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RATINGS: 794   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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. Ranges from 10%-11% ABV.


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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, - JAN 12, 2013
655 ml bottle. Hazy golden colour. Tall white fluffy head that clings to the glass. High carbonation level. Strong and bold piney grapefruit hops aroma. Sharp hoppy bite. Very bitter, but there’s sweet caramel to balance. Peppermint/spearmint in the finish. Classic crisp hop bomb, a very nice one. Love it.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumore (12) - Rimini, ITALY - SEP 29, 2016
American beers tasting at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours golden with white foam. Aroma, in addition to some herbaceous and resinous, shows alcohol. Taste conforms that, with loads of bitterness and a rather during alcoholic feeling. Extreme. Somehow unbalanced.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (729) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 28, 2016
10th anniversary IIPA. Hazy gold-orange, small white head. Boozy, orangy aroma. Full body although alcohol is well-hidden. Flavor is moderately bitter, orange hops, a lot of sweet malt background. Pretty drinkable for 11%, not sure I’ll remember much about it.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
josanguapo (1108) - SPAIN - SEP 23, 2016
From Zombier. 6? 66cl. In Teku glass. Playing Broken Sword 4. Very resinous. Reminds me my beloved Pseudosue but this one is just a tiny step below because its higher ABV, which is very well hidden but goes up to the head pretty quickly

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
__Rb81 (650) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2016
Bottle, 3rd anniversary. Pours hazy orange amber with almost no head. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, toffee, herbal piney hops, alcohol. Taste is over moderate to heavy sweet, over moderate bitter, sweet malts, caramel, toffee, bitter hops, alcohol, light herbal, resiny bitter aftertaste. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1573) - LATVIA - SEP 6, 2016
Amber clear with medium off white head. Fruity aroma. Sweet malty and fruity start with medium citrus sourness, immediately followed by very strong hoppy bitterness. Long lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2249) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Pours a finger and half of head on a slightly hazy straw body. Aroma is pine forest, grapefruit, lemon and orange. Wonderful. Taste starts mildly sweet, then goes big pine bitterness and finishes with super malty sweet. Texture is thicker.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (3005) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle (as Anniversary Ale), 11% ABV (from beergium). Pours amber with beige head. The head stays, nice lacing. Aroma is very hoppy, citrus, pine, caramel, Flavor is sweet and bitter, pine, citrus, malt, booze, some floral hops. Finish is resin bitter with some alcohol. Drinkability is decent, but it’s too boozy for my taste. Overall: ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanscourt (1362) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Feel like I’m eating hop leaves - thick and heavy. Drinks well though, bitterness is fair.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Concealer (1175) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2016
Bomber. 2016 10 year anniversary version. 11% Clear dark gold with a large, foamy, off white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of pink grapefruit, mango, peach, orange, pine, caramel. Flavor is pine, orange peel, grapefruit, peach, caramel, toasted malts and light spice. Medium plus bodied, oily and creamy with a dry end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (371) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2016
10 year anniversary ale - deep golden color, off white head. Bet brings citrus and pine with a nice make backbone in aroma and taste. Well balanced overall. Smooth medium body, ready drinking. 11% abv well hidden.


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