Hidden Barrel Apricot | AC Golden Brewing Company

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Hidden Barrel ApricotHidden Barrel Apricot

Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Mebuzzard on 05-27-2012

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

2011 cork and caged bottle. Served in a stemmed glass.

Pours a hazy darker orange body, one finger white head, short retention time, no lacing. Smells of apricot skin, lactic acid, mild funk, underripe stonefruit, a little bit of burnt rubber (in a good way, mind you). Flavour is a big sour lactic acidity with a lot of stonefruit presence; the distinctive apricot skin flexing its muscles as well. A bit of wheat and grain, moderate lactic acidity, really quite nice. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, nicely carbonated, crisp and drying acidity with apricot skin on the finish. Enjoyed this one quite a bit, this is on the level of La Fosse rather than Fou Foune, as it has more of that AWA quality to it.

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4.44/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.43/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Another thanks to rudzud. Batch 1 , 2010

No head, hazy golden peach color.

Nose fresh apricot, nice funky sour lacto like funk, generic tart sour fruit and light berry notes, little stone fruit and put.

Taste semi sweet to start, then quickly turns to acidic funk, tart sour wild funk, stone fruit and little apricot like fruit, juicy bit sour. Nice juicy fruit with light bitterness. Finish is sticky little flemmy, mild acidic tart and mild stone fruit.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb, little acidic bite.

Overall pretty nice, tart lambic with little stone fruit and nice acidity, tasty beer.

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4.39/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros and Threelions. Batch 1

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear straw hue with a thin quarter inch head that leaves light halo.

S - Aromas of apricot and pit, nice light funk, definitely sour.

T - Taste is pleasantly sour, nice stone fruit, nice nice light apricot, good funk, light vanilla, barrel, really good sour tart funk.

M - Mouthfeel Is nice and crisp. Pleasant.

O - Overall this beer was really tasty. Nice and old and drinkable. Delicious.

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by forgetfu, thanks. This was the best out of the three and is as good as any fruit sour made in the US currently. Apricot for the win.

Beer is yellow and hazy with a white head, decent retention, moderate carbonation.

Aroma is fruit and lactic sourness.

Beer is nice, creamy, fruity, tart and sour, a great moderately dry finish but not too bad, works well with the fruit sweetness and the tart in the corners. I'd have it again for sure.

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Hidden Barrel Apricot from AC Golden Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 90 ratings.
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