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Anchorage Anadromous Belgian Black Bier

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Summit Hops. Aged in French Oak Pinot Noir barrels with Brett, Pedio and Lacto. Triple Fermented.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnyguns (878) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from Mikkeller Webshop thanks to Mane Liquor lads. Pours black with a small head. Pinot barrels, funk, tart cherries and brown sugar dominate the nose. Really full on lots going on here. Heaps of tarty dark fruits coming through with a funky pinot finish. Very tarty but really tasty stuff.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (2995) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from Mikkeller Webshop. Pours black with little head. Nose is full of Pinot, tarty cherry and funk. Superb balance to this. Kind of comes across in the fashion that less is more. Complex as fuck. Loads of tarty dark berries with mild aniseed and molasses which is when the funk comes out. Tarty in all the right way with some tannin like notes of a Pinot and it works a treat. Damn tasty stuff

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3745) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 5, 2014
750ml bottle in a teku. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of sourness/tartness, some dark malts and light roast and light coffee, some wine and oak, hints of and hints of alcohol. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A pretty good beer but was expecting better.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle... Coal-black ale with no head. The bouquet is all about toasted oak, vanilla and dark cherries. Medium-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor is roasty, vinous and tangy with a carbonic, burnt finish. Thanks to newcigarz for popping the top on this one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1091) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
Corked 75 cl bottle @ home (BEWARE: gusher!). Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are red wine, chocolate, oak, tartness, brett, and coffee - with a dry and tart finish

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1530) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2014
Hmm, en flaska från Brill. Smak och doft av brett med aningar av rödvin, vinäger, ekfat, russin och örter. Lätt syrlighet och likt ett rödvin i karaktären. Inga stora smaker utan en mer mjukare framtoning vilket funka väldigt bra.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anova167 (277) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Dark opaque black with nice bubbly tan head. The aroma is acetic and funky. Taste is unexpected. Almost a little smoky. Followed up with some tartness, which I am sure will be there even more so in the bottles I am saving. Will rerate after I crack one of those open.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (1979) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
Flaska från Brill. Riktigt mörkt brun, lågt snabbt försvinnande skum. Stor örtig brettdoft och stor vinös fatdoft. Smakbilden är verkligen vinliknande med mycket pinot-karaktär, laktosyrlighet och på det en aning brett som inte märks lika tydligt i smaken, fat och på slutet en lite mjuk söt russin- och rostad malt ton. Lätt ganska rund syra. Inte spretigt men mycket på en gång och verkligen vinöst. Intressant och gott. Saknar kanske lite rundhet i kroppen annars kan jag inte klaga på något.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jgoodstein (1) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2014 does not count
Maybe a bit too funky for my taste. I guess it was bound to happen. Brett, lacto, and pedio. Oh my! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TURDFERGUSON (3930) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle, Thx Axnjxn! This was really nice. Excellent balance of roast, and funk. Really enjoyed. Lots of cherry, wood, and other funky notes. A bit of pinot noir too. One of the better sour stouts/porters/black beers I have had in a while. yum.


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