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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Flashback Anniversary Ale is an India Brown Ale with 6.8% ABV. This is the first beer we’ve made here that uses one single hop variety (Cascade) in the recipe in five separate additions. The fresh Cascade hop aroma and flavor is perfectly balanced with the dark roasted grains, making Flashback a very unique beer. We’re calling it an India Brown Ale to help illustrate its flavor to the consumer. It’s hoppy like an IPA but dark and roasty like a Brown Ale. Put them together and voila! Flashback at its finest!

We at Boulder Beer Company are SO excited to announce the release of our 30th Anniversary commemorative beer...Flashback Anniversary Ale! Flashback will be available in 4/6/12oz cases, 15.5 gallon kegs and 5.16 gallon kegs. It will be available to ship beginning Monday, May 4th and will be available through September.

Paying homage to our roots and celebrating our milestone 30th Anniversary, we give you Flashback Anniversary Ale, an India Brown Ale single-hopped with five additions of Cascade hops. Citrusy with a prominent hop aroma, Flashback finishes clean, crisp and dry, with dark roasted flavors from the biscuit and chocolate malts perfectly complimenting the bountiful Cascades.

Flash back to 1979 and you’ll find two professors at the University of Colorado in Boulder longing for the full-flavored tastes of the British ales they had grown to love while traveling overseas. Testing the entrepreneurial waters with a little project called a microbrewery, they began brewing and selling a few of their own. There begins the tale of Boulder Beer Company, Colorado’s First Microbrewery. From the original Bitter, Porter and Stout recipes that founded our brewery to our exciting new releases, Boulder Beer continues to uphold our tradition of innovation in brewing.

Flashback Anniversary Ale is the 9th Release in our Looking Glass Series of specialty beers. Discover all of our award-winning beers at BoulderBeer.com.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajtrupp (338) - Broomfield, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2014
This is a great bastard child of a beer. The hops of an IPA with a hint if the roasts of a brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopmelt (197) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Pours clear, medium chestnut, half finger creamy head, nice lacing. Aroma slight chocolate, bready, caramel malt, floral hops. Taste a bit bitter floral and earthy hops, bready malt and slight caramel. Mouthfeel medium body lower carbonation, slight hop bite, dryish finish. Overall tasty, balanced, not quite brown ipa, perhaps brown bitter, maybe imperial bitter mild?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at the Field House. Aroma is pine cone, biscuit, and walnut. Pours brown with a nice big frothy head. Taste is an odd mix of pine hop and dirty nut shells. Overall the two tastes clashed more than they complemented. Hard to swallow.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickel (996) - - MAY 11, 2014
Great Brown Ale. Hoppy like India Pale Ale, though is more mild on the toungue, so it makes this beer more drinkable. Prominent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - APR 19, 2014
Tap at Parlor City. Pours clear dark brown. Thin off white head. Bitter nutty taste. Dry bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2014
Rated on 7-08-2011 (Bottle at Hall’s Tavern at Coventry-Fort Wayne, IN) This bottled beer pours a medium sized tan head that mostly diminishes, transparent copper body, fizzy carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt, biscuits and citrus hops. The taste is bitter, caramel malt, some chocolate, citrus hops, and has a dry finish. The mouthfeel is tingly and this beer is medium bodied. The hops are upfront in the flavor, but not over the top hoppy tasting. This is a beer I would drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3205) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2014
Sampled at AC Beerfest (2014). Poured a clear amber/brown color with a small creamy tan head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, citrus, pine, and a mild nuttiness. Taste if roasted malt, cocoa powder, caramel, citrus, and earthy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 7, 2014
bottle, medium brown pour, medium body, nutty, piney hops. decent flavor & mouthfeel.Like smutty’s durty better

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (1222) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle poured a clear brown hue w/ a medium creamy head and sticky lacing. Mild hop aroma. Initial flavor is mild sweet w/ a bold bitter finish. Tastes are grass, toast, and lime. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, and average carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2873) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Clear amber brown in color... Aroma of citrus hops, brown malts... Hop aroma fairly prevalent... Flavor is really nice, light and crisp body with citrus hops highlighted as the malts are fairly mild, mouthfeel is creamy from the nitro I had it on... Finish is perfect, just a hint of bitterness... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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