Apricot Wheat | Fitger's Brewhouse

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86
very good
103 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fitger's Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States
brewhouse.net

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tavernjef on 09-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
103
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Photo of hohnx012
5/5  rDev +30.2%

Photo of UpNorthBrewhouse
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the beer that opened my eyes and maybe made a tear fall from them.

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Photo of ttaran
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of kraticus41
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great summer beer - refreshing citrus

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The apricot and wheat pair nicely giving the impression of a light apricot pound cake with the sweetness squeezed out. Not a lot of sweetness, dry, satisfying with light body and medium carbonation. This is light but very drinkable.

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Photo of therobot
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of ArfArf
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of josephwa
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of FitgerFanatic
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerlover
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of dfried
4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance is good, a bright but cloudy amberish orange color, decent off white, bubbly head. The smell is definitely of apricots, but there is also a wheat like backbone. The taste, though not too deep or complex, is delicious. Great balance of refreshing wheat, with sweet but tart apricot flavor. The sweet aspect is far from over powering, it is quite balanced. Good, refreshing mouthfeel. I could drink this stuff all day and night long, really any time of year and have a good time. Probably my favorite fruit-beer ever.

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Photo of ta_hagen
4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of exonthebottle
4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appearance
clear yellow good head that has good lacing.
smell
Apricots, hops and wheat not too sweet
taste
very good not too much apricots smooth wheat and hop taste nice mild bitterness
mouthfeel
creamy and fizzy just right
drinkability
could drink this all night really enjoyable beer

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of Jeffrey2310
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of arc3636
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of joh02034
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of Twotonsandwich
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of BriaCloette
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of BigAl18
4.16/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very tasty. Excellent summer beer.

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Photo of ZAP
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a small sample of this after a couple other beers and decided to re-rate from a growler....Good apricot flavored wheat beer....apricots evident on the nose and the taste but in a subtle way....a nice wheaty base to this lighter bodied american style wheat ale...The apricots flavor is about perfect....not overdone but strong enough to taste... between medium and light bodied...the fruit flavor is very fresh and juicy...I like that and I like the way it meshes with this beer....this is how flavored wheat beers should taste...also some subtle vanilla that really adds depth....nice brew here..

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Photo of gatornation
4.12/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at the brewhouse

A- pours a hazed light orange color with a sudsy white head

S- fresh apricot bouquet with malt

T- very fresh apricot taste mixed with wheat and malt

M- just right sweetness of fruit with medium carbonation the wheat plays off the apricot nicely

O- great fruit infused brew, could drink many of these

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Photo of ForWhatAlesYou
4.12/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At the brewhouse, noted at 5.4 ABV.

Cloudy orange, muted amber-orange.

Great fresh apricot in nose and flavor.

No over sugared nastiness sometimes associated with fruit beers.

Wheat malt carries the apricot.

Berry noted in the aroma.

Nice carbonation.

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Photo of Flipadelphia84
4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A- A cloudy orange with a white head. Looks to be low carbonation.

S- Well this one is easy, smells like apricot. No booze detected. A slight sweet malt scent. Sort of a earthy clean smell.

T- A nice apricot flavor but not sweet. The wheat gives it an earthy flavor. Slightly crisp, very clean tasting, probably from that Lake Superior water.

M- Very low carbonation. Light body, does not leave the tongue dry.

D- It goes down almost like juice. The low carbonation makes it extremely easy to drink. Exceptional.

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Apricot Wheat from Fitger's Brewhouse
3.84 out of 5 based on 103 ratings.
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