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Apricots Wheat - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Apricots Wheat
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BA SCORE
89
very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A refreshing american wheat beer brewed with apricots and lightly hopped with amarillo hops.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 04-15-2013)
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-27-2014 13:56:04 | More by ShanePB
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20%

07-28-2014 22:26:07 | More by waddellc2
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-22-2014 02:48:26 | More by Mipper
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-19-2014 14:28:22 | More by IPAchris
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-13-2014 11:03:52 | More by AMarkle6524
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-09-2014 20:37:32 | More by VikeMan
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-17-2014 22:36:07 | More by DrBier
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

A-hazy yellow orange color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-grain, little wheat, apricot, hint of grass

T-grain, wheat, apricot, little grass, mild bitter hop finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and refreshing

O-nice fruit wheat ale, the apricot compliments it nicely without being overpowering, great beer for the summer

06-12-2014 10:47:54 | More by MDDMD
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drebrew

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-25-2014 02:10:03 | More by drebrew
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-14-2014 01:57:27 | More by tommyguz
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

02-13-2014 15:43:26 | More by reizorc
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-10-2013 04:30:16 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-05-2013 21:08:32 | More by bvdubn
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2013 18:53:13 | More by ncaudle
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Dweedlebug

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-08-2013 17:55:27 | More by Dweedlebug
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TroyG2352

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

05-07-2013 12:31:41 | More by TroyG2352
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Invictus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-07-2013 10:50:54 | More by Invictus
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2013 21:13:29 | More by yourefragile
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runner_pe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-04-2013 12:01:38 | More by runner_pe
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-03-2013 19:36:36 | More by GeoffreyM
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +1%

Draft offering during my final visit to the old Als/Pizza Boy location. Served in a weizen glass the brew appears a hazed golden orange color with a dense white cap that slowly fades leaving patches of lacing effect on the glass. A swirl effortlessly revives a finger to the surface that retains very well.

The aroma captured a pleasant balance of fresh juicy peach/apricot inclusion overtop a firm wheat base that has it's own perceived sweet and fresh cereal grain quality. The aroma lets you know there is a fruit addition but it does not dominate the overall beer character.

The flavor is a bit sweet with a fresh grain quality imparting almost a feeling of cereal moreso than typical grain/maltiness. A pleasant apricot flavor is present with a freshness that also does not dominate but it isnt as subtle as some other examples of apricot wheat beers. A slight touch of earthen feel across the back but it finishes crisp and clean.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Overall not a beer that would be my personal first choice given all other options by this brewery. However, it is probably the best example of an apricot wheat beer that I have ever had. Maybe due to the freshness or draft presentaion, I am not sure but color me impressed.

05-03-2013 15:44:03 | More by stakem
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-26-2013 04:47:46 | More by jagada
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

04-22-2013 16:26:14 | More by brez8791
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-19-2013 21:29:31 | More by baybum
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-16-2013 20:38:22 | More by StormKing47
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Apricots Wheat from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.