Le Roar Grrrz Apricot | Bullfrog Brewery

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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

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Added by BARFLYB on 12-13-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
109
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
7.05%
 
 
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55
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20
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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 109
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Photo of Monktastic7
4.87/5  rDev +10.7%
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 -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lateralundertow
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I could rate this beer a 10, I would. Easily the best of the 2015 Le Roar Grrrz release and easily one of the best American sour beers ever created. Puts most other domestic, wild apricot (& peach for that matter) beers to shame. Pours a hazy golden yellow, paper white half inch head that recedes to the glass. Nose of ripe peach, slight whisps of funky barnyard. Taste is peaches, ripe apricot, juicy fruit with a dry, satisfying finish. Fruit lingers in the finish for quite some time.

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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%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawner
4.02/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdaschaf
4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.19/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.99/5  rDev -9.3%
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 -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.21/5  rDev -4.3%
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 -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waddellc2
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rizzy17
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moses_Malone
4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.98/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.69/5  rDev +6.6%
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 -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of salthemonster
4.81/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mendvicdog
4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
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%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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