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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear medium orange yellow colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, apricot, apricot sweet, apricot tart, apricot fruity. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, apricot bitter, apricot sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Quit refreshing... [20121206]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and sweet apricot. Sweet, citric and apricot dense. Lingering sweet and citric finish. A bit too perfumed for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2014
Bottled. A yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of apricots. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of apricots.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Řlfestival 2014. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of apricots. Fruity flavour of apricots. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2016
Bottled. Hazy orangeish golden colour with a mediumsized white head. Aroma is apricot marmalade, some sweet malts, mild sugary and wine gum like notes. Also a slight wooden tartness to it. Flavour is kind of tartish/sour wood along with apricot and some slight bready and crisp malty notes to it. I had expected something really harsh from this, but it actually turned out to be a quite nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
17th January 2013
Cloudy gold - orange beer with a small white head. Palate is smooth. Intense tangy apricot underpinned by creamy malt. Finishes sweet and tangy. Great creamy fruit beer and one in the eye for beer snobs! Ha!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
bottle at home ... golden yellow ... soft sweet apricot ... rich apricot nose .. very sweet and citrus ... juicy fruits .. loads of fruit ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden color, white head that settles quickly. Aroma of apricot jam. Taste is sweet stone fruit sherbet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle at home in London with Lyoli. Pours clear gold with a small, fading white foam head. Nose has some rotting fruits, vague sugary apricots. Medium to big sweet flavor, some faintly tangy apricot. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet and lightly tangy finish, sugry apricot. It’s a touch artificial and syrupy, but the tartness makes it alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle at a Samuel Smith-pub quite close to Charing Cross. Hazy apricot color, with a very nice lasting offwhite head. Apricot aroma, orange, peach, malty, biscuits, rather on the sweet side. Apricot flavor, sweet, oranges, citrus notes, sugary, banana notes, pine apples. Rather sweet fruity, but somehow it gets away with it.

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