zacgillbanks (1022) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Golden coloured with a very strong aroma of apricots which follows though into the rich fruity apricot flavoured body. Thereís a warming sweetness followed by a slight tart and biscuity finish.
rbrazell (1013) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky orange pour with a large thick white head that laces. Nose is very juice apricot juice with some subtle sweet malt in the background. Flavor is nicely balanced sweet tart apricot juice with notes of grapefruit and more citrus. Medium light bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty damn tasty fruit beer.
The_Bish (973) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is nicer than I hoped. Some funk and sourness to it with lots of apricot. I think more beer-wise than some are giving credit, though I donít think credit is the right word. What I mean is, that theyíre wrong. This is reasonably beery.
bth122 (912) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Poured a honey golden color with one finger tall head. Awesome apricot aromas with sugar candy notes. Medium sweetness. Light sour notes. Light carbonation. Nice apricot/peach notes. Not too artificial either. Love Samuel Smith beers!
jmohno (844) - Iowa, USA - FEB 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy Pale orange.Some froth,leaves a little frothy decending lace.
Aroma is strange/unique. Its got a fruitlike aroma but the apricot is kind of mutated with some dyacytal/woodines/butterscotch/tartness.Maybe even some leather. Some mineral/light grassyness even.
Taste is good with a fruit/cider like quality. Tart and sweet. Some butterynotes,apricot with woody dry -butterscotch,apple cider. Pretty tastey.
keanex (830) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Neck is stamped SJ18L1.
Appearance: The body is a cloudy amber to dark orange with a frothy white head that has decent retention and settles into a thick coating on the top of the body.
Aroma: The aroma is lively, lots of apricot aroma ranging from tart to sweet, perhaps even a touch acetic. This smells wonderful.
Taste: This is lovely. The intro is sweet and fruit with the apricot which provides the main flavor here. The finish has a light tartness to it, with very mild vinegar notes.
Palate: Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.
Overall: This is the apricot version of Duchess de Bourgonge. I greatly enjoy this, itís a pleasant surprise!
degbert (810) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy -- well -- apricot colored. (Duh, huh?) Head is high and white with large grains and lace. The nose is superlative -- avoiding the candied extremes that fruit beers are prone to. This just smells like apricot preserves, rich, floral, and sweet. Apricot is dominant on the front of the palate, but a malty and bitter midpalate finishes with more clean, vibrant fruit. Anyone who wants to make a fruit beer should drink this first.
magsinva (677) - Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from app vintner - pours a cloudy peach with a white head. Aroma apricots, wheat, and malt. Taste is sweet with a nice bite. Palate is syrupy. Overall, one of the few apricot based beers that tastes like apricots!
JHunter (636) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
pours a light yellow colour with a strong jam apricot aroma. flavour is sweet fruity apricot pretty much what you would expect
Errl (611) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour is a hazy yellow..taste is spice,acidic,apricot,nail polish remover..Taste is fruit,sugar,apricot, tart,earth