Oliphant Brewing – ifeelcream : dlfl

Oliphant Brewing - ifeelcream (dlfl)

Oliphant Brewing – ifeelcream : dlfl

Amber ale brewed with lactose and apricots
Brewed in: Somerset, Wisconsin, USA
ABV: 8%
Tasting on: 1/16/16
Glass: Mason Jar

Aroma: Overtones of floral hops. Undertones of apricot, caramel and chocolate. 7/10

Appearance: Amber with orange and yellow highlights. Off-white head with good retention. Hazy, poor clarity. 7/10

Flavor: Hint of bitterness in the beginning followed by sweetness in the middle and end, along with significant chocolate and caramel. Apricot comes through in the aftertaste along with lingering hop bitterness. 15/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Very sweet. The hops, malt and apricot clash, and the whole experience is like eating a Snickers bar and apricot candy at the same time. 36/50

Final Score: 73% = D

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