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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Ale brewed with Galaxy hops, coriander, kumquats, and peppercorns. Fermented and aged in French oak foudres with a wit yeast. Dry hopped with Galaxy hops. Bottle conditioned with brettanomyces and wine yeast. Drink fresh or age to bring out the funk.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (5934) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2012
In short: A funky banana bread with dry oak and citrusy hops. Fantastic beer by AnchorageÖ again
How: Bottle 750ml. Consumed fresh a few weeks after purchase
The look: Cloudy yellow-blonde body topped by a medium white head leaving lots of lacings on the glass
In long: Nose has a big bold funk with citrus and tropical fruits hops and banana esters. The funk here was very Jolly Pumpkin-ish, more so than with previous Anchorage offerings. Taste is just that. A whole lot funk, and then more funk, banana bread, notes of woody white wine, mangos, white grapefruits. Dry woody finish with a mild bitterness. Nourishing body, a bomb of funk, a complexity that is hard to put into words, another kick-ass beer from Anchorage. Jolly pumpkin has competition of their throne of king of American funky beers. I really love this Anchorage, and Iím certain when this brewery is making their main goal is to please me, and that makes me wonder what the world would revolve around if I didnít exist.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stine (1462) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Gorgeous, thick blonde pour. The aroma is a medley of everything expected in proper proportions; citrus, peppercorns, green spice, and leafy hops. Brett becomes obvious in a big pineapple tang that doesnít really show sourness yet, and thereís a substantive white wine oak character that serves to smooth everything over. Also like the way the zesty greenness of the hops kind of dances around, hard to follow.

Ripe wheat and hops flavor, highlighted by clove, white tea, and green herbs. The wine yeast constantly seems to surround things here, and the brett is of course laid back; as such the flavor of this right now is a lovely depiction of hops, wheat, and oak/wine in quiet harmony. When the brett comes roaring out it will surely be fabulous in a new way, but the flavor now is something to seek out. Itís pungent, and mysterious, but approachable.

Creamy palate with bite. Thereís a pungency in the finish that reminds me of what Bam Biere used to taste like. Coriander, and a certain bitter-saltiness. Thereís so much going on here and because itís all somewhat predictable, this is less than enchanting. Still, yes, itís great.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doublebock (496) - California, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Cloudy golden-yellow with very frothy white head. Beautiful fresh of the vine hop aroma. Big grapefruit flavor with ginger, butter, pepper and coriander followed by the crisp dry hops . Iím not picking up the sour that I thought would be there with Brett.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4033) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2012
750ml corked bottle opened with a good pop and pours a cloudy straw color with a huge rocky white head that retains weel and leaves some good lacing on the glass. Aroma is fruity with some grass and hints of yeast. Taste is a fruity and grainy malt sweetness and an earthy hop bitterness and some yeast in the finish. Overall, a very interesting brew which is medium bodied with genereous carbonation and highly recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6483) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear pale yellowish gold with a white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a nice combination of light fruit, light pine and citrus hops, with lmust/funk and a hint of clove. Flavor begins with light fruit and musty grass hops with a bit of citrus and funk underlying. Slightly dry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle - Pours hazy/cloudy pale yellow, thin white head, great lacing. Nose is Galaxy hops, white wine, coriander, lemon, lemongrass, wheat. Flavours of spicy tropical fruit, lemon, clean wheat and kaffir lime. Perfume, ginger, sooooooo pretty. Really loving this stuff! Another top-class Anchorage brew!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (10577) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, yeasty, bretty, white wine and rather hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 140912

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Hazy dark yellow with medium white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, herbs and hops. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, medium carbonation, brett, dry and medium bitter.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ Really Late Ulfborg Summer Tasting, 2012. Pours cloudy yellow with a frothy white head. Nose is brett, summer fruit, brett, melon and fruity hops. White wine and oak - subdued. Crisp and dry. This brewery is bananas!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13796) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are brett, white wine, rich hops, pine, citrus and malt.


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