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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Editor’s Note: This entry is for capped 750mL bottles brewed at Jolly Pumpkin. If you had a corked and caged silk screen bottle from Anchorage, please rate under the Anchorage listing.

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. -Nietzche

When introspection fails, it’s time to look outward for inspiration, perhaps Northward! One of the people who inspired me this past year is my friend Gabe Fletcher, of Anchorage Brewing Co. We brewed this beer together. I hope it inspires you. Northward!

Warm regards,

SpongeRuiner's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (1114) - Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Had on tap at the brewery. Pours a refreshing looking dull orange with an agressive foamy head. Had quite a tart funk smell. A very unique taste. Very peppery. Leaves a hop tingle on the tongue. Paired well with my truffle fries and mussels. Good stuff as usual from this local brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (2356) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Tap. Hazy sunflower yellow, thin white head. Sour white wine, grapefuit rind, melon and whit pepper in the aroma. Bitter grapefruit rind, earth, and really dry. Aroma was better. Dry in the bitter Brett range. Lighter body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (808) - Jamestown, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2016
On draft at Brazil. Pours a bright, hazy yellow with s medium foamy white head. Aromas of citrus, funk, spicy, grass, floral. Flavor had lemon notes, spice, grassy, funky and tart. Medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a dry tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3566) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2016
Tap at Jolly Pumpkin Detroit. Slight hazy golden with white head. Quite peppery, sour berries, grapefruit, grassy hops, some spicy notes, light fresh baked bread. Under medium sour and light sweet. Under medium bodied. Nice one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1433) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2016
On tap at Thin Man in Buffalo, NY. Pours a golden yellow, white head. Definitely some pepper, white wine, bright fruits throughout. It was listed as a saison rather than a sour, which feels more apt to me. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (3980) - NORWAY - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar, march 25th 2016. Hazy orange body, thin white head. Aroma is funky with pepper, apricot, banana. Big grapefruity taste with barnyard, mildly sour, zesty farmahouse finish,. Quite excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fashawn (583) - ITALY - JUN 3, 2016
Aroma funky,legno,vanigliato s tratti, citrico, erbavro, odori di cantina e vino bianco . Sapore di pompelmo rosa, uva spina,gusto intensissimo, birra davvero buona s scorrevole. La botte le dons rotondità , la rende piacevole, elegante ed intensa. Chiude vagamente erbacea, citrica, buona.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4113) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 8, 2016
750ml bottle, JP version. Hazy golden straw color with a lacy whIte head and big bubbles. The aroma is funky, citrus/grapefruit, hay, white wine, and pepper. The flavor is decently tart and biting with grapefruit rind. Medium bodied, very lively on the feel. A solid one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2666) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2016
Ölföreningen 2015. Smak och doft av citrusskal, lime, jäst, jord, citron, apelsin, örter, gräs och toner av grapefrukt. Frisk och syrlig, bra balans, lagom sötma, något pepprig i eftersmaken. Mycket gott!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3254) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2015
Flaska från demolenbeershop drucken med ölföreningen. Snarlik co-lab brygden från Anchorage som var lite mer grapeintensiv och pepprig. Här får man frisk citrus med lätt brettkaraktär och fina ektanniner som ger stramhet och struktur. Örtig, frisk, relativt syrlig. Samarbetet med ANchorage märks men JPs öl ligger inte långt ifrån vare sig stillmässigt eller i kvalité. Smaken är mitt i prick med mina preferenser. Fantastiskt. Men inte riktigt lik bra som Anchorage.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (16785) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 12, 2015
Runder, trocken-bitter säuerlicher Antrunk. Deutliche Brettnoten, dabei noch halbwegs süffig, weiche Bitterkeit. Trockene Holznoten, grasig hopfenbitter, mittellanger, vom Brett dominierter Nachhall. 9/10/9/9/6/9

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