Apricot Wheat - Alcatraz Brewing Co.
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3.23/5 rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)
This is the regular "Weiss Guy Wheat" with apricot extract/flavoring added to the keg. The server confirmed there isn't actually any fruit in it.
A: The pour is much the same as the regular Weiss Guy Wheat, a hazy light yellow pour with a thin layer of white head on top.
S: The nose is full of sweet apricot, which is a welcomed change over the sour grain smell of the original version of this beer. The wheat is present as well, but more of a background note.
T: Just like the nose, there is a lot of sweet apricot flavor. Perhaps a bit too sweet for me, but again, the beer is better for it. The fruit does taste real rather than fake apricot flavor candy.
M: The mouthfeel is unfortunately still a bit watery and the carbonation was moderate, but I would have liked it to be a bit higher.
D: This was actually one of the better beers we had at Alcatraz, as awful as it is to say. The sweetness made this beer something that I couldn't drink too much of, but it's actually not completely terrible.
Serving type: on-tap
@ Alcatraz Brewing Co., 20 City Blvd. W Suite R-1, Orange
01-23-2010 18:39:16 | More by womencantsail
Apricot Wheat from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
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