Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 520   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Apricot Wheat Ale blends various barley malts with malted wheat and natural Apricot essence to create an original-tasting beer with a clean, fruit nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinkhole (263) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2006
Pleasant apricot aroma, not artifical or overpowering. Pours dark orange-gold with white head. Taste of apricots at start and ended with a slight wheat bitterness. Excellent example of a fruit wheat beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jacktripper (20) - CANADA - JUN 4, 2006
Pour is a nice golden-orange with a bright white head. Yes, there is a reason that it is called Apricot Wheat Ale as the aroma of apricots and peaches is quite prevalent. Taste is not overly fruity as one might think though there is certainly the flavour of apricot there. Finishes very clean with a slight taste of honey. Excellent fruit-based beer, probably the only one I buy regularly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beergut111 (210) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2006
Not a bad beer, but it was a little bit too sweet for me and the apricot taste seemed a bit artificial.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wanderingman (54) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2006
Well this is a first for me, a fruit beer that delivers exactly what it promises. An aroma of apricots, sets the stage for the refreshing taste of wheat beer with only hints of fruit (apricots and peach) ascenting the flavour. I’m surprised to admit that a fruit beer is actually on my buy-again list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerWeg (1525) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 28, 2006
Smells tangy and sweet like apricot jam. Tastes tangy and off-dry with the peachy/apricot fruit notes foremost, their sweetness lending a touch of body to an otherwise light-bodied American Wheat ale. Looks quite pretty. Defined, yet still fairly mainstream. This could be better if brewed with whole fruits, I kept thinking. (Tastes like an extract.)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2006 Draught @ The Woolwich Arms, Guelph, ON: I won’t change the rating because it’s a fine beer that deserves a good rating. This is probably the best fruit beer you can find due to the excellent balance and lack of overbearing and cloying sweetness you’ll often find in the style. Having it on draught is worlds above the bottle as well, with all the gentle apricot and peach flavours shining through. Good stuff.<P> Original Rating 06/05/22 355ml Bottle: This one surprised me, I had very low expectations going in as I’ve not yet enjoyed a fruit beer. Aroma is gentle apricot, but not overbearing. Flavour is excellent - only flourishes of apricot and peach, allowing the wheat beer to shine through. It’s more a beer than a juice, which is rare for the style. Loved it, would have it again in a second.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2006
Thanks to Hogtoen Harry for this one, which I really enjoyed. The pour was dark straw, with a soliud apricot and peach aroma and taste. I also noted hopcit and a firm pale malt presence in the nose and palate. This one is a very nice fruit beer, and went very well out on my deck in the sun with some cashews.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 16, 2006
sweet peach aroma. Pours a golden brown, thin white head. Yeasty flavour with apricot finish. It is what it is. This is your beer if you like apricots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thaichile (599) - 10aFly, New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2006
Bottle. Pours a orange golden color with a very nice white head. Scents of apricots on the nose. This beer is laden with this fruit, a little sweet but was very nice. I’d definately have this one again. Thanks Blankboy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quevillon (2550) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2006 On goûte très bien les apricots, elle est très rafréchissante sans être fade. Pas trop sucré et un peu pétiante, proche d’une lambic sans l’être.

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