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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,193 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,193
Reviews: 1,653
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 97
Gots: 265 | 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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ryantupy

Minnesota

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

12oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass.

A - Pours out a nice hazy amber hue. The head is off white and soapy.

S - A nice scent of fresh apricot back by some other fruity scents with nice noble hops giving it a flowery scent. Malt is sweet and noticable with a mild caramel scent.

T - Apricot naturally is the first flavor but the hops give this beer a nice flowery hoppy backbone. A malty finish offers of falvors of sweet caramel.

M - Smooth and oily with a tangy carbonation coates your mouth. A little bitter in the back of your mouth in the finish.

D - A nice balance of flavors add to the beers drinkability. Overall this beer is enjoyable and a great spring offering.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2008 20:40:42 | More by ryantupy
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Feel: medium body; smooth; Medium+ carbonation.

Smell: soft fruits not specifically apricot with a clear spicy hop presence.

Taste: lightly spicy, APA hop level; solid malt backbone; fruity with subtle apricot

O: interesting and worthwhile IPA variant.

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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,193 ratings.