KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Poured a hazy light brown with an average sized white creamy head that lasted throughout and had excellent lacing. The aroma was heavy with the scent of a pine hop, grain malts and a light sweet yeast with notes of cirtus, banana and mango. It tasted mildly sweet and slightly bitter at first and then became slighty more bitter and a little acidic with notes of fruit and a nice hoppy finish that lasted a nice long time. Mouthfeel was light to medium in body and dry in texture with a flat carbonation. Overall a friggin great marriage of Sierra Nevada’s ale collection.
sonnycheeba (4510) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 21, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at falling rock. Pours deep ruby. Aroma is cherries, caramel, bready malts, floral hops, and and faint oak. Flavor is decently hoppy with faint sweet caramel notes, and a dry oaky finish. Medium body.
lillunken (61) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Testad på Linköping beer expo. Sötsliskig, oljig doft. Smaken är söt, besk och lite blaskig på samma gång. Ganska spretig, obalanserad smak. Hade hellre sett att denna endast innehöll fatlagrad bigfoot..
BIK89 (26) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Testad på Linköping Beer Expo. Maltig doft där bigfooten dominerar. Ganska obalanserad beska.
Gbgbrouge (364) - SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from bottle, darkish amber with medium off white head. Aroma with notes of caramel, dried fruit, spice and pine. Taste is a nice combo of bitter and sweet, weill balanced and with a very nice after taste. Really nice one!
Leini (1477) - SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at a tasting event. Amber body with a medium head. Caramel, oak, vanilla and dried fruit.
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at a tasting at Butler's place. Pours amber with a very thin off white head. Aroma is malty sweet. Dark fruits. Very malty. Fairly hoppy. Nice beer. Thanks to Dan.
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Beerdedone (3062) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours copper amber with a creamy tan head. Aroma of sweet malts, raisins, caramel, pine and vanilla. Flavor of sweet malts, caramel, dark fruit, oak, pine, grapefruit and raisins. Sticky texture, medium-full body, dry finish.
Homer321 (2982) - Melboring, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle for my WOB 2500, dec 8 2015. Nose is slightly sherry oxidation with a light boozy nose. Taste is lightly peppery with a light caramel note. Fairly smooth without much alcohol noted. Seems a bit thin and grassy but held up well.
DrewFace (960) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2014 Bottle share thanks to Homer321. mikdly hoppy, light citrus, caramel malt. Hazy orange pour, nearly no head now. Lots of caramel malt, oak, vanilla, earthy hop flavor, moderate bitterness. Finishes a bit sweet with some alcohol heat.
slowrunner77 (7864) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"dark orange, almost red. big fluffy head. very aromatic...mostly a sh--load of hops, but some sweet malt and oak in there if you try really hard. i am pretty impressed with the anniversary lineup...they are among my favorite SN beers. big juicy beer, hoppy and bitter, floral, with a lasting aftertaste. Does taste a little like the pale, but trust me...just a little. This is a big boy. smoother than the initial onslaught of hops in the aroma would have you believe."