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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Apricot Seven is a blend of two oak barrels soured from Artisanal Wine Cellars. Both were treated identically, being filled with a batch of Seven in early January 2011 along with Oregon apricot puree and a bit of brettanomyces. After eleven months, the two were blended and have been sneaking out here and there in draft form, while this ten case release was saved until now. At this point the beer has a significant earthy and fruity quality with distinct tartness rooted in both apricot and brettanomyces fermentation byproducts. Perfectly suited for fans of funky and sour ales, this one is just fine now but can be cellared for several years for more pronounced wine-like flavor to emerge.

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mcberko (18557) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2012
On tap at the Grain & Gristle, pours a cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of loads of funk, apricots, sour fruits and oak barrels – very complex. Flavour is quite funky and wild, with loads of sour, funky apricots, a little barnyard character and more funky apricots. There is a light acidity with moderate oaky sourness . The oak barrels and apricot are executed to perfection. Excellent stuff.

4.4
jtclockwork (17070) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Bottle at my house. Pours apricot gold with white head. Nose/taste of freshly peeled apricots, tart fruit, oak, light funky acid and wild yeast. Lovely well balanced acidity. Medium body. Well crafted sour.

4.1
j12601 (13027) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle 24/120 courtesy of James at a tasting at his place. Pours a lightly hazed golden amber with a thin white head. Bright dusty dried apricots on the nose, soft funky acid and tartness. Apricot and soft musk, toast and sweet acid. A touch of acid and nutty acetone. Smooth and delicious. Apricot on here is tasty. Very, very tasty.

4.2
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle @ Crooked Stave ROY-G-BIV Day. Not sure who brought this but it was quite tasty, so thank you very much! Pours a hazy yellow/orange appearance with a white head. Big juicy apricot, funky pineapple bretty vanilla aroma. A bit oaky, moderately tart, fruity yeasty, apricot/peachy, tropical fruity, funky bretty flavor. Fuck yeah.

4
GT (10002) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 23, 2012
750mL at Woodshop 7. Pours a low haze peach juice with large head formation. Nose is sweet peach, honey, sugar, sea salt, mild fresh brine and nectar fruit skins. Taste is bitter peach skin, peach juice, lemon pulp, and big peach cobbler dessert. Palate is clean, dry, fruity. Soft. Another winner from Upright.

4.1
arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big peach, vanilla, apricot into a bit of wood, funk, slight musty, basement notes with a hint of oak, some slight white fruits. Taste was a mix of white grape, oak, wood into a bit of apricot, peach into a bit of lemon, some slight funky, yeasty notes, finishing tart, slightly sweet.

4.1
blipp (9590) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Light tart aroma with fruity apricot and white grapes. The flavor has tart and fruity sweet apricot, funky yeast, white grapes and a quick tart and dry finish. Great balance of sweetness and tartness and a very tasty addition of apricots. Good stuff.

4
b3shine (9072) - Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2015
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared by Dogbones). Looks good; a cloudy apricot with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells good too; apricot-forward. Tastes Like it smells with a semi-tart medium-bodied mouthfeel. Good stuff!

3.9
nimbleprop (8708) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy, bright orange with some cloudy, white head. Nice, fruity nose, loads of juicy apricot, yeasty. Flavor is the same, juicy, sweet, fruity. Medium bodied, dry finish.

3.7
JaBier (8156) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle sampled at Muckfest III. Clear orange pour with a thin white head. Nose of malt, funky sourness and apricot. Malty and sour flavor up front with apricots and a slightly sweet finish.


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