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RATINGS: 297   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 Smiths 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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3350) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazed golden orange with a thin white head. Aroma of sweet apricot and fruit. Flavor of apricot jam, pale malts, citrus and had some fruity tartness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
17Beer (291) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 30, 2016
Sweet apricot smells with an alcohol overtone. Pours a cloudy gold with a tight white head of tiny bubbles. A lot of lacing. Big round apricot tastes with a little hops underneath. Quite sweet but not cloying. Fizzy broad mouthfeel. Well made (like all Samuel Smiths) and interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26261) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maracuja05 (1023) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2016
[backlog] 23-04-16 // bottle shared at Sixties, Mainz. Cloudy apricot coloured beer. Nose is apricot and taste aswell. Refreshing. Sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rask0lnikov (1026) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2016
355ml bottle. Rather pale yellow colour. Medium white head. Sweetness and apricots in the aroma. Some sour notes too. Slightly sour apricoty beginning. Fruity in the middle. Apricots and slightly sour notes in the end. The palate is sweet. Rather light bodied, medium carbonated, drinkable fruit beer. Nothing special. The sweetness was too intensive.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thellgren (925) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2016
0.355 l bottle from Alko Arkadia, Helsinki. Appearance is cloudy and yellow. Taste has obviously apricot. This is somewhat dry but still a bit too sweet for me. I would like some more wild yeast or acidic micro-organisms. Leave the cane sugar out. please.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Blueshawk (465) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2016
- trb goldene Farbe mit leichter Schaumbildung - Aromen nach Aprikose, Honig und grnem Apfel - passend spritzige Carbonisierung - der Antrunk hat einen leicht vergorenen Apfelmosttouch - erst in der Mitte gewinnt die Aprikose dann die Oberhand - und genau hier wird mir das Bier dann eine Spur zu slich - im Abgang wird die Se durch die Hopfenbitternis etwas nivelliert Fazit: Interessantes Fruchtbier, mit einem etwas zu sen Touch

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FinnIckler (264) - GERMANY - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle from Drinks of the World Winterthur. Pours hazy orange with fast depleting head. Smells of apricot with hints of citrus and banana. Taste starts wonderfully refreshing, with hints of citrus and sweetness. Body is full of apricot and just a bit of bitterness. Finish is sweet and a bit sour. Great Beer for the summer, its really refreshing and tastes great. Will try the whole organic fruit beer range when I get the chance!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (3363) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Very good. Aromas fresh, ripe apricots, yeast, and a hint of malt. Flavors similar to nose, mostly sweet offset with a bit of tart and just right carbonation. Slightly chewy. Excellent finish. Goes great with an aged cheddar.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (882) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2016
550ml bottle. Sweet apricot aroma. Cloudy dark orange in colour with a small creamy head. Moderate carbonation. Mild apricot flavour with a touch of sourness. Medium body. Sweet finish.


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