Rebus - Apricot
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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From:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
 
New York, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #388
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,629
Avg:
4.18 | pDev: 6.46%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
27
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 18, 2021
Added:
Oct 10, 2016
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
SCORE
92
Outstanding
Notes: From the same mixed culture that brought you Lucky Cloud, Rubus Rebus, Boysen Rebus, and Plink. Complex farmhouse notes with pineappley brett and lactic acidity. Big, jammy apricot flavors and even some fruit particles in suspension! Barkeeps, avoid restrictor valves on this one; as with Rubus and Boysen, this is brewed with about 30% fruit puree by volume. Light dry-hopping with Azacca. Brewed at Flagship on Staten Island.
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Rated: 4.35 by AD17 from New Jersey

Feb 18, 2021
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Reviewed by BeerBaronBear from New York

4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
No bottling date. Had this beer as an alternative to champagne, and it was delicious. Lightly tart and fruity, with great carbonation. The look was a little colorless, but much like a champagne. Nice mouthfeel, but not the most intriguing.
Nov 27, 2020
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Reviewed by BerryKumquat from California

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: An overly light yellow like an IPA.
S: A strong apricot body.
T: A simple strong note of apricot with a clean sharp tart finish. A very clean, crisp, simple beer without any uniqueness
F: Apricot beer.
O: A simple apricot beer with nothing else. Not a bad beer.
Nov 16, 2020
 
Rated: 4.17 by caffeinelogic from New York

Oct 30, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Feb 12, 2019
 
Rated: 4.06 by smithj4 from New York

Jun 06, 2017
 
Rated: 3.91 by BEER88 from Washington

May 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.29 by junaman from New York

Apr 09, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by dar482 from New York

Apr 06, 2017
 
Rated: 4.66 by Jkolls from Ohio

Dec 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.3 by Billolick from New York

Dec 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by fosters9 from New York

Dec 11, 2016
 
Rated: 4.34 by mltobin from Connecticut

Dec 11, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by ADTaber from South Carolina

Nov 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4.13 by TheBeerdedCharmer from Pennsylvania

Nov 20, 2016
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Creamy orange juice, no pulp--i.e. opaque and lacking almost any visible carbonation on top.

Smell is apricot, pear, earth, and carrot.

Taste is tart apricot and carrot juice, with an earthy element, and some backing pear.
Nov 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.39 by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

Nov 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4.44 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Nov 05, 2016
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
On-draught @ The Ginger Man NYC. Notes are regrettably brief given the crowded environment.

Aroma is muted, but hints at pureed apricot.

Taste brings the apricot fruit. Tart and acidic, with mellow 5/10 sourness. Lactic acid from the bacteria mingles gorgeously with the sourness and fruit. Balanced if a bit simplistic for a wild ale. Hits all the key flavours, and the mouthfeel is about right though it could be softer and juicier.

Drinkable enjoyable fare from a solid brewery. I'd like to see this offered in cans.

High B- (3.50) / WORTHY
Nov 04, 2016
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Rated by mothman from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Very sour and acidic. Pineapples and lemon juice. Oaky.
Nov 04, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by JamLand from District of Columbia

Nov 03, 2016
 
Rated: 4.39 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

Oct 31, 2016
 
Rated: 4.01 by mig100 from Texas

Oct 29, 2016
 
Rated: 4.08 by Cath from New York

Oct 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by JoeMans from New York

Oct 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.29 by TomMorris from Connecticut

Oct 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.81 by vfgccp from New York

Oct 21, 2016
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.92/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours straw yellow from the bottle, brief effervescent head, hazy without any particulate. Nose is sour stone fruit, peach, a bit of tropical aromas; whiff of oak as well. Taste is tart and bright stone fruit (apricot, nectarine), tart but not bracingly so. Crisp and clean mouthfeel.
Oct 20, 2016
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

3.81/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
On tap at The Revelry in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a super hazy orange-ish color, with no head or lacing.

Smells like pure and super juicy apricot, mildly sour- but there's not much going on otherwise.

I love the flavor of apricot, so this ultimately tastes quite good, but as a beer, it's not super complex. The apricot just subsumes everything underneath the beer, and it's not even that sour- it just tastes like mildly tart apricot juice.

This has a super juicy mouthfeel, of course, with a softer level of carbonation.

This technically tasted good, but it has no nuance or complexity to it.
Oct 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.39 by kuishinbo_tantei from New York

Oct 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.72 by ClavisAurea from New York

Oct 19, 2016
 
Rated: 4.5 by Skellbop from New York

Oct 17, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by SkiBum22 from New York

Oct 10, 2016
Rebus - Apricot from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 33 ratings