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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,199 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,199
Reviews: 1,653
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 97
Gots: 266 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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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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alleykatking

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle.

A- Pours a amberish color a little darker on the edges when held to the light. One finger light tan head show's light retention before dying down. Some light spotty lacing on the sides of the glass.

S- Big time floral hops in the aroma. There is a light citrus aroma throughout the entire nose. Light apricot aroma comes and goes in hints. There is a bready caramel malt in the ending of this beer.

T- Piney hops kick in the front with a light apricot taste. The middle seems to be more apricot forward with a light hop and caramel malt kick to it. The malts come up in the backing of this in a big sweetness with the piney hops coming back in to counterbalance the sweetness.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Hops and light apricot left on the palate with more malts and hops in the aftertaste. Alcohol is light drying on the palate. Flavors are balanced in the most extremes with this beer along with being crisp and clean tasting.

M- This beer was good and I would have a couple but a 4 pack is a little too much for me. I like this beer don't get me wrong but only a couple for me please.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2010 01:09:19 | More by alleykatking
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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,199 ratings.