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Samuel Smith's Organic Apricot Ale - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Organic Apricot AleSamuel Smith's Organic Apricot Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

261 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 16
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: minterro on 03-19-2012)
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Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +29.2%

05-11-2012 19:31:35 | More by jrempel
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Brouwerij78

New York

5/5  rDev +29.2%

Instant "wow" upon first sniff and then a bigger "WOW" upon first sip. This is like drinking fresh, crisp, sweet apricots perfectly in season. Reminiscent of an English Perry with more freshness, sweetness and bite. The color is apricot in hue (obviously right?), the liquid flows nicely into the Spigelau austrian crystal beer snifter I used to serve this gem of a brew. If you are into fruit brews, lambics, ciders or just want to try something new and delicious, Sam Smith is your boy. Not overly sweet or overly fruity...great Sunday sipper.

10-02-2013 23:03:34 | More by Brouwerij78
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utfiero

Texas

4.8/5  rDev +24%

Color- hazy gold. Medium head.

Aroma- tart apricot preserves.

Taste- a beautiful apricot nectar! Starts sweet then turns mildly tart finishing with a long balanced apricot earthiness. Wonderful! 14 IBUs

Poured from 550 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 1/31/14. Purchased locally Spec's.

The high rating is relative to other fruit beers. Please take that into account in interpreting this review.

02-01-2014 00:16:02 | More by utfiero
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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

11-11-2013 19:12:39 | More by jason_nwx
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West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

03-02-2014 23:56:04 | More by msanborn
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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Illinois

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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.71/5  rDev +21.7%

bottle shared into tasting (5 oz) glasses

The beer pours a hazy orange with a thin off-white head. The scent is better than opening a bag of dried apricots. The nose is almost sweet as well. The taste is like the best apricot you've ever had. The sweetness is well beyond a typical apricot and into the dried fruit taste. This beer is just an incredible dessert. The only thing stopping it from being a 5 is that it's tough to really even call it a beer. If you like apricots, you absolutely have to try this brew.

05-27-2013 02:59:54 | More by PHBoiler
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.63/5  rDev +19.6%

Comes in a larger 1 pint, 2.7 ounce bottle. Pours a very hazy yellow-burnt orange, just like would be expected for a glass of apricot nectar except with a foamy head and the lacing. Lots of aroma of course that is very pleasing to the nose! Taste like the the smell with just a tad of bitterness that is actually perfect. A couple of years ago, I didn't want to try a fruit-type ale but have really grown to love them!

07-25-2013 22:13:54 | More by BeerWithMike
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.58/5  rDev +18.3%

A: 1/4" cream coloured head over cloudy and thick amber liquid.

S: Apricots, honey and yeast.

T: Apricots, yeast, honey and some sweet buscuity malt. But more sweet apricots than anything else.

M: Medium viscosity and low carbonation. Nice and thick fruit feel.

O: Very drinkable, a beautiful summer beer.

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Illinois

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North Carolina

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Illinois

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Samuel Smith's Organic Apricot Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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