Happy Ending’s Apricot Wheat (Cork & Cage Series #2) | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This 2nd release in our Cork & Cage series is a bottle-conditioned Apricot Wheat. Celis yeast and 100 pounds of local apricots bring this wheat to 8.5% ABV. Have one today…you’ll be happy you did! 750 ml bottle. This beer can only be consumed on premise and is not available for take-out.

Added by Darkmagus82 on 09-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by Darkmagus82:
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4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750 ml bottle into a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer pours a very hazy yellow-brownish amber color with a very small and fizzy white head. The head fades very fast leaving only a light level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heavy of wheat and apricot with a bit of yeastiness and some spice of nutmeg and clove. Along with these aromas is a rather potent boozy smell giving it a warming fruity and spiced smell overall.

Taste – As the nose would have suggested the taste was of wheat and apricot initially with a good deal of yeasty and spice flavors upfront. More clove and nutmeg hit the tongue as the flavor advances, along with the yeast and bready tastes growing stronger as the flavor advances. A big boozy taste as well as some more spice flavors join the taste at the end leaving a rather sweet and boozy warming apricot wheat hefe like taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was average to slightly more chewy with a carbonation level that was slightly below average to average. For the apricot and wheaty flavors, the moderacy of the body and carbonation were nice and both made for a more easy drinking brew all the while keeping you in check of the 8.5 % abv that it contained with the more boozy flavors that came to the taste.

Overall – A rather tasty and enjoyable brew overall. This one was a step up from the Stawbock, which while it was nice was a little too timid. This brew is nice and warming with big fruity apricot flavors. This is a very tasty and moderately boozy fruit brew.

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Happy Ending’s Apricot Wheat (Cork & Cage Series #2) from Otto's Pub and Brewery
4.06 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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