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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
A massively hopped strong pale ale brewed to celebrate our anniversary each year. Anniversary Ale is light gold to pale orange in color and offers a potent aroma of fresh pine and citrus with some warming alcohols present.The taste is a thick, chewy hop presence only barely contained by balancing malts. The finish is pure hop expression with a moderate warming alcohol sensation. Hops – Columbus, Amarillo and Simcoe; dry-hopped with Columbus and Amarillo. Body – Medium.
Availability – Late Spring / Early Summer Release. Formerly 10.5%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2439) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 11, 2015
On tap at Two Stones Pub in Kennett Square, PA. Clear orange with a fine off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, pine, resin, pepper and alcohol. Taste of pine resin, grapefruit, oralnge, tropical fruit, alcohol and pepper. Medium/full body and medium/high carbonization. An unexceptional imperial IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrhopsbeertalk (243) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2015
This beer is missing the big bold hop pressence they brag about. Instead it comes off rather boozy with only an ok level of bitterness. Lacks any real hop aroma or flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
procraste (242) - FRANCE - JUL 1, 2015
Je suis pas fan ... Il y a un côté très brutale dans la façon que cette bière a d’amener les arômes en bouche ... J’imagine que le " massively hopped " est en cause ...Pour nos amis brasseurs, faudrait pas oublier que souvent " le mieux est l’ennemi du bien " Pour autant, ça reste correcte mais je préfère des bières qui se déploient en bouche avec délicatesse plutôt que ce style frontale. Je veux bien de l’impact dans l’amertume, mais là, je trouve ça trop "malté/biscuité" ( trop de "balancing malt" ?? ) ... ( a revoir ? )

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (2254) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Aroma of citrus, orange, caramel, pine resin, floral notes, malt, big hops.. Flavour is moderate sweet with a bitter finish. One to sip on slowly, it doesn’t drink easily at all. Be prepared to take some time... Another thick and heavy hop bomb from Port Brewing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chuckh7 (4) - - JUN 24, 2015 does not count
Smells great with fresh hoppy smell and sweetness. Looks to be little unfiltered. Taste very flavorful with strong hop flavor good sweet after taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koskela (409) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Sweet maltieness mixes with a slight bitter and a moderate hop aroma from this hazy dull orangish brew with FOD. A bitter and citrusy hop flavor are upfront followed by straight malt sweetness and ending in a warm burning from the 10%. It's a full bodied brew with a good carb. Not a bad brew big beer big taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (865) - Collinsville, USA - JUN 17, 2015
I had this at Global Brew. Pours dark gold with a white head. Taste citrus, pine, fruit. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (926) - Iowa, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy orange brown with some white head. Nose is dank and citrus. Taste is thick dank, citrus and caramel. Hops overwhelm the malts. Good but a lot of work to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopwine (575) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Nose is pine, perfumey, some stone fruit. Flavor is same plus some candied orange, burnt sugar, bread crust, grass, some booze, bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (2365) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Hazy amber pour with a fluffy white head. Massive citrus and pine hop nose, quite nice. Big beer with a strong malt presence with a ton of hop character. Some citrus and pine warming in the finish.

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