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RATINGS: 2158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Apricot flavouring
A Beer Cloaked in Secrecy An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue and ask more questions than it answers. A beer brewed clandestinely and given a name whose meaning is never revealed. Why #9? Why, indeed. A sort of dry, crisp, fruity, refreshing, not-quite pale ale. #9 is really impossible to describe because there’s never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Pours a lovely amber with a frothy, off-white head. Decent retention. Lots of stick lacing. Nose is reminiscent of spunky apple cider. Apricot comes through nicely. Just a hint of something medicinal. Taste is predominately sweet, but there are pronounced hop notes. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Decent brew.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerFunGuy (740) - California, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Light gold color this beer has an interesting aroma but is way to apricotty in its flavor. Different but maybe a little too much so.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mep3222 (578) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Slight fruity apricot aroma with lagerish malty backbone. Not sweet. A bit more malt than a lager, but has a lager feel to it. Drinkable and ok if given, but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Small sample from wife’s glass. On tap at MacGregors. Sweet peaches, some light malts and avtiuch of bittering hops. Thin mouthfeel. Meh.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kingofthemtn (5) - - DEC 4, 2014 does not count
First tasted at Woody’s woodfired pizza in Boston in 1999 the magic of this beer has captivated me ever since. The apricot flavor is just the right amount to be enjoyable and not overpowering. A good beer for a summer day with burgers or pizza. Available in bottles and cans but inside the bottlecaps you get to read funny bits of wisdom with each beer. My favorites: Dogs are King of Everything. Does killing time damage eternity?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maxbier (397) - Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Golden orange pour with quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is berries/fruit and a hint of yeast. Flavor is fruit up front, lots of carbonation, alcohol, no noticeable hops. Not bad for a shandy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlimHabib (228) - California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle pour. Hazy golden with a foamy white head. Apricot and bright fruit aroma. Creamy medium body. Bright fruit taste. Generally not a fan of fruit beers, but this is actually really good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beastwhite315 (10) - - NOV 25, 2014
Slightly sweet almost honey taste. Not much head retention, but drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
spittle8 (114) - - NOV 23, 2014
Poured from a bottle, San Diego. **This one is a bit aged - sat in my beer chest for 1-1.5 years.** Smells like a Belgian, nice and yeasty. Nice cloudy amber haze like a Belgian style. Pretty watery and weak, nothing stands out. Very plain and basic beer, almost an empty canvas if you will. Certainly not gross or anything of the sort, just boring and unremarkable, albeit entirely inoffensive, which is important.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anthony850 (283) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Easy to drink with apricot taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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