Le Roar Grrrz Apricot | Bullfrog Brewery

Le Roar Grrrz ApricotLe Roar Grrrz Apricot
BA SCORE
98.2%
Liked This Beer
4.38 w/ 111 ratings
Le Roar Grrrz ApricotLe Roar Grrrz Apricot
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
bullfrogbrewery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BARFLYB on 12-13-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,026
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
111
Liked:
109
Avg:
4.38/5
pDev:
7.31%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
20
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 111 |  Reviews: 14
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Photo of Monktastic7
4.87/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was such an amazing treat to on draft so I can hold off on opening my bottle right away or possibly giving me the opportunity to trade it. Sooo much apricot on the nose and even more in the flavor. Love the bright haze.

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Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawner
4.02/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdaschaf
4.49/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.19/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.99/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked and caged bottle into Night Shift stemware.

Pours a smooth, .5 finger foamy white head with good retention. Beer is a clear goldenrod. Lacing is stringy and sparse with good stick. Solid.

Nose is apricot, citrus, lemon, vinegar and a oaky funk. Mellow but pretty complex.

Opens citrus, apricot tartness. Vinegar and acidic in the mouth with hints of apricot skin, pulp and lemon zest. Bubbly and tart and oaky in the end with a puckering, fruity aftertaste. Rather one-dimensional but the apricot works perfectly with the tartness.

Light bodied with moderate to low carbonation. Oily and slick in the mouth and goes down aggressive and lively. Finishes soft with a vibrant, sticky, accented aftertaste. Lambic-like.

Probably the second best of the bunch next to the regular Grrrz. Certainly worth trying but maybe not to go out of your way for.

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Photo of fthegiants
4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle poured in a wine glass. Hazy orange body. Big chunky white head and a thick collar. Smells has a lot of apricot. Strong oak. A little bit of hay. Low acidity in the nose. Juicy apricot flavor. Really dominates, Lots of graininess and strong oak. Moderate tartness. Medium body. Well carbonated. Has a really nice apricot flavor. More fruit and better fruit than the others, but it covers up some other the base beer flavors.

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Photo of robgage
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from my parents, poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a nice looking glossy orange color with a foamy white head that stiffened and slid off at a mild pace. Some stringy lace.
The aroma started off with some sweet to tart apricot bits, light sour to sweet Brett, tart green apple, clean apple cider vinegar and then ended with a light leather sweetness.
The flavor brought the apricot playfully arranging the sweet to the tart and added in a semi-sour to tart Brett edge over some sweet wood. Aftertaste had the strong sweet to tart apricot along with the sweet wood.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a decent sipping quality about it. Some pucker is there gripping my lips, but not distracting (acceptable to me). Carbonation felt spot on. ABV felt just as good.
Overall, pretty nice American Wild ale packing the sour punch nicely. Don't think "fruited sour" for this one, but don't think big "lip sucking" puckering sort of sour ale.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waddellc2
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rizzy17
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moses_Malone
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.98/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.69/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA, and shared last night at Umberto's.

This one pours a golden yellow-ish orange, like most of the apricot beers we had last night. There's a foamy half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

This smells like candied apricot, with sour apricot flesh as well, with some mild funk, and an acidity that's fairly mild.

This has a ridiculous apricot character to it, but it's ultimately less complex than something similar from Bullfrog like Grrrz Kriek. The apricot character subsumes most of the usual Grrrz complexities. They're still there, with a bit of musty funk and sour hay/grain. Otherwise, there's a simply absurd amount of apricot goodness, both sweet and sour. This has gotta be one of the jammiest and fleshiest sours I've ever had.

This has a very juicy mouthfeel, with a sourness of about 5/10. The carbonation level is moderate.

This is a super delicious beer, but not the best of the Grrrz series.

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Photo of largadeer
3.89/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of salthemonster
4.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mendvicdog
4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dannyfayy
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of saxclar123
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Le Roar Grrrz Apricot from Bullfrog Brewery
Beer rating: 98.2% out of 100 with 111 ratings
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