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Sea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer - Sea Dog Brewing Company

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Sea Dog Apricot Wheat BeerSea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer

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BA SCORE
71
okay

237 Ratings
THE BROS
56
awful

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 21.31%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sea Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer is a crisp and quenching wheat ale with a subtle essence of fresh apricots.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-06-2006)
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.3/5  rDev -24.6%

12oz brown twist off bottle with a "Best Enjoyed Before" freshness date on the label.

A- Crystal clear walnut stain color, quick to froth but quicker to dissipate into nothing. Almost looks like a wine-cooler.

S- Apricot hard candy, faint grain in the back. Sterile ... uneventful aroma.

T&M- Light refreshing crispness, light bodied. Basic fruit flavor of apricot on top of a bland beer base. Finishes dry with only a memory of the fruit and a slight astringent grain.

D- Bartles & Jaymes anyone? Boring, just an other bland fruit beer. They must of broken out the cookie cutter for this one. What is the next flavor of the week going to be? FYI, Apricot is so yesterday.

06-06-2006 02:35:04 | More by Jason
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oberon

North Carolina

2.8/5  rDev -8.2%

Bought this for the wife but I wound up drinking it,poured a clear light golden with a decent one finger white head that is gone pretty quickly.Artificial apricot and big sweetness in the nose not much else to be had maybe a bit of toastiness.Real cloying on the palate apricot flavor is there in a big overly sweet form nothing els can cut thru the sweetness there.The sweet flavors are overbearing it might be good for a non beer drinker but the sweetness was just to much for me.

05-05-2007 00:12:36 | More by oberon
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lordofthewiens

Maine

3.03/5  rDev -0.7%

A 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. The beer was a golden color with a fairly small head, even with an aggressive pour. Apricot aroma, very sweet. The taste was the same as the aroma, along with a taste of grain. I thought this beer was a little too sweet for my taste; wouldn't want to drink more than one of these at a sitting.

10-31-2007 19:06:30 | More by lordofthewiens
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csmartin6

New York

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

07-22-2013 00:28:23 | More by csmartin6
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

12-25-2013 20:27:20 | More by TTripp725
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bishopdc0

Maine

1.83/5  rDev -40%

If you like apricot candy you will love this beer. i however do not. I was hoping for less of of an apricot and more beer but alas. This is overwhelmingly apricot aroma, like that of a jolly rancher. The appearance is average for a wheat light golden in color. The taste is sweet and dry but has to much of fruit flavor with no finish. This could be very drinkable for some but to much for me.

02-16-2010 19:54:12 | More by bishopdc0
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

04-14-2013 19:36:17 | More by JakerLou
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev +12.5%

Appearance: clear, no head, dark gold

Smell: peaches, apricots, and wheat

Taste: I think it tastes like a beer version of peaches and cream

Mouthfeel: sweet, light, watery, and smooth

Drinkability: I had their variety pack, so all of these reviews are similar. This was my second favorite of the three and was very drinkable especially in the summer..My experience is Sea Dog does good fruity beers..I could drink a lot of this in the summer, especially as an overall drink.

01-19-2009 03:51:54 | More by tigg924
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JayEvans813

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

09-04-2013 16:40:15 | More by JayEvans813
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -1.6%

09-17-2012 22:44:06 | More by NilocRellim
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -18%

11-15-2011 18:22:33 | More by bpfrush
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juicebox

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-01-2013 00:00:52 | More by juicebox
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zapx

New York

4/5  rDev +31.1%

09-19-2012 04:37:33 | More by zapx
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clark25

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -1.6%

01-08-2013 01:40:20 | More by clark25
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briandaube

Delaware

3/5  rDev -1.6%

06-27-2012 23:08:35 | More by briandaube
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

2.53/5  rDev -17%

Yellow beer with no signs of apricot in it, very thin white head that immediately leaves this realm. Smells of apricot and sugar.

Apricot and cereal flavors, with added sugar in the taste. Not terrible, but tastes so unlike just straight up apricot the fruit. Can't finish dry or clean, that sugary kids cereal mouthfeel just hangs on throughout the beer. Not my cup of tea, like most of the Sea Dog offerings, this one is just a straight up unitiated chick beer.

10-12-2011 17:37:42 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.05/5  rDev 0%

Apperance - Effervescent clear golden pour. Initially a fluffy white head disappearing quickly and leaving no lacing.

Smell - Dried apricots and light malts.

Taste - Mild apricot sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Crisp and effervescent. Light bodied.

Drinkability - Nice and easy to drink, but I would have liked more apricot taste.

03-30-2007 22:11:26 | More by stereosforgeeks
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slim24

New York

4/5  rDev +31.1%

04-07-2012 00:16:13 | More by slim24
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-21-2013 02:00:02 | More by tallfellapgh
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

08-24-2013 17:55:13 | More by Adkins1203
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Auraan

Arizona

2.64/5  rDev -13.4%

Scents of apricot. That's about all I picked up. Flavor is mostly of apricot, but an off sort of apricot, with a slight hint of malt. No bitterness, no wheat. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation. This combines with the flavor to make it drink a lot like a fruit soda. It's refreshing I suppose, but not really at all what a good fruit beer should taste like. The fruit is there, but it doesn't taste quite natural and the wheat is non-existent, though the bottle only calls it "Apricot" so maybe they changed something. It's nothing special, and fairly mediocre as far as fruit beers go.

05-20-2013 07:29:04 | More by Auraan
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breedsimpsonville

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -1.6%

06-13-2012 01:40:44 | More by breedsimpsonville
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Hammarby

Sweden

3.15/5  rDev +3.3%

A: Amber with an offwhite head, that goes away quite fast.
S: When poured the apricot really hits you. Apricot (dried), some malt. After a while the presence of apricot diminishes, red berries, some buttery tones.
T: Malt, apricot, a bit perfumed, pez. Aftertaste of dried apricots and - cheese doodles! And pez. Taste not bad but strange. Maybe it takes some getting used to.
M: Tiny bubbles of carboration, light in body. Kind of thin, almost flat to the feel, yet get's you burping immediately.

I had hopes for this, but felt a bit let down. The apricot's there, but the thin quality and light body is not a good partner for the apricot taste. I can't decide wether I like it or not, but I had hoped for a richer body. I can't find the wheat anywhere. I will have to try this one soon again, maybe get a pair of them, because even though I was dissapointed I feel there's something there to be discovered. Or maybe that's just wishful thinking.

02-15-2007 21:56:45 | More by Hammarby
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev +14.1%

Sea Dog- Apricot Wheat

Appearance- Golden orange with no head.
Smell- Strong apricot. Nothing else.
Taste- Big apricot flavor with a touch of wheat/ straw.
Mouthfeel- Very sweet and crisp.

Overall- Not much to say here, it tastes of Apricots. Not bad tasting but 1 is enough. This is a desert beer, or a beer for girlie girls.

10-07-2006 12:35:38 | More by NJpadreFan
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jmz62565

Connecticut

3.3/5  rDev +8.2%

Pours a yellow gold with a medium head that disapears quickly. The smell is a strong apricot peach aroma that seems very artificial and almost sickly sweet. The taste is less strong than the smell with a nice apricot flavor and little else. The m/f is light and well balanced. I'm not a big fruit beer guy and I would rate this as average at best.

08-24-2006 22:13:27 | More by jmz62565
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Sea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer from Sea Dog Brewing Company
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