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RATINGS: 2158   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 there’s never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KeefOz (967) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2012
Poured a clear amber colour with a two-finger white foamy head that didn’t lace well. Moderate to high carbonation - lots of bubble trails. Aroma faintly of apricot. Tasted bland, at best with a slight fruit sweetness. Light body. Had a long slightly bitter aftertaste as well as a slight metallic finish. Really a nothing beer.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kathouse (1106) - Nevada, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Pours a clear golden with a thin white foam. Sour fruit like apples and apricot in the aroma. Light body with mild carbonation. Bitter and fruity, this beer is not refreshing and the sour flavor spoils the finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012

Bottle 355ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, fruity, perfume, artificial. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, fruity, artificial. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20121110]

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ImperialPints (5) - - FEB 18, 2014 does not count
Pale clear amber colour. Bubbly white head. Yeast comes through the most strongly on the aroma. Light body, fizzy, leaves the mouth feeling dry. Strong sour, medicinal bitter (not hops bitter) finish. Not impressed. I definitely won’t be buying again. Didn’t live up to its description.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 21, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2003 # Yuck! I feel a real fruit beer should contain real fruit, not the flavoring. This beer taste like a light hop free ale with a Jolly Rancher thrown in the fermenter.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 12, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2004 Light, bubbly nose with no hint of. . .anything until the body, which is extremely light and tasteless. I had to stretch to pretend i tasted some apricot. This could be one of the most tasteless yet inoffensive beers. Reminded me much like a cool tasty glass of spring water.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2003
thin head over a light amber coloring. smells like a garbage container and it tastes like a licking a dirty ashtray filled with water.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2003
Strong apricot aroma and flavour. Thin white fully diminishing head on hazy straw body. Medium body. I find the fruit flavour to be artificial and cloyingly sweet. Although I do generally like the output of this brewery, I'm not a big fan of this offering. On tap at the brewey and bottled.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ghawener (1472) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUL 8, 2006
Bottle: Impossible to describe!? There are at least 477 ratings that say otherwise. Overall: plain, simple, some fruity taste. That´s it.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mhoster56 (34) - Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2006
This "fruit beer," which it is not truely at all, is rather lousy. In most pubs this beer is sold as a lager or a brown ale. From the moment it touches one’s tongue, an immediate spalsh of perfume is noted. The uninformed novice may understand that scent/taste to be "fruitiness." I fouthrightly disagree. The odors and flavors are much more flowery than fruity. I would imagine a better flavor could be attained from drinking old rose water from a vase. This beer leaves a soapy coating on the roof of the taster’s mouth as well. Overall, considering the pricetag on a pint of this in Philadelphia is over five dollars, this is a beer to avoid.


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