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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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231 Ratings

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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 20.98%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | 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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Photo of PorterLambic


3.38/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, golden color. Decent white head drops quickly. Reminescent of a commercial for one of those megabrew offerings.
Smell is heavy apricot (I like), malt, a hint of lemon & yeast.
Taste is still apricot, malt, green grapes, slight lemon (in the aftertaste) with a touch of Jolly Rancher apple candy throughout.
Medium body, crisp tho with very light carbonation, the aftertaste departes quickly. Good flavor but it drinks more like a malt beverage than a beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-31-2006 17:51:25 | More by PorterLambic
Photo of xzqrut


3.88/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle, this beer came out a nice light amber/orange color. The beer gave a good head, but it did not stick around too long. The beer was clear throughout, with good carbonation, and very minimal lacing. The smell of the beer gave a nice apricot scent at first, which made way to the lighter wheat side, while the taste had a nice light apricot taste, that was not too overwhelming. Mouthfeel light and crisp, went down smooth. Very drinkable summer brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2006 23:29:02 | More by xzqrut
Photo of jameaterblues

New York

2.7/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

So I reviewed this on the second bottle that I drank(not in a row)...I normally am a fan of fruit beers, and specifically apricot beers, but this one gave me instant heartburn both times...that is rare for a beer to do to me,but here is what I got...
A- Bright gold/yellow color with 1/4th inch white head that disappeared very quickly....carbonation bubbles were very visible.
S- Strong apricot, sweet malts, light wheat...the smell of the apricot was very strong, and that was to be expected...but it made me question its naturalness.
T-Wheat, strong apricot...which lingers and is present in the body...slight crispness in the finish...
M/D-medium bodied, medium carbonation for the style, and for me instant heartburn.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2006 22:12:46 | More by jameaterblues
Photo of aquatonex

New York

2.05/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I'm an avid fan of fruit beers, but this one is a bit iffy...

Pours a light orange, decent carbonation, some lacing. Smell up front is dominated by a jolly rancher-like apricot, then it evaporates into a subtle apricot nose that you can actually get near enough to drink. Taste follows similarly, at first is way too sweet, almost fake. Then, the crazy fake apricots subside leaving a slightly sweet and tart apricot flavor. Too bad the flavor is too sparse. After a few minutes it makes to be an easy drinker but not very flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2006 02:21:28 | More by aquatonex
Photo of Drew966


3.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer pours a light to medium yellow with a fluffy white head. Wow, you can really smell the apricot. Taste is initially dominated by the apricot, but quickly segues into the wheat flavor. Pretty decent, definitely worth a try if you like this sort of beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2006 03:31:59 | More by Drew966
Photo of Jason


2.3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2006 02:35:04 | More by Jason
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Sea Dog Apricot Wheat Beer from Sea Dog Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.