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Apricot Wheat - Ithaca Beer Company

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Apricot WheatApricot Wheat

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756 Ratings
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Ratings: 756
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 10
Gots: 72 | 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

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of ChrisKayler
4.02/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Yellow, very slightly hazy. Small amount of medium-sized bubbles form the head.

Smell: Apricot! No, seriously. Hardcore apricots. I hope it doesn't taste too sweet, but I am digging the smell.

Taste: Tastes like carbonated apricot juice. Tart, which keeps it a bit refreshing.

Mouthfeel: Light body with medium carbonation. Easy to drink.

Overall: If it's what you like, they knocked it out of the park. Not too sweet, with real apricot flavor. Would enjoy this one again.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of JG-90
3.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a small/medium white head that almost immediately recedes. Beer is a bright golden straw color that is moderately hazy. Leaves no lacing. Has a very nice apricot aroma, although there is not much else going on, a bit of breadyness, but not much of a wheat aroma.

Can get more of the wheat in the taste. Taste starts with a very nice apricot flavor, then moves on to bread and wheat. Just a touch of hop bitterness along with a minute amount of malts. Has a light mouthfeel with high carbonation.

Not really a beer that is going to wow many craft beer fans, but is different, the apricot flavor is good, and it is very drinkable

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

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2/5  rDev -38.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -54%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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2/5  rDev -38.7%

Photo of Kooz
1.52/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.25

Had this at a bar that holds itself out as a beer-lover's dream. It was clearly run by people who don't know anything about beer.

This pours into a pint glass and looks like a pale ale. It's nice.

This has a strong floral bouquet. It's way too much like walking into a florist. It's, frankly, gross.

Tastes how it smells--like Sen-Sen mints.

The body is a little light, but not terrible. Can't make up for this beer's flaws though.

Overall, I'd not try this again. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

Apricot Wheat from Ithaca Beer Company
75 out of 100 based on 756 ratings.