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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

293 Ratings
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 19
Gots: 31 | 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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2.94/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Very sweet, think they could go without the use of sugar. Smells like (you guessed it) apricots, almost like a dried kind. Could use more of the ale which is present but subtle. Has potential to be good but needs to be rebalanced. Also not a fan of mixing beers after they've fermented. Worth a try on a hot day but in my opinion not anywhere near as good as the st-Ambroise apricot wheat ale which is probably found most places this is (in Canada). Cheers!

smittybu, Aug 03, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks like a pilsner when poured, clear gold with a good sized head which is actually finer than what you'd get from a pils. Lots and lots of curtainy lace as you go. Handsome.

Somewhat perfumy apricot aroma laid over yeasty beer. Sweet to taste, apricot quite pronounced. Proper beer lurking in the background. Sweetness brings the mouthfeel to the edge of being syrupy, but it doesn't quite cross that line.

Decent enough as a summertime patio quaff. Not something you'd want to drink serially, but works as a one off.

TerryW, Jul 31, 2014
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Samuel Smith's Organic Apricot Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
87 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.