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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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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2.9
badhack (554) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 21, 2015
To me this tasted like an Apricot shandy. There is a ton of quite delicious apricot juice making this more of a beer cocktail. Don’t get me wrong, the apricots are delicious but it does impart a very sweet flavor. Malt is quit weak and there is some bitterness that I didn’t think flattered the beer much. There is no tartness.

3.2
Marduk (7595) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear golden color. Medium size, bubbly head, stays. Sweet, strong apricot, fudge, jelly in aroma. Sweet, dried apricots, slightly acidic, some lemon perhaps in taste. Long lasting apricot in aftertaste. Apricot everywhere.

3.8
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2015
アプリコット&# あんずのいい&

3.6
martjoobolut (4229) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle (from Koht). Pours dark golden with whiteish head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is intense apricot, sweetness, sourness. Flavor is sweet and sour, fruits, apricot. Overall: good. It’s exactly what it claims to be - an apricot beer.

3.4
Niko100 (2891) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Hazy golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, yeast, apricots, some caramel, & spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt, yeast, fruit (notably apricots), and some hops; Dry finish; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.

3.8
mr_h (5434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 20, 2015
355ml bottle at home, from Good Spirits Company, West Nile Street, Glasgow, potent apricot, fruity aroma, golden amber, dispersing bubbly white head, no lacing, apricot flavour, a bit gassy, very sweet

3.6
BlackHaddock (7232) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
19th Aug 2015: shared bottle at the Aug Shrewsbury bottle exchange meeting, cheers Mike. Not a beer I would buy myself, I was pleased to see this and the Cherry version for five of us the try. Poured a clear golden colour with a weak white wisp on top. Very Apricot in all aspects and I have to say a lot better than I expected (not so keen on the Cherry option). Says Apricot on the label and it packs a good Apricot punch, I like Apricots!

4.4
lbianchi66 (390) - FRANCE - AUG 19, 2015
Robe orangée Abricot marqué. Légèrement aigre mais aussi sucrée sans excès. Bien équilibrée. Enfin une bonne bière aux fruits!

3.8
sinfull (1633) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Golden/orange color,nice white head.strong aroma of apricot jam, which brought me back for 15 years into my mom’s kitchen )). Rather sweet taste with light fruity tartness, apricots dominate.Thanks for flashback into childhood:-).

2.5
niquillis (2679) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle at Congress, Longton. Pours apricot with a white foam. Apricot aroma, sickly sweet, apricot syrup. Hard work, far too sweet.


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