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Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale

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RATINGS: 1115   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.

MullMan's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - OCT 30, 2009
12oz bottle. first pour is mostly head; very frothy and thick light tan merangue. rocky and dimply. color is a cloudy light amber/copper color, golden at edges and lots of tiny yeast particles. heavy lacing hangs like injection-foam. toasted caramel malt aroma, mild grapefruit peel, and light fresh pine needles. flavor is like the aroma, light caramel/crystal malt, some mildly dry hop bitterness, and a bit of grapefruit section - pulp with pith. low but sprighlty carbonation, snappy hop finish. light spice aftertaste. top notch session beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 22, 2015
11/20/2007 12:54:19 PM Bottle from Bier Koning. Creamy orange colour, bursting head. Amazing hopy and piney nose. Very nice tasting. A fantastic ipa with lots of pine, grapefruit and slightly bitter taste. Also some caramel. Quite hoppy and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (6723) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2015
*Old rating, best before 04/08/10. 2009 Edition. The beer is floral, fruity with a bit of malt. Mild, slightly bitter, nice-round, malty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (8389) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"it must be the dry hopping, cause this one is better than the ipa and pale too. i like their dry hopped beers though, one of their better ones, almost along with topedo ale, celebration ale, and of course, bigfoot."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Very hoppy aroma. Cloudy golden colour with excellent head. Bitter hops, mainly citrus flavours. Medium body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (1567) - CROATIA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle 355 ml from 2009, at Delirium Hoppy Loft. Pours amber with off white head. Slightly hoppy and caramel aroma. Caramel hoppy flavor. There is a chance bottle wasn’t in the best condition.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore (612) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a cloudy golden color with a nice, frothy, 2 finger head. S- Wheat, slightly hoppy, somewhat faint. T- Lots of piney hops all the way through. Deep bready, wheaty malt undercurrent. M- Medium bodied with medium carbonation. D- I find this beer to be extremely drinkable. Another winner from SN.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Its a shame I won’t be able to try this beer again. Very nice, very bold pine and citrus IPA. Delish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2144) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle. This is a nice mellow IPA with easy drinkability. Good for sessioning in spring. shame its not around.

   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 (3044) - 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.

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