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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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American Wild Ale.
Rarely released in its purest form, Ananke is the backbone of our wild ale program, a base beer used for blending and fruit infusion. Named for the ancient Greek Goddess of inevitability and personification of destiny, necessity & fate, Ananke helps bring order to an otherwise chaotic universe. Such as her namesake, this delicately sour ale’s presence is felt throughout all of our barrel-aged beers. Ingredients: Pilsen & acidulated malts; raw wheat; flaked rye; Perle hops; top-fermenting yeast; wild yeast & bacteria; natural, limestone-filtered, Edwards Aquifer H2O; love


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3224) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle in Vermont, pours murky golden with light white head, notes of butter oak, cheesecake, funk, yeast. Excellent but I preferred the raspberry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5410) - Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle from tasting. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is tart, citrus, wood, wheat, with light spicy and funky notes. The flavor has decent citrus with some tart character, wheat, light spices, mild funk. This is not a big sour, actually more wild and very easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear bright golden color ale with a large white foamy head with good retention but minimal lacing. Aroma consists of sour and tart notes with some light oak also perceptible. Taste is also dominated by tart notes with some sour notes and oak also perceptible and well balanced acidity which is not overly dominant. Body is about average with good carbonation. Nothing spectacular about his beer but well brewed overall with good balance and limited acidity.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Pours a hazy orange gold with no head. Aroma of funk, oak vinegar and citrus. Taste is funky and sour with oak up front but finishes fruity citrus and peaches. Very nice, better than the raspberry variant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brystmar (1257) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Citric, grassy on the palate with plenty more lemon zest in the nose. Tangy, tart, delicious, imminently sessionable. More lactic than most of its American sour brethren. Great base for the fruited versions, and Ananke itself should age nicely.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7389) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Not as good as the raspberry but def a nice acidic brew with hints of the wine barrel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3954) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Tap at Freetail. The look is cloudy, thin light white head, light yellow color. The smell is tart, lemon, cleaning solution, sour, nice, funk. The taste is slight funk, tart, fruit, lemon, lactic, and nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3753) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Cloudy yellow with a faint white head. Aroma is of hay, straw, tart lemon, light funk. Taste is tart, lemon, refreshing, orange. Dry.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (359) - Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Straw golden with minimal head. Nice acidic sour ale with tons of real quality funk. Bright and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2012
22 oz. bottle served in Portsmouth tulip. From the most recent release. Bottle courtesy of Carleton (SpdKilz). Thanks buddy! A: Pours a hazy golden yellow color with a quick dissolving white foam head. It shrinks to a thing ring and some light whisps. S: Mild tart lemon with some light funk and a little pale wheat and malt combination. T: Some mild tartness up front with some lemon grass, a little bitter fruit rind and a touch of sourness on the finish. M: Light bodied with smooth carbonation and a refreshing mouthfeel. O: Very easy drinking wild ale. Not in your face at all and goes down easy. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-15-2012


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