Apricot Wheat | Ithaca Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our smooth wheat beer is light in color and body…perfect for those looking for a lighter taste. The combination of wheat and barley gives Apricot Wheat a different malt character than our other ales. The hint of apricot gives this beer a pleasant nose and fruity finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
854
Reviews:
273
Avg:
3.26
pDev:
18.4%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
141
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Gaddabble
4.17/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Yellow with slight haze. Large, white, fizzy head that quickly dissipates. Significant rising bubbles remain well after pour.

S - Soft, slightly tart apricot. Clearly present but not overwhelming. Some slight malt sweetness.

T - Very nice, soft apricot flavor intermingled with wheaty malts that lingers slightly. Little to no hop character present.

F - Highly carbonated/fizzy.

O - This beer is excellent for what it is. It does not try to overwhelm your palate. It is very well-balanced and refreshing, especially on a summer's day.

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4.25/5  rDev +30.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -31%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Une_Petit_Citrouille
4.24/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm a major sucker for fruit beer, so I had to try this one. It was my first time at a local bar, and I was waiting for my aunt and uncle to meet me after work, so I ordered this beer with my fries. It was sweet but not too much so- in other words, you could definitely still taste the beer in it. There was a perfect blend of sweetness and yet a tiny bite to it. It was very smooth and amazing when ice cold! If I came across it again I'd definitely go for a second taste.

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Photo of cmq103
3/5  rDev -8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of scaliasux
2.67/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Pale yellow, might be a touch of orange. Hazy, nearly opaque. Very little head.

Smell - Very noticeable bright apricot aroma. Otherwise, vague pale malt.

Taste - Perhaps a little less distinctly than the aroma, but obviously apricot flavor highlights this beer. Otherwise, rather plain tasting pale malt.

Mouthfeel - Very light. Crisp.

Overall - I haven't tried many (if any) apricot beers. If nothing else, this beer demonstrates that the flavors can work together. Probably better, too.

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3/5  rDev -8%

Apricot Wheat from Ithaca Beer Company
3.26 out of 5 based on 854 ratings.
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