ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery
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Ratings: 4,225 | Reviews: 1,654 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BrantleyJ:
4.16/5 rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A - deep reddish amber color.
S - Clear hop notes, with citrus, pine, and of course apricots.
T - Sweet and fruity with a malt foundation, with pronounced hops up front. Dangerously drinkable for a 7% beer.
O - The apricots strangely work to make this ne of my favorite seasonal beers, and I do not normally like fruit beers.
Serving type: on tap (Falls Church, VA location)
Serving type: on-tap
03-26-2013 01:58:20 | More by BrantleyJ
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3.74/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A - Copper color with slight haze, small white head, extensive lacing.
S - Fairly muted, flat hop notes, malts in the form of pilsner coming through loud and clear.
T - Hop is mostly in the form of grass notes. A mild fruity note coupled with a cracker and grain malt hit. Turns bitter on the close, illustrating the serious hopping.
M - Given how bitter the turn is on the close, it is surprising how crisp the feel is. There is a gradual build, though, and it does burden the beer a bit you move into the second 6 oz.
O - This hybrid beer promises fruit, but though I think it is a decent IPA - nothing special, mind, but fairly clean and thoroughly hopped - the fruit is mostly lost. The only hint to its presence is a certain sweetness in the middle. Supporting role, indeed.
Serving type: bottle
07-30-2014 02:17:35 | More by Tsar_Riga
ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
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