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RATINGS: 2238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 3, 2005
Pours amber with a white head. Smells of reaberries and cherries. Tastes citrussy with some nice fruity undertones. Great session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2005
On tap. Fruity nose(cherry?) light amber, tiny cream head. Mild malt taste, wonder where the fruit went? Light bodied, So, so.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fatty (363) - Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2005
Marigold orange clear body with medium offwhite head that laces and sticks to the glass. Instant aroma of apricots and a hint of caramel. Light flavor of apricot and hop. Kind of weak compared to the aroma. Thin palate with a refreshing, lingering apricot finish. The Dogfhish Head Aprihop is a better choice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 24, 2005
draught. transclucent copper body with a medium white head and sticky lace. slightly sweet aroma with perfumey flowers. Flavour is sweet with light spices. boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2005
Light amber. Nice white head. Hoppy and sweet aroma. Taste has a nice bitter sweetness to it. Not too shabby.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2005
Hazy golden ale with a thick white head. Sourish apricot and lemon with wheat in aroma. Good malty base with some apricot and a good dose of sharp hops, crisp in mouth, a bit mineral. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pineypower (3093) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2005
Drank it about a million times, and now am finally rating it. Pours out a straw color with a fruity aroma. The taste isn’t overlly complex, just notes of apricot and sweet malt, agree with previous raters that it needs a kick on the hop end of things, Dogfish’s aprihop is a much better choice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
clifford0163 (93) - Maryland, USA - SEP 19, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2005 the standard beer for magic hat. has a little citrus flavor to it but it could use some more hops. good beer that is always avilable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rudolf (2353) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2005
Candy apricot, a little lemon, toasted malt in the nose. Flavor is watered down apricot candy. A bit of straw-like malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2005
Clear copper with a small off-white head. Very faint aroma of light fruit. Flavor has notes of raspberries, strawberries and some caramel. Ends watery with no aftertaste. Moderately sweet, no bitterness detected. Medium body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. No lacing or head retention. Drinkable but extremely boring.

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