Dogfish Head Aprihop

Dogfish Head Aprihop
NOTE: We were without internet for the last 24 hours. The below review was one I wrote last night while we were still offline:

Went to my first tweetup tonight. (For non-Twitter people, that’s when a bunch of Twitter-a-holics get together to hang out). It was an Eco-tweet-up which my wife was invited to. I tagged along, but found a lot of people who were also interested in beer! Good times.

At the tweetup someone recommended a beer that was made with apricot. I mentioned that Dogfish Head Aprihop was next on my to-review list. So here we go!

The color is auburn. Had some head, but it dissipated while I made dinner (peroggies and green beans).

The smell is mostly of hops. I was expecting an obvious apricot scent, but it was nowhere to be found.

Cold, it tasted like your average IPA, and I was a little worried that I had finally found a Dogfish Head beer that was just average. Sweet apricot clearly shows up in the taste after letting it warm up for about. The apricot flavor could probably be stronger, but I won’t hold that against the folks at Dogfish.

This beer is easy drinking. Lightly carbonated, and relatively low ABV (7.0%).

Author: Joshua Dion

I write about beer in an un-intimidating way, welcoming beer lovers of all experience levels.

3 thoughts on “Dogfish Head Aprihop”

  1. This is my 2nd DFH of the evening. One word.. AWESOME!! I loved this beer. I didnt get really any apricot, but unlike Josh, I never let it get warm. I was skeptical about this beer, given the apricot, but bought it on the IPA status alone. It was in my opinion a great IPA.

    1. Ryan:

      Glad you liked it so much! I had some a couple of weeks back and liked it as much as I did way back when I wrote the review.

      -Lost

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