656. Aprihop

656. Aprihop

They had a few loose Dogfish Head bottles at Downtown Wine & Spirits a few weeks ago. I really wanted a beer last night after a long day of TAing obligations. I let this warm a bit and served it in my NERAX pint glass.

Beer Stats:

Brewery: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Alcohol: 7.00%
Serving: Bottle, 12 oz.
Style: Fruit Beer, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (4.0): Pours a clear copper-amber with a fluffy, sudsy, off-white head that fades slowly leaving thick lace that clings to the glass.

Smell (3.5): Strong apricot aromas are predominant, along with lighter malts and hops.

Taste (3.5): Sweet apricot flavors dominate from start to finish where a moderate bitterness appears providing some balance.

Mouthfeel (4.0): Smooth and full-bodied with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability (3.5): Flavorful, but a little sweet.

Overall (3.65): This is a pretty decent fruit beer, it's a little sweet for my tastes, but it's nice enough.

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