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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,208 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,208
Reviews: 1,653
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 98
Gots: 272 | 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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chanokokoro

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4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a DFH Signature Glass

Pours a darker golden amber with a fluffy three finger clean white head with beautiful lacing. The smell of grassy hops and apricot on the nose. Opens with some grassy hops transitions to lightly sweet malt then apricots and a touch of pine and bitterness that is quickly balanced by slightly sweet malt. The mouthfeel of this beer is remarkable. Creamy, smooth, and refreshing. Aprihop is exceptionally balanced, never too sweet, never too bitter, just the right amount of apricot flavor, and exceptional mouthfeel. Highly recommended!

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 02:00:31 | More by chanokokoro
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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,208 ratings.