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RATINGS: 2136   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 10, 2004
Interesting. A small place in my heart for being part of my 21 b-day celebration, I enjoyed the spiciness of it, like a blend of gingerbread and a mild fruitiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - SEP 7, 2004
Very interesting brew. Has a good blend of hoppiness and maltiness, with an unusual fruity hint to it, like a peach or apricot (but can’t put my fingers on it). Excellent beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2004
Poured a medium amber color with an averaged sized head. Light Fruity (apricot) and yeasty aroma and taste. This one really didn’t do anything for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1310) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Clear amber colored liquid with a nice head. lightly sweet and very fruit oriented aroma. Flavor is hoppy but with tinges of apricot. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Good summer type beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2004
Draught at Blind Tiger Ale House, New York.
Foamy beige head, orange golden body. Somewhat artificial sweet fruity and peachy aroma. Smells like lemonade! Flavor is like a pilsener with little fruit added. Peach, flower and hop. Not very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2004
Nice fruity smell to it, pours gold. Had the sweet and sour taste of apricot. Nice and smooth, felt good, nice beer,

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zeswaft (1370) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2004
tastes kinda like mango in your mouth but leaves a distinct nasty aftertaste. mediocre. i’d probably never buy it again

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
salishan1969 (16) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 4, 2004
This is an interesting brew. I am not a big fan of fruit beers and having said that, this is probably my most favorite. The fruit flavor is well balanced and not sickly sweet. Great label and marketing.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JenT (10) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2004
I love this beer!! A summer favorite if I lived on the East Coast. It blows the pants off any apricot brew I have tasted. It is a perfect blend of hop and apricot AND it’s above 5%. A bit yeasty and stronger fruit than malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2172) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Love the light, refreshing wheat beerish quality. Good citric palate cleansing hops. Fruit is everywhere but not overpowering or sticky. The citric elements brighten the flavor so it takes a bit like a nectarine. Straight up and good with lighter fare and heavier dishes that can use a palate cleanser.


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