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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,197 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,197
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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pheurton

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3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

pours an absolutely clear rusty color with an eggshell colored foamy head. little patches of lace stick to the glass. inviting aroma of dried apricots and earthy hops. restrained carbonation, sturdy medium bodied and quite chewy. complex malt and fruit flavors dominate, hops are there but not as assertive as i would have thought. earthy hop whole leaf flavor in the finish. quite smooth and balanced, this is an interesting brew that DFH has pulled off quite well. definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2004 19:34:45 | More by pheurton
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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,197 ratings.