superspak (4569) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
550 ml bottle into imperial pint glass, bottled on 6/24/2013. Pours lightly hazy bright gold color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of huge apricot, peach, orange, pear, honey, wheat, bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Fantastic aromas with great balance of juicy apricot, fruity yeast ester, and malt sweetness; with great strength. Taste of big tart apricot, peach, orange, pear, wheat, honey, bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of apricot, peach, pear, apple, wheat, honey, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic robustness of juicy apricot, fruity yeast ester, and pale malt sweetness; with a great malt/tartness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and fairly slick/syrupy mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic fruit beer. Tons of robust and balanced tart apricot and pale malt sweetness; and extremely smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAY 21, 2012
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
550mL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a touch of pink. Looks like Apricot juice. Thick creamy white foam. Aroma of apricot puree, loads of fruit. Distant floral hops? No essence of malt. Tastes mildly sweet, a touch of fruit tartness. Again it tastes like apricot nectar. So good and fruity, it feels healthy; like a smoothie. Thick texture, heavy bodied, light ABV. Apricot has dominated the existence of all the senses in this beer, in the best ways possible. Very refreshing, an excellent fruit beer. (3342)
rodisian (66) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma of apricots; tastes is mostly apricot with a bit of wheat - and even those are the dominate flavors it somehow tastes ’complex’. Finishes sweet yet tart. A delicious & very sweet apricot beer.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6621) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2013 Sampled from a 16 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy apricot color with a trace foamy white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was sweet apricot, sugar and a touch of yeast. The flavor was very sweet apricot jam with a tart and sour middle followed by sugar and more apricot. Long sweet sugar and apricot jam finish. Fairly full bodied and syrupy. Excellent.
BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy golden pour with a thin but hearty head. Aroma is a great blend of sweet but slightly tart apricot, really pleasing. Taste is sweet without overdoing it on the apricot, with a nice malt balance. Mouthfeel is very smooth and exceedingly drinkable. This is great stuff, will go back for more soon.
BlindGuardianco (77) - - JAN 7, 2016
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasty Fruit beer, awesome apricot aroma, not too sweet, nice balance, good for a hot day, will drink this anytime, solid fruit beer
JStax (5034) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a refrigerated bottle into a brandy snifter. Pours a partly hazy orange color with a white head of foam. The aroma is as much like an apricot as anything else I have ever had. More than Fou’Foune even. There’s not much in the way of tartness, although there is just a hint. Taste is like biting into a fresh apricot. This beer is great! I wouldn’t mind having some more of it.
Nisse666 (6148) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Beers of Europe cons 2013-03-29 Uddingston
AR: apricote pure,
AP: dark golden, stouthy snowwhite fizzy white head
F: apricote pure, fizzy, apricote marmealde, medium bitterness, wee tart feeling... great stuff reminds me of the childhood apricot pure
Bill Becker (793) - 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, there’s 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 it’s 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 it’s just right.
DroolYeast (962) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
355 ml bottle.
Aroma of a lot of sweet apricot.
Pours clear golden with white head. Virtually none lasting.
Vinous sour fruity taste. Sweet apricot. Lemon.
Finish of sour and sweet apricot. Ends dry.
Sparkling lively carbonation. Sweet sugarwater texture - thicker than watery.