Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2230   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
prawlie (1490) - ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
Draught. Very light and fruity. Solid malt backbone that comes through after the Turkish delight! Its a bit odd all said and done though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
koleminer20 (2218) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2016
12 oz bottle shared with ebone1988. This one is going to be a flaming turd. The pour is a darker gold with a thin white colored head and a small collar. There is a bit of lace left on the glass. The aroma is garbage. There is a strong wheatiness to it that just isn’t good. There is no discernible hop, and there is a huge lack of fruit. For what this one is promising it’s just turning out to be a wheat turd. The flavor is equally bad. There is a little bit of raspberry in it, but it’s just garbage. It’s sweet and medicinal, and there is no apricot at all. The mouth feel is thin and slick with a lack of carbonation and a medicinal aftertaste. This is just a piece of junk. Damnit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ebone1988 (1256) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2016
Bottle shared with koleminer20. Aroma is old, fruit punch syrup, raspberry, malt, not good. Appearance is light golden with a touch of red, off white head, clear. Taste is...wheat. Medicinal raspberry, metallic, not much else. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, almost no carbonation, metallic aftertaste. Overall, damn 1001 Beers list. This one sucks.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bricktop86 (761) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Pours clear yellow with a white head. Aroma of apricot, citrus and toast. Taste follows nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Msdrbeat (387) - Darnestown, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Canned. Kind of blah. Flat and uninteresting mouthful. A bit wheaty taste at the end. Eh it's okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (708) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAR 8, 2016
Pours a golden color, with white head. Aroma of grapefruit and malts. Very nice and unique taste, notes of fruit, almost like juicy fruit. Smooth and drinkable. Thumbs up!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PhatCatt (51) - Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2016 Yes, it is not "not quite pale" but still drinkable. Roasty malts, holiday baking dough, pineapple, and ends with a nice floral tone. Overall good, but too ’dark’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
raoul_duke (240) - - FEB 14, 2016
Boy I haven’t had this in years. Just going by taste drinking from the bottle. I’m not really getting to much flavor. I feel like this used to be really good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (569) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle @ Bone Fish Grill. Pours a caramel orange with a thin white ring. Aroma of sweet fruit. Crisp and refreshing similar to a Pilsner but with a sweet fruity flavor. They say apricot but it seems more like berries. Medium carbonation. Very enjoyable. No harshness or bitterness. Nice clean taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
terefere (369) - Durham, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours golden, clear, frothy head. Aroma of berries, flowers, some pineapple, malts. Taste of berries, honey, bread, some yeast.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 223

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50