Lagerboy (1230) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
550 ml bottle. Mostly clear yellow orange, smaller foamy white fading head. Tantalizing apricot aroma. Sweet apricot juice taste and not much else. Softer than average carbonation, lighter bodied, no discernible malt or hop presence. Tart finish. Good for what it is. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)
JoshuaStranger (154) - - JAN 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an orange colour with little head. Sweet smell of apricots. Tastes sweetish,apricots but never too mellow or overdone...all in all very balanced as a dessert beer.
60minuteman (751) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2014 Nice orangish color. Some head. Odd smell of barley, rice, wheat, fruits and funk. Taste is a mind blow. How do they put all that fresh apricot taste in that little bottle?? Delicious
scooterbub (830) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JAN 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
550ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden yolk color with a one inch white head that lasts. Taste is of apricots, grass, citrus, wood and some nice sweetness. Nice apricot and wood aroma. Both the aroma and taste come across as tart tart. Has a nice full body that slightly coats the mouth. The finish is a bit tart, sour, bitter and dry.
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle @ home, picked up at Supermarket Liquor Fort Collins and shared with LeninCat. Pours a bit hazy yellow appearance with a white head. Kind of soapy/floral, peach/apricot, apple aroma with maybe a faint hint of diacetyl. Tangy apricot/apple fruity, vanilla, a bit acidic, a bit buttery flavor. Fair amount of sweet, sour, and candy notes. Iím not digging it.
Dogbrick (8123) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear golden color with a medium thin white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing. Apricots and malt in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of sweet apricots, toasted malt and a touch of grass. The finish is sweet with a pure apricot aftertaste. Decent overall.
HuskerTan (497) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 31, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
A- Apricots, wheat.
A- Peach color, cloudy liquid, white head.
T- Apricots, subtle spices, slightly sweet, slightly tart.
P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, fruity finish.
O- If you donít like fruit beer you havenít had Samuel Smithís offerings. The apricot tones here are done so well itís almost unbelievable.
Jesterdeal (1882) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A pleasant surprise. Aroma is freshly cut apricots with just a hint of lemon. Pours hazy yellow with a big frothy head. Taste is fresh apricot, some noticeable stale bread finish. Great fresh fruit mouthfeel. Was very happy with the showcase of the fruit. I will be looking for this again.
honest_silu (56) - Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA - DEC 25, 2013
3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Oh sweet Samuel Smith, man of brown nut ale in large bottle. Much sweet juicy smell like hairs of beauty lady or even exotic perfume. Kisses on tongue with many bubble like champagne and wine of sparkle. Not a favourite beer, but have delish taste.
Bill Becker (323) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - DEC 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A clear and bright straw gold colour, thereís a small head of foam that dissipates quickly, leaving very little lacing behind.
Can the smell get any more apricot-y than this? Wow. Nice mix of sweet and tart going on.
The taste leans more to the sweet side but itís not even close to being too sweet. Nice tartish notes help with the balancing act and the bit of wheat I get also helps. Love this.
With the very low bubble activity seen, I thought maybe the carbonation would be too low but itís just right.