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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Dark as night but beaming with rich flavors, Anniversary Sixteen is a complex and mysterious Belgian influenced farmhouse ale brewed with local wildflower honey.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5570) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2016
750ml bottle. Aroma is a little oxidized, flavor is a little soured. Not one to age I suppose. Soured honey tinged notes. Not super impressive. Honey belgo beer. Unique. Sour dry notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10731) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2015
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a brown color with an off white head. Honey, chocolate, some citrus, and a bit woody.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle from the brewery shared at the C’Ville Foxy Knoxy tasting. Hi Amanda! Dark brown, thin fizzy tan head. Good retention. Aroma of spice, honey, yeast, caramel. The taste is nutty, herbal notes, honey, stone fruit, citrus, Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, lingering spice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5080) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle at the Charlottesville Tasting. Dark amber with off-white head. Aromas of dark fruit. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (3214) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Muddy brown pour. Aroma is booze, sweetness and grapes. Taste is sweet winey and boozey. Like a slightly belgian barleywine. Didnt care for it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (5255) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Cranberry with bready nose. Cloudy brown, medium tan head. Honey. Medium body, soft carbonation,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6680) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle @ The Foxy Knoxy Tasting. Oh hi, Amanda! Deep amber with a small head. Nose of Apple crisp and trail mix. Earth. Bottle of lemon, honey crisp, cereal. Sort of hot. Some peach. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19489) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Gusher. Hazy deep maroon color, tan head. Aroma is complex and mysterious. Taste is toasted brownies. Hi carbonation interferes with the mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (3764) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Nose is slightly phenolic taste is all pepper and phenols. Taste is similar. A decent amount of malt sweetness. Nice

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3165) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle - Pours mahogany with a thin tan head. Nose is light baking spice, tropical fruit, and light sugar malt. Taste is sugary tropical fruit, bready malt, and light black cherry. Lots of bread on the finish. Fluffy, medium body.


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