On Tap

On Tap 6/13/14
On Tap 6/13/14

Rosatis

On Tap is brought to you by Rosati’s Pizza, 701 S. Gregory, Urbana.

This week the crew test drove Apri-Hop from Dogfish Head.  This is one of the first beers we’ve had in where half of us already were familiar with it.  Shane and DJ Squish had tried it and already professed their fanhood for this little brew.  Ryan and I hadn’t tried it before, and this would be my first time with an apricot infused beer.

The jury was split on this one.  Ryan and I expected to get more apricot flavor than this delivered.  This was a decent little IPA, but we both felt it lacked in the apricot department.  Shane and Squish, who love IPAs, thought this was right on.  Neither one of them like sweet or fruity beers, so this was perfect for them.  And it showed in the ratings.

Shane:  8.0

DJ Squish:  7.1

Me:  5.5

Ryan:  5.0

Shane’s pairing this week was spot on.  A buffalo burger.  That’s their cheese burger swimming in buffalo sauce.  The meatiness and spiciness played really well with this beer.

Bottom line: if you’re looking for an IPA with a little bit of a different bent, this could work.  If you’re looking for a boldly flavored apricot beer, this isn’t the one.

 

Recent Headlines

in Music

Alice Cooper wants to ‘die on stage’

Fresh
alice

The rocker says he's not worried about elaborate stunts on stage because that's the way he would want to go out.

in Entertainment

Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

Fresh
breaking

A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

in Viral Videos

Brad Pitt in ‘Furby’

17-overlay1

What if the WWII tank movie was remade with the furry toys?

in Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

jimmyfallon

Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.

in Music

Is your favorite artist ‘smart’ or ‘stupid?’

beethovenlilwayne

Can your listening habits actually boost your brain power?