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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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
274
Ratings:
857
pDev:
18.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
146
Trade:
0
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3.13/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy, golden orange in color with a decent head. The beer has a pleasant citrus-y, apricot aroma with grainy notes. Tastes exactly as you would expect. To comment on other reviews, I concur by saying it is a bit light and one-dimensional, but overall not bad at all when compared to some other flavored wheat beers. tastes good & is refreshing, even though its nothing to write home about.

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4.08/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. Poured a cloudy straw with a white frothy two finger head, some lacing on the glass.

S. Apricot, citrus grass

T. Lightly apricot flasvored still can taste the wheat, not much in the hops department, but I like the flavor.

M. Medium bodied, fizzy carbonation, mnedium duration

O. Taste just like apricot wheat beer, imagine that.

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Photo of BeerLover99
3.12/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: straw yellow/cloudy, trace head, no lacing

S: apricot, wheat, grain

T: sweet apricot, wheat, mild grain,

M: light body, bubbly/tongue prick, dry crisp mouth

O: Very light lawnmower brew.
Will not seek out again, but not awful.

OK, YOU CAN DO BETTER!

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3.32/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Served with a clear copper body and a small, one finger, white head...it does not show very good retention...some thin lacing left

S - Sweet and juicy apricots jump out first...there is also a strong wheat malt aroma

T - The wheat and pale malts hit the palate first...they are pretty strong, especially the wheat flavor...the fruit shows up in the middle with a big kick...although it fades quickly and goes back to the wheat flavor

M - Light bodied...it's crisp but there is a funky, lingering aftertaste that I can't put my finger on

O - The aroma was about the only good thing going for this beer...yes, it's a summer fruit beer but I wanted more fruit...the wheat and malts took over the flavor profile and left an aftertaste that was unpleasant

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Apricot Wheat from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.3 out of 5 with 857 ratings
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