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RATINGS: 2221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (19892) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2009
On tap at Busboys and Poets. Orange color, off white head. Aroma of fruit and yeast. Decent malt, on the sweetish side with citrus and fruit notes. Mild bitter edge to the finish. OK.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fiulijn (18057) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2009 2008-09-06, Draught at R.F.D., Washington DC, as Not Quite Pale Ale, 4-3-4-2-7=20
Deep blond color. A poor Ale, with soft corners and some baking yeast character, maybe a light fruit touch too.

2006-09-06, bottle, 6-3-6-3-12=30
Amber color; big head. Some malt flavor with a gentle fruitness; the aroma as well shows some redberry touch. Quite bitter at the end. Drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17461) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2009
UPDATED: APR 13, 2010 The Magic Hat flagship brew, as far as I’m concerned. A pseudo-complex taste that truly escapes description. Dry, sweet apricot comes close. You could savor this beer or session it. I recommend the latter. Buy a case and get after it. Cheers.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rlgk (16899) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2006
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2006) Amber, white head. Frtuiy aroma fom peach, apricot, honey, nectar and pumpkin. Sweet fruity flavor with some pumpkin and also spicy notes.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16310) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle. It’s a clear, golden beer with a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is bery berryish and sugary fruity, with some candy. The flavor is pretty much the same, with a pleasant bitterness and lemon notes. Medium body, quite dry. Fruity and berryish finish with a nice bitterness and some lemon peel. It’s a decent beer ondeed, but also rather boring. 121110

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16111) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich peach, apricot, malt and hops. Nice and refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (15946) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and peach. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 101112

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (15754) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 11, 2011
Künstlicher fruchtiger Geruch. So ist auch der Geschmack, künstlich fruchtig, dezent herber Abgang, gähn. Test vom 30.12.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 9,7,7,6,7,7 - 7,05

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (15611) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2006
Bottled. Slighlty hazy orange, small white head. Fruity nose (apricot, mango). Fruity, sweet ale. Not very complex, good for session. Some hops in the aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (15324) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle @ "Det er meget mørkt i Ulfborg", November 2012. Pours clear dark golden with a white head. Orange, apricot and mild grain. Sweet. Not overly synthetic.


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