Wasatch Apricot Hefeweizen | Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch Apricot HefeweizenWasatch Apricot Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beernut7 on 08-25-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
267
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
16.96%
 
 
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7
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Ratings: 267 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of ejames0802
2.09/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Look: Pours a nice, hazy straw-colored yellow.
Smell: Honestly, not much smell at all to it besides some apricot
Taste: It's not a good sign when the first thing that comes to mind is artificial flavoring. After awhile you can ignore the taste of the artificial flavoring. The after taste is similar to most macrobrews.
Feel: Eh, fine.
Overall: If you want a macrobrew-quality beer with a funky fruity taste to it, save yourself some money and get Milwaukee Special Reserve.

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Photo of kingjohnh
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Apricot hefeweizen pours a cloudy golden color with no head. Big apricot flavors. Taste is creamy and crisp, with a mellow sweetness from the apricot. Good body and flavor. Overall, a lighter beer, but the flavors blend great, apricot is not overpowering.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MykeJ
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours a lighter golden color. Quite hazy. 1 finger white head.
Nose has an apricot aroma to it.
Taste is weird. It has almost an artificial apricot flavor. Just seems like they used an artificial flavoring, instead of real apricots.
Feel is watery. Very watery.
Just not that good overall. They could have done such a better job with this beer.

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Photo of D1noB
3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A sweat slightly tangy beer that dries out bear the end and shows it's grainy backbone.

Taste Rating in Words: it's a mouth full of ice cream starts cold, thick, and creamy, slowly changing in your mouth.

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Photo of Metalsnota
3.47/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.86/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwood06
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This was actually a beer that my wife ordered when we went out to dinner in St. George, UT following the Ironman 70.3 in that same city. This is typically not my choice style but I figured I would give it a shot. Why not?

This beer pours a cloudy/heavy haze golden hue that has a thin white head which has minimal retention and low carbonation visible. 3.5/5 The aroma is definitely fruity, as it should be per the name, but the added fruit really overpowers the normal hefeweizen aromas of banana and clove. Apricot may be the name, but my wife and I got way more peach than apricot. It is not a bad aroma, it's just not what either of us expected. 3.5/5 The flavor profile is just like the aroma, more apricot and peach than normal Hef flavors. There is a definite wheat flavor that comes through plus a very light bitterness from grassy and herbal hops. It is almost like drinking a slightly hopped version of a sparkling peach juice. 3.5/5 This is a medium bodied beer that has faint carbonation and is slightly viscous and mouthcoating, along with a bit of creaminess that works its way through. There is no drying and very low carbonation. 4/5 This is an interesting beer that, as I said before, really doesn't have the traditional Hef flavors. It's basically an American peach/apricot wheat beer (i.e. Shock Top) that they decided to name a Hefeweizen. Hefs are one of my go to beers, this particular Hef is not. 3.5/5

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Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dms844
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bundy462
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MinerBob
3.97/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very pale yellow with almost no head. The smell is a strong apricot with a really nice apricot taste. It is a smooth beer thats easy to swallow. An above average fruit beer.

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Photo of hawkssb04
2.96/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nolster
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmcquirk
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Amp
2.87/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of OKbrew89
3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NicolasBird
2.46/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

This may be biased as I am not a fan of fruit beer, but, I have had fruit beers that I have liked. This beer pours like any hefe, light cloudy yellow. Sort of like you have been drinking water throughout the day, but not enough. The smell is not good... Read the previous sentence. It smells like that. Taste is very unpleasant to me, makes me squeamish. Very very slight apricot, after that flavor it just tastes like perfume, it's garbage. Simply not a good beer. I live in Utah and Wasatch is my enemy of the state. They have 0 great beers. They have 1-3 that are okay, but nothing ever tasty. This beer is rated disgusting for me and many of my friends who have also had it.

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Photo of TrilliumFan
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Irrationalist
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TonyTwins
3.87/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vfgccp
2.81/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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