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Hidden Barrel Apricot - AC Golden Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

70 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 24
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 05-27-2012)
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

06-09-2013 22:00:05 | More by bsuedekum
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Prospero

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-25-2013 20:25:37 | More by Prospero
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PG2G

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-07-2014 14:47:16 | More by PG2G
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layinbrix

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-23-2014 05:20:13 | More by layinbrix
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-16-2013 21:11:49 | More by dfhhead25
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-25-2013 01:15:01 | More by dhbiker0889
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WesMantooth22

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-17-2013 02:08:28 | More by WesMantooth22
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev +12.4%

Another thanks to rudzud. Batch 1 , 2010

No head, hazy golden peach color.

Nose fresh apricot, nice funky sour lacto like funk, generic tart sour fruit and light berry notes, little stone fruit and put.

Taste semi sweet to start, then quickly turns to acidic funk, tart sour wild funk, stone fruit and little apricot like fruit, juicy bit sour. Nice juicy fruit with light bitterness. Finish is sticky little flemmy, mild acidic tart and mild stone fruit.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb, little acidic bite.

Overall pretty nice, tart lambic with little stone fruit and nice acidity, tasty beer.

05-25-2014 01:06:38 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +11.4%

Shared with JLindros and Threelions. Batch 1

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear straw hue with a thin quarter inch head that leaves light halo.

S - Aromas of apricot and pit, nice light funk, definitely sour.

T - Taste is pleasantly sour, nice stone fruit, nice nice light apricot, good funk, light vanilla, barrel, really good sour tart funk.

M - Mouthfeel Is nice and crisp. Pleasant.

O - Overall this beer was really tasty. Nice and old and drinkable. Delicious.

05-24-2014 02:38:51 | More by rudzud
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-30-2013 21:52:22 | More by GRG1313
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-27-2013 15:36:33 | More by Zaphog
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

thanks to ablackshear for this extra!

poured into tulip glass.

reviewed from notes taken 7/13/2013.

Appearance: Golden orange bodied beer with thin white cap with a few big bubbles. Quickly drops to no head and the sour looks still.

Smell: This beer smells lactic and sour! Hint of peach/apricot fruitiness. Not much funk to speak of.

Taste: This beer is rather tart! I would say 7/10 and the tartness get bigger as it warms! Peaches, apricots, and a hint of lemon. Not a lot of funk that is noted and just a hint of oak. Lingering sour finish.

Mouthfeel: low end of a medium bodied sour. Low carbonation. The beer is pretty dry and crisp.

Overall: This is a really awesome sour beer. Overexceeded all my expectations. It is legit! It does lack some complexity, but still really enjoyable if you like wild ales with hugr pucker factor. I had a 2011 Cascade Apricot this weekend and this beer held its own going against the Cascade. The hidden barrel was alot more sour than Cascade Apricot.

07-15-2013 06:02:26 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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McNazz

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-23-2014 15:19:23 | More by McNazz
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marqoid

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-05-2013 13:40:28 | More by marqoid
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-31-2013 15:13:56 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-12-2013 08:56:34 | More by Jspriest
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Bottle shared by forgetfu, thanks. This was the best out of the three and is as good as any fruit sour made in the US currently. Apricot for the win.

Beer is yellow and hazy with a white head, decent retention, moderate carbonation.

Aroma is fruit and lactic sourness.

Beer is nice, creamy, fruity, tart and sour, a great moderately dry finish but not too bad, works well with the fruit sweetness and the tart in the corners. I'd have it again for sure.

06-13-2012 19:56:24 | More by drabmuh
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-03-2013 17:37:38 | More by Auror
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bikesnbeerFtc

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-26-2014 22:12:02 | More by bikesnbeerFtc
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-29-2013 19:37:19 | More by Rochefort10nh
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-05-2013 04:09:31 | More by bennetj17
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-16-2013 03:59:36 | More by BMart
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.24/5  rDev +7.3%

Clouded yellow with a small amount of soapy white bubbles that quickly pop.

Lemon, tart, barnfunk, apricot.

Great tart apricot forward flavor. Rewardingly drinkable, tart, lemon, very small amount of dry carbonation which fits the flavors and style. Not overly acidic.

Highly recommended for the true sour lover. The $28 price is a bit hard to swallow. This one will be one and done for me, I simply can't afford as much as I would like...

04-14-2013 04:13:01 | More by chugalug06
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

Share by forgetfu. Thanks Bill!

The beer is hazy and appears a golden apricot hue (go figure). The aroma is surprisingly good. I am already shocked that a huge macro brewing corporation is producing lambic, let alone lambic I would buy and drink regularly. The flavor brings prominent apricots. Mild tartness balanced with a delicate sweetness. Light acetic finish with a touch of funk. Good stuff. I would have this again.

11-21-2012 00:36:55 | More by Huhzubendah
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craytonic

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

Bottle shared by forgetfu

Appearance: murky golden apricot color with a bit of haze

Aroma; apricot, lactic sour

Taste: nice fresh apricot, moderalty sour with a touch of sweet from the fruit

Mouthfeel: medium body, good carbonation

Overall: better than the kriek and peach offerings from this brewer, really tasty. Right behind the one from the pacific north east, not as good as fou foune but not that far off either.

06-15-2012 18:57:28 | More by craytonic
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Hidden Barrel Apricot from AC Golden Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.