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RATINGS: 2171   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 thereís 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
Melkart (316) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - JUL 14, 2014
Balanced and light body. Smell cereal. Taste is cereal with a fruty touch. Dry.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
tectactoe (2851) - Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Tap: Mellow amber-orange, burnt sunburst highlights with a moderate haze & a fizzy, bone-white head. Fruity aroma, but artificial. Chalky & off-putting apricot, orange-y notes. Reminds me of crushed vitamins. Taste is the same way. Dry grain & lots of crushed vitamin-y medicinal notes that really donít taste good at all. Moderate peach-y fruit. But the Flintstone Vitamin taste just obliterates everything. Mild florals in the finish, thatís all. I can maybe see how this would be a craft gateway for some, but in my opinion, this beer is gross.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (2872) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at work. Clear golden, white head. Apricot icicle. Apricot, a little sour in the mouth. Soft fizz, light body, long apricot aftertaste. Rather disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AgentAle (916) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
Aroma is sweet malts, apricot and caramel. Taste is basic light sweet malts with a fairly well balanced bitterness. Finishes with some apricot sseetness. Appearance is a clear gold/amber with a thin pearl head that that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CPH2200 (324) - DENMARK - JUL 11, 2014
355 ml bottle, 5.1% abv. Malty taste with peach notes. Medium bitternes. Smooth mouthfeel but not very interesting altogether.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Blackninja36 (1) - Mount Sinai, USA - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
Alcohol, herbs, citrus, toast. A decent beer for beginners to explore new micro brews without starting to strong

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Augdraught1981 (170) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Peachy & tangerine up front with a boring malt profile. Not bad by any stretch, good drinkability, just dull & so so.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gerbewa (218) - - JUL 5, 2014
Boring not so very good pale ale. Could not detect any hops. Top light no character. Had from variety pack from food lion for fourth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (706) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a plastic cup. Thereís a fruity, raspberry aroma thatís pretty prevalent along with rosewater. The undertone is grainy, caramel, and bready (like a scone or muffin). Itís a clear orange-gold color with a medium fluffy white ring and very little lace. The taste is a medium sweet and light bitter. The medium light body beer has a creamy soft carbonation and a thin, grainy texture. It finishes with muted flavors of berries, stone fruit, toasted grains, muffin/scone, and a light caramel/honey. The aftertaste is dry, crisp, and light with some grassy touches.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CascadeMaster (1) - - JUL 2, 2014 does not count
Weak smell with hints of malt. At first taste the flavor flows through the mouth. Almost creamy nutty taste with no residual aftertaste. Floral taste toward end of bottle

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