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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Surfers know all too well that ankle-buster waves are barely big enough to surf on, but our Ankle-Buster Ale is bound to create a big wave. With an herbal hop character, fruity/spicy Belgian yeast aromas, toasty and caramel-like malt flavor, and a clean dry finish, Ankle-Buster carves its own path to refreshing, flavorful beer. Best enjoyed with both feet planted on sand.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1404) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Pours two fingers of foamy head on a clear medium straw colored body. The aroma is floral with some lemon grove. The taste is well balanced, lemon zest, honey and grapefruit. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Drinkable and delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11533) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours coppery gold with a foamy beige head. Citrus spice aromas. Med body. flavor is yeast/spice and citrus. Has a nice spice bite, finishing decently bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4176) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Tap @ Pelican... Poured clear amber with an off-white head. Pretty solid session beer here. Toasted, caramel malt sweetness. Bready and buscuity with a strong yeast presence coming through. Notable esters, fruits, bananas, bubblegum, and drying spiced finish. Hops were there, but certainly a balancing agent and not really adding depth or bitterness to the profile.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2014
22oz bomber pours a slightly hazy amber color with a thick white heat that leaves medium lacing. Smells of belgian yeast, pepper, spices and caramel. Tastes of all the same things in the smell with a nice yeasty bananna flavor. Mouthfeel is light and creamy with decent carbonation. Nice and refreshing belgain pale ale. Typical flavor profile but nice use of ingredients. Would definetly drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Clear amber color with lasting ivory head. Nice light pit fruit, dusty pale malt, dry spicy yeast aromas. Light bodied with average carbonation. Toast, pale malt, light fruit, dry spice, dry hay flavors____good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reid (1949) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2011
22 oz bottle from Roth’s Sunnyside Market in S.Salem. $3.99 "fermented with Belgian yeast,but built like an English Pale Ale". Slightly hazy amber beer,with ,thick and creamy eggshell white head. Nice fresh estery type aromas,slightly spicy but also weirdly English hops. Slightly black peppercorn flavours and also slightly sour in a green apple way, then fruity hops appear. All rather strange but OK. Slightly thin palate,but with well measured carbonation that aids in the drinkability stakes. Overall a weird hybrid beer..that kinda works well in the early Summer weather. I am happy i didnt have to enter this in the database..i would have no idea wether this was a BPA or strange EPA!!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sampled in a bomber. A really nice pale ale with quality belgian maltiness. Drinks smooth. Served at room temperature and really enjoyed!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Light estery aroma with spice. Fruity estery flavor with light spice. Medium bodied. Fruity esters linger with light spice and light malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 19, 2012
Amber pour with a thin white head. The nose is a little bit sweet and honeyed. Some light pepper and a fairly light pale malt character. Some soft spice and a touch of herbal character. A little bit of light pepper and some light fruit. A little bit of sweetness, but a touch of soft fruit. Some light spiciness and a touch of clove. Quite dry and crackery. It’s not going to blow any minds, but it’s well-made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3170) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Cloudy dark yellow body with a long lasting white head. The aroma is light fruit and perfume along with a characteristic Belgian funkyness. The flavor is lightly sweet with a dry finish. Not overly complex but a nice light Belgian Ale just the same.


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