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Apricot Wheat - Ithaca Beer Company

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Apricot WheatApricot Wheat

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BA SCORE
75
okay

731 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 254
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 18.77%
Wants: 10
Gots: 53 | 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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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

TheRuss9585, Mar 09, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

Marty91, Mar 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Louski, Mar 02, 2012
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2.73/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The appearance of this beer is a light golden color with a very thin head that dissipated to nothing within a few minutes.

The smell is a weak apricot smell. There is no hop scent or malt scent. It is very one-dimensional.

The taste begins with a very striking apricot taste in the beginning and then quickly disappears. After that the taste is...gone! There is nothing else really to the beer. I was hoping for a sweet aftertaste but it never happened. Very bland after the strong apricot flavor.

The mouthfeel is a little too carbonated for me. It feels almost like soda.

Overall, this beer is a good idea but poorly executed. Too much apricot flavor...maybe with more malt or sweetness it would have more balance.

PhantasIPA, Mar 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

alamode, Feb 27, 2012
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1.05/5  rDev -67.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer pours a pale clear yellow with no head or lace. There's a good bit of fizz. The aroma is a small amount of apricot and something else strange. The flavor has an apricot tang but a strange sourness and funk. The mouthfeel is light and very sticky. Ithaca apricot Wheat is not a good beer, there was a sticker on the bottle that said "sample not for resale". Not recommended!

B967ierhunter177, Feb 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.98/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A – Color is golden and transparent, with a fluffy white head (which receded pretty quickly.)

S – A delicious fruity scent dominated by the apricots, with a hint of hoppiness.

T – Crisp and fruity up front with some wheat flavors coming in at the end. Somewhat sour.

M – A light on the mouthfeel and very carbonated.

O – A refreshing beer with a nice fruity flavor without being too sweet.

CraftVA, Feb 21, 2012
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Apricot Wheat from Ithaca Beer Company
75 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.