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Anchorage / Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Boreal

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
STOP! This is the version brewed at Anchorage that comes in corked and caged 750mL bottles with silk screen label. Capped 750mL bottles are from Jolly Pumpkin and have a separate listing!

Collaboration with Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales: Saison brewed with mosaic and galaxy hops. Fermented and aged in oak tanks with fresh grapefruit peel, peppercorns, and fresh grapefruit juice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bricktop86 (647) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma is funk and grains. taste follows nose

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4193) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle@Chris and Ruth’s Pre-GBBF 2015, London - gold yellow coloured pour with a white head. Aroma and taste is fruity and floral grassy hoppy, some barnyard yeast, bretty, zesty citrus lemon notes, some more grassy and floral nuances, light palate, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2518) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle at Chris & Ruth’s pre-GBBF shindig, 2015. Hazy gold pour with a white head. Aromas of wheat, some sulphur and bitter citrus. Fresh sweet citrus zing. Fruit laden finish. I like this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s Pre-GBBF 2015. Hazy pale yellow beer with an White head. Sourish citrus, fruity hoppy grapefruit brett yeasty rubber aroma. Citrus, grassy funky rubber woody barnyard, leather, flavour. A lovely refreshing beer :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2176) - DENMARK - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow with a small white head. Nose has light funk, white grapes, oak, light pepper. The flavour is dominated by barnyard, leather and wood. Pepper, floral notes, perhaps some orange peel but I could not have guessed grapefruit. Has some citrus in the back and it can be felt a little on the tounge. Medium body, mild sweet, fairly dry and bitter, airy carbonation. Very Anchorage, drinks ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ekstedt (6024) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle (75 cl) from Systembolaget. Hazy golden, medium to large head. Fruity, peppery, clear notes of grapefruit. Medium bodied, medium acidity. Dry, medium to high bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3100) - FINLAND - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours unclear golden in color with a whitish head. Lots of funkyness, lemon, bit of peppery spicyness and some grassy notes in aroma. Citrus, bit of sour fruits with some spicy notes tastewise. Something tropical is present as well. Feels refreshing. Dry and slightly bitter grapefruity and bit spicy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
X (120) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
750 C&C bottle. Big bretty aroma. Looks beautiful in the glass too with a big clumpy white head atop a cloudy unfiltered yellow liquid. Tastes features tart grapefruit, hay, white pepper, lemon grass all set nicely in a mildly bready malt base. Just superb. Paired well with some summer sausage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (2681) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle shared with adnielsen and bnielsen13. Thanks Aaron! Pours a hazy golden color with white head. Funky, cheese, grapes, citrus aromas. Funky, citrus, white wine flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14327) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Colin. Pours unclear gold with a creamy white head. The nose is big on the funk, light on the poo, with other notes of citrus and peach. Light-medium sweet, with further funk, nectarine, peach, melon, light sweat, lemon. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with notes of ripe peach, melon, and mild bitter hay. Solid.

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