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Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale

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RATINGS: 1117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
The 2007 Anniversary Ale features prominent usage of Cascade hops– the signature hop used in Sierra Nevada’s most popular product, Pale Ale. It is an American Style IPA with a big, fragrant pine and citrus hop aroma balanced by the sweetness of two-row pale and caramel malt. It finishes with an additional Cascade dry-hopping creating a big hop aroma Sierra Nevada fans will look forward to. 2007-2009, discontinued 2010.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimbaxter (23) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
A pale craft beer with a large white creamy head. heavy hopped, caramel, and grassy Taste is also malty and sweet, with caramel. A Dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (3460) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle (from tasting session notes. Fresh and aromatic hops and some malt. Mild, with some full-bodied malt. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9278) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
355 ml bottle.
Originally rated on 20091017.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of hops, fruits, grass and caramel. Flavor of fruits, hops, hay, caramel and some mild pale malts. Nice an hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8069) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2013
35,5 cl bottle @ Kahdet Kasvot. Rated on 16.10.2009
Aroma has hops, some caramel, gooseberry bush and biscuits. Flavour has gooseberry bush, nettles, some biscuits, caramel and hints of resin. Good, but there’s something about the hop profile I do not like. The same thing occurred with Southern Hemisphere Harvest.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomciccateri (1034) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Pours an opaque dark brown with very fine bubbles and no head but slight lace. Slight raisiny aroma. Medium body and dense mouth-feel. Even dark malt flavor balance and dry finish. No hops flavors or bitterness stand out. slight molasses character but not sweet. Interesting but not very appealing on a 95-degree F day in Albuquerque.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scanovajr (674) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - OCT 19, 2012
Bottled. A clear orange beer with a large white creamy head. Aroma is malty and heavy hoppy, caramel, grassy, pine. Taste is malty and sweet, caramel, toffee and hoppy. Dry finish. Very solid beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (8038) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2012
2009 vintage // thought this was a barley wine when got it but thurns out this is one old IPA cool // 33 cl. bottle @ Delirium Hoppy Loft // lightly hazy amber with a small off-white lacing head // smell is mellowed down hops, touch honey, caramel underside, flowers, tad grass and sweet grains // taste is bitter kiwi, lemon, light grass, lots of caramel, toffee, lightly bitter finish, touch malt, near pilsner malt. soft white grape drink // medium to touch lighter body // nice than I imagined, not too bad even if defiantly not what it was meant to be

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kraddel (6171) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2012
had a sip of 77ship’s at delirium hoppy loft. glad i onley had a sip, this might have been a good one, but it aint anymore... it just smeels ( and tastes) old. thats all that came to my mind. so yeah america, you prob are right.. drink ipa’s fresh, i guess..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. 2009 version. Hazy orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - wet hops. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 190712

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
garvus (3) - - JUN 19, 2012 does not count
A nice beer but unremarkable for a sierra Nevada. A good start to spring beer.

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