and that may well be true but the nose is fairly well bathed in and dripping with apricot flavor. It is a bit heavy handed but not altogether unpleasant. This is just a touch sweet and really pretty bland except for the apricot flavor. It’s medium bodied w/ moderate carbonation and finishes pretty clean. I’d imagine I could slug a few of these back right from the bottle if I so desired and enjoy them well enough but from a glass the apricot does get to cloy after a while.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Funknmilla (727) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Rating from March 2014...Straw color...off white head....pretty basic looking for a wheat.....a nice whiff of apricot and dried apricots.....sweet flavor up front, this almost seems like a fruit beer, then its wheat.....some zing mid-palate....its good --goes down easy, would be nice with some sunshine!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
markducommun (371) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Clear light golden, minimal white head. Strong apricot fruit nose, light hay. Sweet, slight hint of bitterness. Light body, reasonably carbonated. Fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (3354) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2014
12oz bottle from Weilands. Yellow gold pour with thin bright white. Aroma of apricot and wheat - as advertised. Tastes are wheat, yeast, sweet artificial apricot. Not a lot else going on - little watery.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (945) - 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 (4256) - 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.


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