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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,214 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,214
Reviews: 1,653
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 99
Gots: 275 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aprihop is an American IPA brewed with Pilsner and Crystal malts. It's massively hopped -- in the continuous fashion, of course! -- and the flavor is complemented by the addition of apricots.

After fermentation, the beer is dry hopped with irresponsible amounts of Amarillo hops. The beer has a hoppy aroma, with the apricots playing a supporting role.

The flavor is rich with late hop flavors, and its bitterness is tempered by just the right amount of malt sweetness and fruity undertones from the apricots.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2002)
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4.11/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice color. Full of hops, although I was expecting to taste mor apricots. Hops seems to overpower the taste. Slightly tart aftertaste. Would have like to have smelled more o the apricot in its aroma. Slightly imbalanced but not too much. A pretty good choice for a spring brew.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2013 17:06:31 | More by NoleDoc
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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,214 ratings.