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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.8
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
This beer pours a very clear golden color with a small white head that fades quickly. The aroma blends apricots and bready malts, and the taste is similar: mildly sweet and slightly sour with strong apricot flavors all the way through the aftertaste. The palate fuses a slick texture, medium-light body, and a soft carbonation.

3
Idiosynkrasie (7427) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 18, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear, golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Sweet-ish, fruity, apricot aroma. Taste is sweet-and-sour fruity, apricot notes, slightly prickling sherbet character. Not too sweet, without artificial touch, slightly monotonous. OK.

3.1
GustaveEiffel (2) - - APR 13, 2015 does not count
Birra all’albicocca. Colore chiaro. Gusto più dolce della media. Poco dissetante, ma la nota è fresca. Carbonatazione media o poco più che media. Immediato aroma di albicocca all’olfatto e al gusto, impatto dolce che viene smorzato nel tempo facendo notare anche una nota di mela. Non adatta al pasto, buona idea per un aperitivo o con un dolce fresco. Più facile apprezzarla in piccole quantità. Personalmente un po’ troppo dolciastra.

3.2
Sigmund (7390) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
355 ml bottle, ABV 5.1%, at Robert Raikes’ House (a Samuel Smith pub), Gloucester. Served ice cold. Golden colour, moderate white head. Distinct aroma of apricots. The flavour is medium sweet, not cloying, with distinct apricots throughout. Low bitterness.

2.6
ordybill (1738) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a very strong fruit (apricot) aroma. Appearance- A pale yellow similar to AAL style beer, with a small white head. Taste- Has a powerful fruit flavorful that is rather sweet. Too sweet for me. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation, the sweetness subtracts from the beer to much for me. Overall- Not my cup of tea er. beer. To much sugar and not enough beer flavor to keep me drinking this more often.

2.5
sdmmb (1826) - BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Bierhuis, Ossett. Overly sweet apricot tasting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
ClubGonzo (5668) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle from Utobeer, London. Pours a clear golden body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is strong apricot tones, grape peel, pale malts, wine gum and hints of butterscotch. Taste is apricot, butterscotch, pale malts and hints of wine gum and straw. Medium body and carbonation. Quite a pleasant apricot beer, which is a rare genre to a) make and b) pull off properly. Another smooth English beer from Samuel Smith.

3.2
geologyguy (1583) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Light fruity apricot smell, slightly cloudy appearance, sweet and bitterish taste (like rhubarb?) That starts good then diminishes in quality pretty quickly....however, bitterness goes away and beer gets better with time

1.8
kessefrathy (1) - Åbyhøj, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2015 does not count
Minder mig om en meget sød æblemost. Kvalm i stedet for frisk. Vandet og ikke specielt pæn at se på. Den her er mere eksotisk, end den er god. På ingen måde mindeværdig.

3.9
Underdogs88 (325) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bright apricot aroma. Appearance is a light gold with a white head. In the flavor the apricot flavor is high and sweet. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, the apricot aroma flavor is great; however, it is too sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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