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Apricot Wheat - Alcatraz Brewing Co.

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Apricot Wheat
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.73
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Alcatraz Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: womencantsail on 01-23-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)

This is the regular "Weiss Guy Wheat" with apricot extract/flavoring added to the keg. The server confirmed there isn't actually any fruit in it.

A: The pour is much the same as the regular Weiss Guy Wheat, a hazy light yellow pour with a thin layer of white head on top.

S: The nose is full of sweet apricot, which is a welcomed change over the sour grain smell of the original version of this beer. The wheat is present as well, but more of a background note.

T: Just like the nose, there is a lot of sweet apricot flavor. Perhaps a bit too sweet for me, but again, the beer is better for it. The fruit does taste real rather than fake apricot flavor candy.

M: The mouthfeel is unfortunately still a bit watery and the carbonation was moderate, but I would have liked it to be a bit higher.

D: This was actually one of the better beers we had at Alcatraz, as awful as it is to say. The sweetness made this beer something that I couldn't drink too much of, but it's actually not completely terrible.

Apricot Wheat from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.