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ApriHop - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,192 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,192
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 96
Gots: 263 | 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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secondtooth

Indiana

4.39/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rich amber with prodigious head of white foam. Big, spoke-like lacing.

Aroma is delectable with traces of apricot and melon sweetness punctuating the floral hop resin perfumes. Beautiful, and a perfect harbinger for spring!

Taste is rich with plenty of fruity apricot and tropical notes that only serve to enhance the hoppy IPA foundation. The citrus and floral hops are prominent, but wed themselves smoothly to the fruit. It's a smooth and absolutely delicious experience, and a unique one. I am a fan and will pick this beer up again, yes.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 14:56:46 | More by secondtooth
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ApriHop from Dogfish Head Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 4,192 ratings.