Apricot Lambic | Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States | website

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by rhinos00 on 06-14-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.31/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this at Dry Dock Brewery. This one has been aged for 3 years! Poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a golden brown, very akin to apple cider. Produced two fingers width of white head. Great lacing, seemed to just cascade down the sides of the glass. Had a mesmerizing glisten to it, almost like a million little diamonds sitting in the sunlight.

S- Apricots galore! Very one dimensional, but very intriguing on the same note. Had a rich apricot scent, with a subtle hint of sourness.

T- This tasted more like flanders and lambic mixed into one. Upfront a ripe apricot flavor was easily discernible. What I really liked was that while rich, the apricot flavor was not very sweet. Mixed in was a little bit of a vinegar type sourness. Finish had a tinge of saltiness in it along with what tasted like a spice of some sort. This was by no means a mouthpuckering sour, but it had just enough of a sour quality to offset the rich apricot flavor.

M- Medium to light bodied with a great carbonated feel.

D- This was so drinkable it wasn't even funny. The flanders quality in this beer really made this one easy to put down. I could have easily had two more glasses and not be bored.

Overall, I was hoping for something more of along the lines of a true lambic. However, this was a really interesting beer. They managed to blur the lines between two styles and come out with something pretty damn drinkable.

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Apricot Lambic from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
4.4 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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