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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2012
750 ml bottle bought @ Bierkompass.de. Plura hazy and cloudy pale golden with a huge frothy white head that slowly dissipates without leaving much lacing or trace on the glass. Smell is tiny sweet, fruity, spicy and funky with crackers, plums, dry soil, white grapes, passion fruit, incense, flowery perfume, lychee, cilantro, rose water, pink grapefruit juice, cloves, barnyard, hints of allspice and very subtle hints of rubber. Taste is bitter, dry, fruity, phenolic and spicy with crackers, dry soil, cloves, pink grapefruit juice, lychee, very ripe gooseberries, passion fruit, dark grapes, wood, barnyard, pineapple, barnyard, grapefruit rinds, white grapes, dry wood, dried apricots, allspice, hay and hints of rubber. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry, very tiny round, very tiny tart, sparkling and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter, dry and fruity with pink grapefruit juice, passion fruit, dry soil, hay, cloves, allspice, dried apricots, lemon zest, pineapple, dry wood, white grapes, white pepper, allspice, rubber and barnyard. Fuck me, Anchorage did it again! Perfection!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (3028) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2012
(Bottle) Pours hazy yellow with a large and cream white head. The aroma is fantastic (as always when it coms to Anchorage) with notes of citric/yellow fruit/passion/lychee fruit-driven hops, coriander/rose pepper/herbal spices, dough, wheat, light phenols (band aid, plastic and light spicy), incense, light minerals, touch of wood, as well as a light wine tartness. The brett is a bit too young and offers only a light damp/earthy basement and light funky barnyard note. The flavor is light sweet to dry, light to medium bitter and light acidic with notes of spices, phenols, balanced hops, citrus, fruit, touch of brett, bread, crackers, hint of whine, minerals and so much more. The mouthfeel is elegant, crisp, slim/tight and soft with a medium to full carbonation (perfect for the style). Dry and balanced finish with notes of crackers, balanced bitterness, flowers, fruits, wood, touch of bread, light brett and so on. Medium bodied. Complex, well balanced and fancy.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle picked up at Binny’s Marcey. Pours a pale straw, well hazed with a huge white head. Nose is fruity, tropical with Brett C funk notes, wheat and citrus. Nice nose. On tasting, big bitterness and some astringency, perhaps spice derived? Noted sweetness. Dry finish and wheat. Not a ton of hop flavor. Decent but far from rave worthy, IMO.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2012

Bottle 750ml. corked.

Clear medium yellow colour with a large o huge, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, citrus, moderate to heavy, leather - brett, funky, white wine - grape. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, funky, leather, citrus, grape. Very complex and very nice ;-) Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120914]

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HeadyDE (521) - Delaware, USA - OCT 13, 2012
1st cage and cork offering I have had where the cork literally lifted off itself after turning the cage..knew this was going to be interesting after this..immense head..pours a golden color..needed to pour in increments due to the fluffy head..aroma of spice, lemon, pepper and Brett, lot going on here..pretty good but I can’t say that white ipa is my favorite, however I could see why fans of this style might rate this higher..mouthfeel is a bit bland..probably better with some age..

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Aromatic as all get out... Lightly spiced, Bretty, some fruits, light pine, intensely flavorful, lively medium body spicy, simply excellent, definitely a Belgian note... Funky... Flavorful... It’s got that eggy thing I can never describe...

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (11049) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 12, 2012
Breiter, deutlich brettiger Beginn, hefig. Die Hopfennoten scheinen die Brettnoten noch zu stärken, das Bier erscheint so schon fast unangenehm intensiv. Starke Bitterkeit, viel zu starke Karbonisierung. Sehr trockenes Finish, mit leichten Karamellnoten. Sicherlich ein gewöhnungsbedürftiges Bier. 10/8/8/10/12/8

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3500) - Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Have a big, thirsty towel handy when you open a bottle, because when you work off the cork guard - Houston, we have liftoff! Pours a hazy, barely translucent butterscotch yellow with a thick, fluffy, white head. Strong aroma is quite hoppy with a citrus undertone and a grassy hint. Hoppy flavor has lemon, grassy and even floral notes, with some hoppy bitterness. Body is good, fizziness strong; finish is hoppy and lemony. You can feel this one going down the pipes. A truly stellar beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1571) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle split with Dave on 10/07/2012, crazy Redskins and Nats playoff day.

Appearance: Pours a clear yellow gold.
Aroma: Aroma of brett, wheat, citrus.
Taste: Medium light bitterness, funky, light wheat.
Palate: Light.

Summary: Interesting combination of flavors here, between the wheat, the IPA-ness nad the funk of brett. I enjoyed it, but liked the other Anchorage brews I’ve had slightly better.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11637) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 8, 2012
75cl bottle. Enormous rocky head atop cloudy grapefruit body. Aroma is medium sweet, Brett, coriander, grape/orange, some wood, fruit. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit/grape, some coriander, Brett. Fairly dry finish. Medium body, some resin, light acidity.


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