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RATINGS: 2192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Duke (117) - New York, USA - MAR 26, 2004
Slightly cloudy amber with a decent white head. Aroma is all fruit, almost artifical like. Taste is not nearly as sweet as aroma. Turns out much better than average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Pours something of a muddy, light amber with a giant head that dissipates to a thin fuzz, but lasting. Aromas of apricots, dirt candy, honey or vanilla. Flavors are unique indeed: apricot jam on lightly toasted white bread, sweet hay-ish hoppiness. The palate is the most unique or odd part. Sort of fluffy at first, creamy but very dry, eventually a tad cloying AND mineral...huh. Nice bitterness and yummy cascades from middle to back. The beer leaves the palate feeling moist, despite the dryness. An interesting beer, to say the least; not one I'll rush back to or shy away from.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2004
Draught, at Tabla, Madison Square, Manhattan.
Rich golden colour with a smooth fine creamy beige head. Lovely drink with my good buddy Funk. Crisp, refreshing, fruity flavour is smooth and inviting. Apricot and vanilla in equal measures. Could have easily drunk several more of these. Palate is silky and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rhapsouldize (174) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Sweetish fruity beer with definite, but not overpowering, notes of apricot. I've always liked this beer a lot. Medium copper color with a medium white head that leaves some thin lace. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ConiseurofBeer (242) - Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Sweet peach/apricot nose with a copper body and tasty light apricot hops flavor. I like this beer because the fruit flavor isn't overwhelming like many fruity beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2004
Tremendously fruity aroma - raspberry then citrus then perhaps other berries??? - coming out of a light golden beer with a quickly dissipating white head. Mild hops and more fruit hit the tongue but nothing remarkable to follow the fruity aromas. Slight aftertaste is a little subdued and earthy. OK.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (2091) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2004
Gold to light copper in color with a faint aroma. A pale ale? Well, a bit fruity and light, easy to drink, but not memorable. This is more of a summer ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2004
This wasn't what I thought it was going to be. Fruity with a crisp finish. If I wanted alcohol in my fruit juice I'd make a mixed drink...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jine (900) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2004
Gold color, very distinct apricot taste. One of the magic hat staples, but always good. Had this before but waited until now after having it at a bar on tap. (2/4)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 31, 2004
Golden in color with a small white head.Fruity with a subtle apricot/apple aroma.Fruity and lightly hopped, no real malt present.

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