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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Snowshoe Apricot Wheat Ale is designed as an introductory beer, appealing to the beginning and experienced beer drinker alike. This beer provides the light-bodied, slightly malty character with the addition of apricot extract for a pleasant, fruity aroma and refreshing finish.

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1.3
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - DEC 26, 2011
4oz sampler -

Part of a 7-beer sampler tray. Easily the worst beer of the sampler tray. It tasted and smelled like some fruity hand soap, with an awful twang in the finish. It looked like something that would be found in the sink of some greasy spoon. Stay far, far away from this garbage.


3.9
jwitt223 (23) - California, USA - OCT 8, 2016
On tap at the brewery. STRONG apricot smell and taste makes this beer refreshing.

3.2
toml219 (285) - California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Serving type: growler - Aroma - Smelled or wheat, slight citrus and apricot. A-Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a white head that did not last long and very little lacing. T/P - Taste of standard American wheat beer with an after taste of apricot. Very light carbonation. This beer is very crisp and light. O- This I very drinkable. I could easily drink a whole growler of this, especially on a hot summer day.

2.8
Heromark (42) - - JUN 30, 2013
Not much of an aroma. Pyramid apricot ale has a better apricot taste but this one is good on a hot day Revere Stryker dog!

3
gringoroll (62) - via del mar, CHILE - MAY 3, 2013
Pours cloudy golden orange, strong apricot aroma, very nice. Crisp and refreshing with strong wheat, and apricot flavor. Not a bad beer, they served these at the ski resort I worked at for 8 years and it was my customary "after a long day" beer thanks to its crisp refreshing nature.

2.7
bytemesis (8222) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Tap @Brewpub. Pours hazy light golden with a small white head and good lacing. This beer smells like slightly artificial apricot, perhaps a touch of wheat, but not much room for anything else. Flavor is about the same, medium sweet and no bitterness to be found. Light bodied. I can see this as a gateway beer for the Zima crowd, but not much going for it otherwise.

3
slowrunner77 (11912) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 a straight lite fruity beer here. very aromatic and refreshing. would make a good summer brew, but bear valley just had snow, so its a little out of season in october. similar but thinner than pyramid.

3.1
Oscbert (1296) - Lincoln, California, USA - MAY 19, 2009
~Pours a light gold with small creamy white head. ~Strong apricot scent with wheat. ~Wheaty apricot flavor. ~Light crisp feel. Sweet finish. ~The apricot was a nice touch to this wheat brew.

2.9
IrishBoy (4185) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 29, 2007
Bottle from World Maket Microbrew pack. Nose smells like fresh apricots like are on the tree in my back yard right now; gold with a huge white head which laces they glass as it slowly recedes; flavor of apricot cobbler with some caramel malt.

2.6
bb (9241) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 22, 2006
Draft. Slightly hazy golden beer with no head. Thin apricot and light malt aroma. Big apricot flavor - a lot of apricots. Medium bodied.


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