Anchorage 2012 Rondy Brew Saison

Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Ale brewed with East Kent Goldings hops and peppercorns. Fermented with a farmhouse yeast then dry hopped with East Kent Goldings. Bottle conditioned with brettanomyces.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4822) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Strong and highly complex aroma with some barnyard, flowery, citrus and herbal aspects. As expected, the flavor is a bit more appealing than the aroma.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
>A Brett expressive saison masterpiece

[ Bottle ][ savnac ][ 750mL ][ Tired Hands Stemware ][ trade ][ 2/1/14 ]
>> Rating #7300 hooray. Pours a neon, glowing, full haze straw golden with higher but not out of control white foam. Nose is immensely expressive Brett C and friends pineapple, sourdough, fresh bakery medley. This has got to be the magnum opus of Anchorages quest for an expressive Brett derived house yeast character. Flavor is not too drained from the Brett that can leave a dusty, concrete flavor. Instead we get a clean and buoyant body full of fresh bread and pineapple. Palate is aerated, soft, not harsh and overly dry/drained. So good in every way.

Note to raters below: Do you even saison?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle @ GTs Cat Cabana. Hazy golden pour with a big white head. Aroma is lime, salt, and huge bretty, yeasty aroma. Amazing pineapple, nice biscuit malt, and a light earthiness. A touch bitter on the palate, but really intense pineapple, tropical fruitiness. Lots of lime zest, subtle briny saltiness, yeast, and earthy hops and funk. Nice leathery dryness. Plenty of lemon zest, too. Solid bretted saison, a Michael James 3.2.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - APR 20, 2013
Gold-orange, hazy, fluffy white head. Dry, crackerlike malt with some grainy-sweet pilsner malt notes, spicy saison yeast character and some earthy Brett funk, lemons, a little acidic tartness, a little alcoholic edge on it. Nice saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (16812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2013
On tap at Saravezas Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival, pours a cloudy vibrant yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of prominent farmhouse notes, a little citrus zest, and some barnyard notes. Flavour brings lots of funky barnyard notes, a little leather, lightly tart / tangy tropical fruity notes and a musty earthiness to it. Lots of depth to this, with a lingering finish of lightly tart fruits. Delicious stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8995) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bomber thanks to Mike, picked up in the Great White North. Pours a orange color with a large white head. The aroma is a big Brett funk and almost woody. A nice mellow flavor that showcases Brett with little spiciness, dry, funky at times, little bit of fruity hops. Enjoyable. Great nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (7446) - Utah, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle shared by Mike, thanks
Appearance: Clear straw yellow with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Brett, citrus and peppery in aroma and taste. Very nice and easy drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2886) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Poured from a 750ml bottle, thanks to Mike. The aroma is fruity, slight hot alcohol, Brettanomyces Brux. The flavor is spicy, fruity, rustic earthy character. A great saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9575) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Pour at Scotts saison tasting, pour out of 750 mL bottle is hazy yellow with stark white head, aroma brought notes of bread, biscuit, yeasty bread, some spice, earthy, grass and lemon, touch of funk and a slight hint of lactic, slight pineapple as well. Taste is a mix of bready, grain, lemon, biscuit, some grass and earth with some lactic notes, nice fruity pineapple and pear, finishing fairly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2012
This one big thanks to my friend Ian! Nose is peppercorns, mustiness, fruits, heavy spices, oddly woody. Flavor is dry and sparkly with fruits, pepper, basement funk. Light dry and a nice farmhouse beer from the land of no farmhouses.

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