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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Handcrafted at Melbourn Bros’ tiny brewery set in a time warp in Stamford using the old manually operated brewing equipment. finest organically grown barley and wheat are used to create a complex ale which having undergone primary and secondary fermentation with different yeasts and extended maturation, is taken to Samuel Smith’s small, independent British brewery at Tadcaster. There it is blended with pure organic apricot fruit juice and a previously cellared organic brew - creating an unparalleled fruit ale. The smooth distinctive character of the matured ale serves as the perfect counterpoint to the pure organic fruit juice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4100) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 24, 2016
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Aroma of apricot and light malt. Cloudy light amber color, smooth white head that stays, small waves of lace. Taste is mild malt infused with solid natural apricot flavoring. Maybe a bit of bittering in the end. This is more about the apricot than it is beer, but it refreshes, and drinks easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (2271) - - MAY 20, 2016
Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed yellowish color with a two finger head of fizzy white foam. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a large sum of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the brew is huge of an apricot jam smell mixed with some other lighter peach smells. Taste – The taste begins with a sweet apricot jam taste that has a little bit of toast mixed within. The jammy sweetness fades a bit more toward the end only to be replaced by a bit of a more crisp apricot taste, giving a thick and sweet, but refreshing and authentic apricot flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather high. For the sweet flavors of the brew the high carbonation is great and makes for a more effervescent desert style brew. Overall – This was a rather nice desert style brew. It had an authentic apricot taste and aroma and a very nice easy drinking feel. You will want to be in the mood for a sweeter brew if you take this on, but if so you will likely enjoy this one as it is quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PintjeFritz (184) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 24, 2016
A nice bottle with a lot of information, also the drink temperature is on the label. Apricot, apricot, apricot, not too sweet, ideal for summer, (I have a 0.355l bottle with best-before 30.04.2017.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AaronTDubs (350) - - APR 21, 2016
Hazy yellow color. Lively carbonation. Very clear apricot aroma, with a touch of caramel and some fruity yeast notes. Very sweet, but with enough acidity to balance it out perfectly. Little to know hop flavor. A bit of malt in the finish. Round mouthfeel from the wheat, but ulimately quite light. Has a rich round apricot flavor. If you like apricots, then this is good. Lack a bit of complexity, but it forgivable since it so tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (1802) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 13, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : hazy light golden with a small white head. Aroma : stone fruits, honey, citrus peel , pear and candy. Palate : light body, high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (7909) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2016
*Old rating. Nice fruity apricot nose. The beer is fruity and fresh. Sweetish apricot jam, easy to drink. A bit sweetish but round, fruity and nice! Sessionable with not too much depth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1762) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2016
Cloudy yellow to orange body with an off-white head that laces the glass well. Absurdly fruity, sweet and strong aroma of sweet apricot jam and traces of apricot kernels. Also some citrus, and hints of a milk/fruit juice mix that was introduced in Norwegian grocery stores some years ago (and that of course flopped magnificently). Strong flavour of massive sweet apricot jam, with a welcome dash of refreshing citrus in the back, along with pale malts. Moderate to heavy sweet taste with a light bitter finish. Also some very vague hints of some sourness or acidity? Full body, syrupy texture, moderate carbonation. A nice one, if you like apricots.
[35.5 cl bottle, enjoyed 1 year before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Aker Brygge, Oslo]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (1221) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 24, 2016
slightly hazy golden liquid with frothy white head. aroma of apricot, cider sour. taste of apricot, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. light body, creamy, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (1617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 23, 2016
I’ve now had this twice at August in Tallinn - still not convinced beer and apricot should go together. A highly carbonated lemonade this is. Nothing wrong with it per se, but I just can’t force myself to enjoy this sort of stuff on any occasion. Also, if consumed as lemonade, I’d prefer something like this to contain ~2% less alcohol...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (4719) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2016
11.03.2016, 0,35l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head, hazy. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, apricot jam, grain, fruit stones, soda powder, sour apricot winegum. Taste is slightly sour-ish sweet fruity, apricot jam, hay, weeds, fruit stones, soda powder, grain, sour winegum. Little bitterness, slightly watery mouthfeel. Fair enough.

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