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Apricot Wheat - Ithaca Beer Company

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Apricot WheatApricot Wheat

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BA SCORE
75
okay

683 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 18.83%
Wants: 9
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001)
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5/5  rDev +54.3%

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New York

5/5  rDev +54.3%

12-04-2012 05:27:16 | More by Razr86
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5/5  rDev +54.3%

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5/5  rDev +54.3%

06-12-2012 00:34:22 | More by MargaretGelly
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +54.3%

11-18-2011 04:21:38 | More by jrutigs
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norm36


5/5  rDev +54.3%

04-19-2012 01:19:13 | More by norm36
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kimbo33

Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +51.2%

My favorite beer! Nice and smooth. Great apricot taste. It actually tastes like real apricots and not an extract. I get this whenever it comes out, wish they did more cases of just this. Its always in the sampler but rarely alone. The smell is absent of hops, all apricot which I like. Would reccomend to anyone!

01-01-2011 21:35:28 | More by kimbo33
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Ang_Olive

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

10-01-2013 22:50:17 | More by Ang_Olive
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g1lgamesh

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

04-25-2014 04:07:58 | More by g1lgamesh
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RancidAggro

New York

4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

12-18-2013 03:42:19 | More by RancidAggro
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rgille2

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

09-07-2013 20:12:54 | More by rgille2
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sybilyang

New York

4.63/5  rDev +42.9%

This was such an easy drinking beer. I've had it both in the bottle on tap at bars, and on tap at the brewery - on tap is better, but both are good. The Apricot is so distinct on both the nose and while drinking. On the nose, it's unmistakable, it smells sweet, florally, mixed with a bit of honey. In the mouth however, you just get Apricot - none of the sweetness that you would imagine from such a big nose. Don't think this is one of those sickly sweet fruit beers. This is just wheat, with a kick in the head of pure apricot.

10-29-2010 20:27:01 | More by sybilyang
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TheBeerNation

New York

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

06-20-2014 18:57:30 | More by TheBeerNation
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Halo31

New York

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

08-21-2013 00:50:41 | More by Halo31
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ommegangpbr

New York

4.43/5  rDev +36.7%

If you like apricots then this is the beer for you.
Even if you don't like apricots this might be the beer for you.
Extremely fruity and refreshing over all.
Very much like bubbly fruit juice; this is one of those beers that you hand to someone that claims "I don't like beer".
Light and bubbly; the wheat plays its role well in keeping this brew from being too much like candy (though it is on the candy side of the spectrum).
I found this to be insanely drinkable... the only thing that takes away from the drinkability a bit is the effect the sweetness has on the mouthfeel after a bit.
This is, of course, as I review as it stands by itself.
Next time around I'll drink this while having a slice of pizza or a burger (times when I often drink soda). My scores will probably be bumped up from there.
A 5 in enjoyability.

07-06-2005 02:29:29 | More by ommegangpbr
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woodske1

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +35.8%

This is another beer that is a graded a bit too harsh. It says Apricot Wheat...that's what it tastes like...

This is also one fo the most drinkable beers ever. It is very light and you could get through 6 before you even know what you are doing. Great aroma, smells exactly how it tastes.

03-02-2009 21:49:27 | More by woodske1
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scooter231

New York

4.38/5  rDev +35.2%

Boy did this six pack disappear quickly. This beer is fabulous- and I don't even like apricots. I picked it up on a whim though, figuring why not? It's hot out, I need something light. And it was.

Tastes delicious- apricots, some other fruits- raspberry and orange, mostly. Tastes like fruit juice- but it's spiked. I think I could turn any self-proclaimed beer hater into a beer lover with this beer. It just tastes deliciously fruity. It also feels great- lots of bubbles, nice crisp finish. Crazy drinkability- I've never emptied my glass that quickly. A delicious, very drinkable beer. Fellows, this one will turn your girls into beer drinkers. Trust me.

07-06-2005 06:01:20 | More by scooter231
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +33.6%

Purchased as a variety pack from Westy's in Mechanicsburg, PA.

S- could definitely tell it was an apricot wheat. It heightened my sense of smell. I love ap-wheat brews.

T-very tasty and wheaty.

D- Love the beer and def worth a six pack or case.

Overall i enjoyed the beer and apricot wheats are one of the few fruity type beers that i will drink.

01-19-2008 22:54:34 | More by Dodo2step
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Une_Petit_Citrouille

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

I'm a major sucker for fruit beer, so I had to try this one. It was my first time at a local bar, and I was waiting for my aunt and uncle to meet me after work, so I ordered this beer with my fries. It was sweet but not too much so- in other words, you could definitely still taste the beer in it. There was a perfect blend of sweetness and yet a tiny bite to it. It was very smooth and amazing when ice cold! If I came across it again I'd definitely go for a second taste.

02-04-2014 01:51:23 | More by Une_Petit_Citrouille
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DaveEcenrode

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

10-24-2013 11:46:15 | More by DaveEcenrode
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4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

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auxiliary

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

appearance - orange yellow color with some head but then disolved to a ring. Not much carbination. Some lacing for the first 15 minutes but then non after that.

smell - apricot, peach, wheat noticable.

taste - Low apricot taste, not a sweet beer, nice balanced. Not overwelming.

mouthfeel - Low carbination, crisp feel, light body.

drinkability -I like some fruit beers but never tried an apricot beer. BA list well more then a dozen. Great summer beer. I did enjoy this, I picked up a 12 mixed pack.

04-04-2007 22:27:38 | More by auxiliary
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

03-13-2014 00:58:18 | More by Gaddabble
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Kaisermatt

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

09-08-2013 15:47:13 | More by Kaisermatt
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np75rw

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

03-12-2014 23:22:22 | More by np75rw
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Apricot Wheat from Ithaca Beer Company
75 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.