Hopricot Sour
Short's Brewing Company

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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #241
ABV:
6.8%
Score:
83
Ranked #24,949
Avg:
3.87 | pDev: 5.68%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
15
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Michigan, United States
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Notes: Hopricot Sour is a dry-hopped American Sour Ale with apricot. This orange-colored brew has big tart citrus aromas blended with tropical mango and papaya. Hopricot Sour leads with a puckering tartness that is soon followed by flavors of apricot and tropical hops. Light-bodied, this beer finishes tart, dry, and refreshing.
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Photo of bret27
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to JohnnyHopps for bottle,

Difficult to judge because of so many unanswered questions...
* no bottling date
* unsure which hops were used to dry hop
* unsure if aged or kettle sour.
Anyway... nice off-orange appearance. Fluffy head with lacing.
Initially hoppy smell with some metallic twang. Eventually metal goes away. Luckily not present in taste. Dust and barnyard scent take over with some souring tartness.
Taste is what you’d expect from a good fruited sour. Citrusy notes, vanilla notes, very dry finish. No obvious hop flavors.
Overall it’s pretty good. And by the end of the glass tastes like a straight up apricot wild ale.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad entry into Short's sour portfolio. A few years back, my aunt gave me two buckets full of apricots from the trees in her backyard. Some were eaten fresh, some used for pie, and the rest were boiled down for preserves. This brew tastes almost like those preserves : sweet, jammy, and just a bit of tartness.

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Hopricot Sour from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 15 ratings