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RATINGS: 96   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9700) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle courtesy of Thirdeye11 poured a hazy gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of lemon, biscuit, light barnyard and some light lactic notes. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a dry tart finish. Flavors of straw, lemon and light barnyard with a smooth dry lingering tart funky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13362) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Dloudy yellow - white head. Light malty, fruity, zesty, wine, minerals, light acid, citrus, freshness, dryness, bretty, light barnyard, light sourish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of citrus and celery with acidic notes. Fruity flavour of citrus and celery with acidic notes. Citric finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy, barnyard and brett. Sweet, fruity and dry to peppery brett. Mild citric to light acidic. Lingering fruity and brett finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10773) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
cloudy yellow, small white head. aroma is sour, well balaced. flavor is sour, slighly sort of bretty, sort of apple like notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2011 Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours yellow with a slight haze and a tiny white head. Sweet and tart fruity aroma. Medium body, yeasty with some medicinal notes and a sophisticated Chardonnay-like tartness. Strange cardamom notes. Baking yeast. Interesting, but clearly an "inexperienced " Sour. 150311

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour. Funk and fruit nose. Light and sour with refreshing white grape flavors. Good stuff....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Big thanks to ericandersnavy for the share. Pours a light straw yellow with a white head. Nose is lemon, citrus, yeast, slight vinous quality, hints of brett: pineapple?, and some tartness. Flavor is very light and pleasant: citrus, lemon, pinot, some bugs, a hint of pineapple brett, a not too heavy on carbonation. Very enjoyable sour- I drink a das boot of it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9113) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Hazy yellow ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is both funky and fruity – old cheese intermingled with whispers of vanilla, lemon zest and white grapes. Medium-bodied and oily with mild carbonation. The flavor is sour and fruity with light yeasty bitterness and a hint of butter. Tart, tangy, mildly bitter finish. Kudos to 50belair for sharing his bottle of this gem!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darkguardian (725) - Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Bottle courtesy of 50Belair. Pours a goldenrod yellow, clear with little head. Nose is white grapes, sour funk. Rather nice. Bracingly sour but not overly so with a light effervescent body. Somewhat like Cascade The Vine. Lot of barrel flavor. This is a terrific sour.

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