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RATINGS: 2227   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 there’s never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gururyan (715) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 10, 2010
UPDATED: APR 11, 2012 I found this one a bit stale and uninteresting, a touch fruity for me and lacking of any focus. UPDATE almost 2 years later, still feel the same.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (2096) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2011
12oz bottle pours a golden/orange with a very thin white head. Aroma is malty with berries and apricot, smells like malted cough syrup. Taste is malty with grain and fruits, kinda like a generic kids cereal. Pretty bad but not horribly offensive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2011
On draft at buffalo wild wings in Philly. Golden pour, and slight raspberry in the taste, also a little metallic. Pretty good though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davros (2663) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 11, 2012
Pours dark amber with a small head. Nose shows apricot and floral notes, with bland malt underneath. Pretty faint. Some apricot is present as a flavour too, but mainly it’s just cardboard and slightly grainy malt which spoils it. Body seems watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
skankturtle (1) - charlotte, Michigan, USA - MAY 24, 2012 does not count
Tastes smoky and nutty to me. Unique. Tastes like it smells. I have drank several times from both bottle and mason jar.Maybe a little over rated by people that have referred me to this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2012 Thanks to Holy for the bottle. Looks nice, but I think they just waved the fruit over the top of the beer. It doesn’t taste bad. It doesn’t taste much of anything at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mfischer2 (27) - Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2012
An inoffensive beer that would be a great choice for a Bud fan. The beer is difficult to describe. Not a pale, and with a slight fruit tartness. The flavor is lacking any distinguishing characteristics and I’d likely only buy this again if it was the only craft beer available.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - OCT 19, 2012
Pours a bubbly but very clear light amber, with minimal head. Not the best looking beer ever. Very fruity aroma with some astringency. Also, some yeasty aroma in there, maybe a bit earthy? Yes, it tastes like dried apricots. Palate is really just OK. Not great mouthfeel, bit of an astringent aftertaste. Overall, thanks to Adam for donating this beer. Good to try once.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Karstenborg (717) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle 3/4 Pint. Aroma is caramel and hay. Taste is medium sweet. Light Body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
bumbax (4) - san sebastian, PUERTO RICO - DEC 10, 2012 does not count
Bottle. Hoppy-ish taste with a nice apricot aftertaste. Good for a fruity beer. Good beer to have a six pack session with.

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