RateBeer
overall
38
58
style
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - SEP 17, 2009
Pint on Tap. Orange colored with an off-white head. Smells like apricot. Tastes like apricot with sugary sweetness reminiscent of a Belgian. Leaves an apricot aftertaste. I was not impressed with this at all and would actually avoid.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
andrewpbennett (7) - Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2010 does not count
Weird aroma and taste. I wasn’t a big fan. From the bottle. Won’t have it again.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Pours amber with a big foamy off-white head. Nose is bittersweet fruit with a touch of floral hops. Taste is similar...the sharp, semi-bitter hops/fruit combination seems severely out of balance with a bland malt. A bit oily as well. I’m honestly not a fan of fruit beers and this one didn’t do anything to change that...it’s in need of a much bigger malt. Might be better as a double. Might.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tricountybeer (167) - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2010
Gold color, white head. Light body,toasty malt presence mid palate w/ some pear fruitiness Finish is slightly sweet with an apricot aftertaste and some dry yeast after the finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2011
Pours of pale dingy gold with a 1 finger, creamy, eggshell head that has good retention. Aroma is of apricot jelly and Luden’s cough drops, maybe a touch of powdered sugar thrown in there. Flavor is pretty much the same with some saltine crackers and light medicinal bitterness. Salty blood-like aftertaste. Palate is light bodied dry and a touch oily toward the finish with an effect on my palate that seems to make me produce a lot of mucus-y saliva, weird. Not a big fan of this one, other than the apricot notes it doesn’t really have too many endearing attributes. I’m not even that big a fan of apricot.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2011
I know this is a popular beer, but not one of my favorites. The apricot flavor was too overpowering. Has a strong aroma of apricot and pine, but the taste did not have a beer taste but more of a cooler with the apricot and fruity flavor. Not an enjoyable beer, not one that I will try again.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Gorgosh (424) - SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2012
Varning! Intet ont anande beställde jag det här eländet på en restaurang i USA. Eftersmaken var i stort sett bara aprikos och jag trodde på fullaste allvar att nån hade glömt skölja glaset efter disken. Lägg pengarna på nåt annat.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
maxwelldeux (4325) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2012
I just can’t get into fruit beers. The aroma is too sweet, almost with a prune tinge. There is a similar disgusting fruity sweetness to the beer. For a fruit beer, it’s actually decent. Just not a great beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
ausomeawestin (151) - Maryland, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Yuck, I would prefer a commercial lager over this. Notes of peach that turns to a taste of skim milk. Not worth your time.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DCLawyer (2443) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle->SA. Pours clear copper with minimal white head. Aroma is sour bread and mildew. Foul. Flavor is metallic malt and damp wheat. Drain pour.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 210 211 212  213  214 215 216 » 224


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50