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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s 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, it’s 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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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (2168) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
A fascinating beer, really great aroma reminiscent of grapefruit juice with a nice acidity but also a sort of brett C funkiness. Taste has light grapefruit juice sweetness without really any of the sort of acidity I expected from the nose, more of a rural farmhouse character. One of the best beers I’ve had from either brewery, honestly.


3.6
notalush (5874) - 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 - it’s still good, but dial down the grapefruit and it’s a home run.

2.4
thedm (6177) - 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
RhetoricalAns (939) - 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
wombat23 (1416) - 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
thewolf (12590) - 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
llkc (2340) - århus, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2016
Duft citrus appelsin mango lime smsg citrus lime appelsin frisk svag tøf lidt bær eftersmag

4
TEJA (3056) - 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
willisread (3341) - Nashville, Tennessee, 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
zvikar (6149) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Hazy, cheesy aroma, funky, wood, fruity, special, cheesy funky flavor, wood, fruits, zesty, bitter, medium bodied.

2.7
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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