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Originally brewed in 1975 to commemorate Paul Revere's ride, this brew is a heavily hopped ale (Cascade hops) with a copper color and a hoppy nose.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
iratherbe (255) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2004
Surrounded by the great history of old New York at Fraunces Tavern I found this ale by Anchor Brewing on tap to be sharp, crisp, almost tingly, slightly bitter with the hops fairly prevalent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flemdawg (537) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Grapefruity, piney, flowery aroma. Orange in color with some suspended particles. Just tiny white head and a tad bit of lacing. Hoppy taste, grapefruit, some sweetness as well. Finishes long and bitter. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbrock81 (309) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - MAY 17, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2007 Very fruity, almost champagne aroma. The body of the beer is medium, and I think the exceptionally fine carbonation makes it feel even thicker. The flavor is decent, it starts out malty, then becomes fairly hoppy by the finish. A pretty decent APA, and not overhopped like most pales these days. Love the label, too.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2012 Golden orange coloured beer with cloudy white head. Orange citrus hop aroma along with a bit of slightly sweet pale malt. The malts donít seem entirely fresh, or there is a little bit of some slightly sweet almost honeyed flavour. Moderate bitterness. Itís pretty nice stuff actually. I didnít like this the first time I had it but itís grown on me.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewshthereen (316) - Oregon, USA - MAY 12, 2004
This ale is wonderful. Quality ingredients and well crafted. I have enjoyed this beer many times.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mardermax (71) - santa cruz, California, USA - MAY 8, 2004
12 oz. bottle: poured a thin golden color. small head. smells of harsh alcohol and hops. OK... tastes floraly, and hopy, but not very balanced, all told, very unimpressed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2005 Great brew. Everything Anchor does is better out of the pint bottles. True with the porter and the Liberty ale. Get the Pint bottle...exponentially more complex. Pours an interesting amber copper color. Somewhat appetizing...cloudy almost. Smells like someone cut a grapefruit up and forced it into my pilz glass. The cascades have set up a fascist government in my glass. Tatses nice and round. Explodes in your mouth with a refreshing fruity bitterness. This is pleasingly married to a lovely malt thickness that cannot be described only experienmced. I love the thickness of this brew. It is oily in that it is malty. Awesome! A very good drinking beer. Put it in your hole. G-rat

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2005 Bottled. Slightly hazy, orange, white head that quickly dissapaites. Hoppy aroma. Bitter taste, full bodied and hoppy, but well balanced. Tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brianprentiss (676) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 5, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2006 Great beer, accesible, nice lacing, decent head, beautiful color. Anchor is probably the best craft brew which has nationwide, grocery store type of distribution.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - MAY 3, 2004
Golden hazy appearance, it was clear before i poured the sediment into it. Nice citrusy and hoppy nose, some fruityness too. Very balanced between the malts and the hops, very nice session beer this one. I like that it is not with so excessive hoppyness as other West Coast IPAís. Beautiful!


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