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RATINGS: 2222   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 thereís never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilentJo (68) - Chocowinity, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Pours amber with light head. Aroma is sharp when first poured but fades. Taste is fruity at the start with a bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tranquillity (1721) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2016
Draft. Looks like a lager, almost no head. The aroma is extremely strong, like perfume, and the taste is also extreme but not necessarily in a good way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffbot (278) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 24, 2016
Odd that this doesnít have too high a rating, I liked it. good presence of hots and other tastes to it, I didnít know what this was cause it says itís an IPA and it is not. So itís "almost a pale ale" but to me it taste like a small twist on an old classic. Which, since ipaís can tend to be similar, it nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
prawlie (1447) - Berkshire, 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 (1857) - 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 isnít good. There is no discernible hop, and there is a huge lack of fruit. For what this one is promising itís just turning out to be a wheat turd. The flavor is equally bad. There is a little bit of raspberry in it, but itís just garbage. Itís 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 (1027) - 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 (738) - 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 (287) - 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 (696) - 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 (47) - 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 ídarkí.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
raoul_duke (237) - - FEB 14, 2016
Boy I havenít had this in years. Just going by taste drinking from the bottle. Iím not really getting to much flavor. I feel like this used to be really good.

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