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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.


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mnlbatlle (31) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Fruity but artificial smell , nice color , clear. Minimal head . Can feel the minimal taste of apricot almost aftertaste. Would not recommend

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wench (30) - st. paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2009
Had the other day on tap was good, perfect for the warm days of summer. Very fruity with a hin t of apricot, oeange with a very cloudy appearance.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skibumma70 (30) - USA - NOV 27, 2010
Orange/amber colored beer with fruity overtones. Strange and different, but refreshing taste. Good on a hot summer day.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oyamac (30) - Michigan, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Heavy sugar with light citrus on the nose. Nice golden amber color. Bread taste with slight citrus notes. Very carbonated, drinks like a soda. Over all a decent beer, nothing spectacular. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
skippapotamus (29) - USA - AUG 23, 2006
on tap at Mellow Mushroom, Raleigh. Deep gold, intense aroma but not too strong. Nice flavor, complex, but was hard to pick out much individually.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
swedishfish (29) - Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - APR 24, 2007
Fruity. Eh. Ok. Nothing to make you say woooh this is good. But it was a light fruity beer. I’d have it again I played beiruit with this and was fine. The fizz on my tounge felt funny and the coloar was apricoty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Outchillen (29) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2008
Very nice aroma. pours a beautiful dark orange , sweet apricot taste, one of the better apricot beers. with a short easy finsih. this beer is great under guiness as a "black magic" the only problem i have is its getting to commercial where im from. I feel Fat angel is a much better beer

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bellsman1991 (29) - - MAY 10, 2014
The nose didn’t really pick up much of anything but taste wasn’t horrible I would much rater drink this then your millers/Buds/coors. Fruit\malt/dry.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
speedywinger (28) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2008
Bottle from grocery store near brewery. Color - slightly cloudy light amber. Head - off-white, dissolves quickly. Aroma - Apricot!. Flavor is apricot, malt and caramel.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bluegrassburke (28) - Crested Butte, Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2010
-Date Tasted : 1-12-10
-Rating : 2
-Brew Date/Batch# : N/A
-Mode : 22oz. bottle
-Source : St. Louis area grocery
-Appearance : good amber and golden
-Aroma : smell sweet and like hair cleaning supplies
-Flavor : nasty, how do they even call this “not quite pale ale”. They need to tell you that this is a fruity beer. Tastes like rotten apricots and dirty peaches.
-Overall : I couldn’t even finish this one because I hate sweet fruity beers. I wouldn’t drink this ever again. Very disappointing that this beer is coming from Magic Hat. I claim false advertisement I didn’t know I was getting a fruit beer.


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