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RATINGS: 991   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Our flavorful apricot ale boldly combines the taste and aroma of fresh apricot with the smooth finish of wheat malt. Its refreshingly unfiltered character and fruit flavor make it an ale worth savoring.

Note: Previously Pyramid Audacious Apricot Ale.

50% 2 Row Pale Barley, 50% Malted Wheat


OG: 11.75

beersnob99's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beersnob99 (2) - USA - MAY 30, 2002
Iím not a big fan of fruit influenced beers, but this beer is excellent. The apricot aroma is very fresh and braced me for a beer that does not skimp on the apricots. The flavor is neither subtle nor sweet, both a pleasant suprise. Great summer refresher.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ffbot (26) - Oakland, California, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours a hazy, cloudy golden orange color that sparkles slightly and has a small disappearing head. Smell is citrus, lemons, apricots, spices. Taste is bitter, apricot, lemon, floral and slight spice. Short taste length, doesnít stick with you, so ends on a crisp finish with a high drinkability factor. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Very good beer that is smooth with an apricot aroma and unfiltered wheat that is golden in appearance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (3215) - Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 11/26/2014. Pours hazy bright orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big apricot, peach, lemon, orange, pear, apple, light banana, wheat, honey, bread, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance of apricot, fruity yeast, and bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of apricot, peach, lemon, orange, pear, apple, light banana, wheat, honey, bread, light herbal, and yeast earthiness. Minimal herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of apricot, peach, lemon, orange, pear, apple, light banana, wheat, honey, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of apricot, fruity yeast, and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/fruit flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very authentic tasting fruit flavors as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 5.1%. Overall this is a damn nice fruited wheat ale. All around great robustness and balance of apricot, fruity yeast, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
JMCtime (67) - Washington, USA - APR 26, 2015
The aroma is as if someone had sprayed it with a floral perfume right before serving it. Has an over powering floral flavor with some apricot and bitterness as a background. Would not recommend.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davesbeerblog (14) - - FEB 28, 2015
WTFIT. Really good beer that tastes like chewing on a apricot. Refreshing, summery, fruity, wonderful. Tastes like a nice warm summer day, sunning with the shades on. Maybe girly, tastes great to this macho man.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AbbeyRoade (437) - Missouri, USA - FEB 22, 2015
For some reason the alcohol flavor overwhelmed what could have been a nice apricot fruit ale. Nice apricot flavor even though Iím not too fond of fruity beers. Booze just overwhelmed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Nice fruit beer from Pyramid. The apricot is not overpowering but is strong enough to let you know it it there. Pours like a wheat. From past tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aholmb1 (134) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Appearance: white head when poured but dissolved very quickly, opaque cloudy orange color Aroma: apricot sweet fruit Taste: apricot peach Palette: smooth, light body Overall: this is a very easy beer to drink and is quite delicious, very flavorful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sherman52 (2) - - DEC 13, 2014 does not count
Smells of apricot and lemon zest. Appearance is a medium golden amber. Very little head and almost no retention or lacing. The taste is definitely apricot, but this isn't overpowering. The best part is the complete lack of bitterness. Which is great for a non-hophead like me. Thoroughly enjoyed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Squizzle (172) - Idaho, USA - NOV 16, 2014
This is a good refreshing beer. Fruity, steady and dependable in a crowd. Drank a bunch of em over the years.

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