Apricot Bu | de Garde Brewing

Apricot BuApricot Bu
BA SCORE
4.53/5
252 Ratings
Apricot BuApricot Bu
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
de Garde Brewing
Oregon, United States
degardebrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rudzud on 08-25-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
252
pDev:
5.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
259
Gots:
24
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 252 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of dheldman
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fireazzi
4.94/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Oakhtar
4.61/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Burgh1328
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BNarc
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerbom
4.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atone315
4.59/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hudson2508
4.41/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.03/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
4.71/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waddellc2
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.26/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2016 vintage. Enjoyed on 10/23/2016.

37 characters

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.68/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Apricot, honey, pineapple juice hues with a thin white head
S: Straight stone fruits with a mild funk
T: Peach, apricot, and nectarine flavors that meld with a simple lactic tartness
F: Light and easy sipper
O: Another phenomenal Berliner Weisse by de Garde here. Not overly sour, but at the same time offers to tart punch and simple, yet delicious flavors you'd expect. Great beer for a sunny weekend afternoon

 420 characters

Photo of Ivan52
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.52/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wehabeertrader
4.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DefenCorps
4.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks, Brian!

This, eh, beer looks and smells and tastes like apricot juice, so much so that you will find yourself picking out pieces of apricot from your beer. Insanely fruity, ripe, fresh and clean, pairing beautifully with a bright base beer that's a great blend of lactic acid and lemony sourness. On the palate as well, this is an apricot juice bomb, bright, fruity, tasty with minimal skin tannin. Drying, fruity, tart and refreshing on the finish, this is quite excellent.

 482 characters

Photo of cjgator3
3.75/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GDawgs34
4.16/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MatthewWalters
4.51/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of danh53
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light orange color with aggressive, bright white head and large bubbles. Smell is band aid, rubber, very tart and puckering sour. The taste does not disappoint. All of the lactic sour notes are there. Bright acidity, apricot, lemon, oak. Vanilla coming out here and there. Mouth feel is light, but aggressively carbed. This beer has a ton of flavor. Drink at cellar temp to get the full apricot flavor. The sour overwhelms the fruit at cooler temps.

 449 characters

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Apricot Bu from de Garde Brewing
Beer rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 252 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.