Apricot Weiss | Crane Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crane Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
cranebrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bosoxfan20 on 12-08-2015

BEER STATS
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
58
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
8.93%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
For Trade:
1
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 58
Reviews by emerge077:
Photo of emerge077
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Opaque orange with a thin cap of white foam.

Aroma was noticeably fruit forward with a well defined juicy apricot presence.
Taste was tart and juicy, again plenty of apricot character and a clean lacto tartness. Body was a little heftier than most Berliners, sort of pulpy and smooth with wheat and yeast.

Overall a solid first offering from this brewery's first bottling. Would drink a bunch in the summer.

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Photo of Meyers1023
4.57/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky orange color with a fizzy white head that disappears instantly. Smell is apricot and sour with the fruit playing the lead role. Taste is apricot with a good amount of lacto tartness. The feel is medium with a good amount of carbonation, perfect for the style. This is another wonderful beer from Crane Brewing.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrcooley
5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JamesStreet
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.37/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

750 mL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a big white head that doesn't last but a moment. Smells of apricot, wheat, some yeasty phenols. Tastes of apricot, but it isn't the freshest apricot. Like an apricot concentrate or candy or something. Strong wheat and mineral flavor in the back end. High carbonation, to the point of changing the flavor. Light body. Nice. Could use some actual tartness beyond just the little lemony tang it has.

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Photo of russpowell
3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed gold with one finger of fast falling beige colored head. Some sediment as the bottle drains. No head retention or lacing, very turbid

S: Peach & apricot

T: Follows the nose, a little tartness, lemon up front. Apricot, pear & lemony tartness as this warms. Tartness, lemon sweet tart in the finish along with acidity

MF: Light body & carbonation. Carbonation picks up as this warms

Good take on the style, but the apricot doesn't really bring much more to this style these guys are fixated on

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sahd-1
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JLaw55
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Faroveryonder
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GDawgs34
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of masterofsparks
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Allurex
3.56/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of THSdrummer
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy, opaque watery orange, reminds me of orange Airborne fizzy tablets. Nice foamy, white head that dissipates quickly. No lacing left behind. Has a bit of a sour warhead and apricot/citrus smell. Taste is a bit sour (in a good way). It also has some nice apricot notes. Mouth feel is good. It feels a bit harsh in the carbonation, but it feels good for the style. NIcely done. Overall, good beer. Maybe a bit of refinement to come, but it's very good. Excited to see where Crane Brewing goes!

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Photo of jhavs
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
4.39/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlindros
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Big foamy airy 1 finger head fades at a needmed pace, nice lacing, hazy amber honey yellow orange color.

Nose some candied apricot, some apple aroma too, jammy fruit, maybe a touch of creamy wheat, some weird mineral and sour thing maybe sulfur, ester icky.

Taste brings candied apricot, apple ester thing again, creamy wheat, toasted notes, banana, little mineral maybe sulfur like thing, no Berliner Weiss really, candy notes. Finish sweet sticky weird, mineral thing, little bitterness.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb, little flemmy sticky thing.

Overall sad panda.

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Photo of Reed
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.61/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerfan41506
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Apricot Weiss from Crane Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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