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RATINGS: 2231   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 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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

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