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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editors Note: This entry is for capped 750mL bottles brewed at Jolly Pumpkin. If you had a corked and caged silk screen bottle from Anchorage, please rate under the Anchorage listing.

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. -Nietzche

When introspection fails, its time to look outward for inspiration, perhaps Northward! One of the people who inspired me this past year is my friend Gabe Fletcher, of Anchorage Brewing Co. We brewed this beer together. I hope it inspires you. Northward!

Warm regards,
RON

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5856) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 30, 2017
Bottle - hazy gold - nose of oak, white wine, pepper, pineapple, moderate funk, mild acetic acid - flavor is moderately tart, medium bitter - mild pepper - too heavy on the grapefruit, ending way to heavy on the grapefruit bitterness - a nice oak presence and and pleasantly dry and bitter finish, though - its still good, but dial down the grapefruit and its a home run.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thedm (6100) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2017
This bottled brew from a bottle shop was served at a cool temperature and poured a small sized head of frothy large sized white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a typically carbonated body transparent yellow orange colored body and a poor lacing. The mild aroma was mild hop. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a mellow sour aftertaste. The ok flavor contained notes of sour mild hops and malt. A decent one but not one that I would consider drinking again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (924) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 18, 2017
Hazy straw pour, tall fluffy white head with great retention, some lacing. Tropical fruit aroma, pineapple, some other spices and floral notes. Flavour goes from similar tropical and citrus fruit punch to a strong dose of brett hay and floral hops. light to medium body with high carbonation, very active mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wombat23 (1300) - Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Draft at Black Star Co-op, Austin, TX. Pours a light straw color with a mild haziness. White head. Aroma of white wine, lemon, fruit, must. Taste is white wine, fruit, peach, bitter lemon rind, must, spice, yeast, white pepper notes. A bit of funk. Mildly tart. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (12489) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle. Pours light hazy yellow with a small, staying creamy white head. Aroma has Brett, citrus, grapefruit. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, doughy, very dry, fine bitterness. Mild tartness. Very lovely balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (2271) - rhus, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2016
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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2975) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle shared by omhper, thanks. Big and lasting bright white head. Clowdy yellow color. Fresh pear aroma blended with some citrus aroma. Big almost tart bitterness for a sour ale.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (3250) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Bottle pour at Shelton Brothers. Hazy gold with a finger of foam that lingers. Nice bretty, musty hay aromas with pineapple, orange and a touch of pear. Good carbonation on the palate, more fruit and mustiness. Light peppercorn finish. Really well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (6022) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Hazy, cheesy aroma, funky, wood, fruity, special, cheesy funky flavor, wood, fruits, zesty, bitter, medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2472) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 16, 2016
A really nice saison that I wish more breweries would emulate for the season. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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