beerguy101 (5343) - Newark, California, USA - APR 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled on 4/11/2012. This fruit beer pours a hazy apricot color from a 500ml bottle. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is apricot, fruity, malty and sweet. A medium bodied fruit beer. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy. A very nice apricot beer. The apricot flavors are semi-sweet and very natural tasting, it tastes just like a perfectly ripe apricot, neither too sweet nor too tart. Nice soft carbonation. Lower ABV could make this a good session ale, but I am not sure just how many of these I would want to drink in one sitting. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.
Iphonephan (5284) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a 550 ml bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours clear gold with an off white head. Aroma of apricot and honey. Flavors of apricot jam. Sweet but not overly cloying. Medium to heavy bodied. Moderate carbonation. Sweet finish.
DutchDrebus (5276) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaahs Fruity Valentines tasting. Clear golden colour with a small to medium sized white head that doesn’t last. Smells yogho yogho, apricot, peachy, sweet, syruppy. Tastes sweet but slightly sour at the same time, natural, apricot, peach, nice. Refreshing. Medium body, soft carbo.
AirForceHops (5272) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 27, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
22 oz bottle from Bert’s Better Beers, Hooksett, NH. Nose is really all apricot. Flavor is pretty sweet. Highly carbonated fruit juice. You almost wouldn’t know it was beer. Mostly fizzy carbonated fruit juice.
thornecb (5131) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy apricot into an English pint. Bright white head with excellent retention recedes leaving scant sheets. Apricot and sour cream aromas. Sour apricot upfront turning creamy in the lasting fruit finish.
mar (5098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy gold with a white head. Nose is apricot, tart, sour, acidic, and dry. Easy on the palate, tart, apricot, smooth finish, and sugar.
burg326 (5093) - Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle bought at whole foods, poured a light golden color with aromas of all apricot preserves. Not much in the aroma, it translates to the flavor, sweet apricot jelly, annd light grain. Ok beer overall.
wlajwl (5062) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is yeast and apricot juice/skin. The flavor is apricot juice and a big sweetness/sourness that dominates into the finish. Not exceptional but pretty good still.
skortila (5003) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled @ De Molen 2nd Tuesday Tasting. The aroma has aprikots, some toasted malts. Clear, golden coloured beer with a white head. The taste is sweet, has apricots, some lactic tones there, some toffee maltiness. Not my cup of tea.
ClubGonzo (4998) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Utobeer, London. Pours a clear golden body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is strong apricot tones, grape peel, pale malts, wine gum and hints of butterscotch. Taste is apricot, butterscotch, pale malts and hints of wine gum and straw. Medium body and carbonation. Quite a pleasant apricot beer, which is a rare genre to a) make and b) pull off properly. Another smooth English beer from Samuel Smith.