15th Anniversary Wood Aged - Great Divide Brewing Company
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Reviews by FtownThrowDown:
4.4/5 rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Growler shared by RoyMunson.
Pours a dark amber in color. There's a very nice two inches of white, fluffy head that forms on the pour. Looks perfect.
Smell is floral and citrusy hops. Plenty of oak and some vanilla as well on the nose.
Taste is even better than the smell. Lots of oak and vanilla in the flavor and I'm absolutely loving it. Compliments the beer perfectly. Wonderful beer. Full and smooth on the mouthfeel. I would have no problem drinking this entire growler by myself it's that good and enjoyful to drink. Well done Great Divide, this is my favorite beer that you've made.
Serving type: growler
08-03-2009 13:17:32 | More by FtownThrowDown
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3.33/5 rDev -17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3
have a few of these in the cellar, time to break one out and see what's what...
2 fingers of snowy white head, sticky sticky sticky, this one leaves a bread crumb trail all the way down leaving no doubt where it has been, ample carbonation keeps the head well fed, lovely microbubble sheets roll around, nicely done, this is one good lookin' brewski
citrus and wood... who would have guessed? your first instinct is hops but the wood is definitely toning it down and adding something, there is a mellow booziness throughout, old orange rind, the nose is interesting but I don't love it, the hop florals kind of smelling like termite wood.
strange.. the flavor is of ashen wood with some bitterness, it is exceptionally smooth mouth wise but the flavor is throwing me a bit, some dark honey notes, there is just something off I can't quite place my finger on, perhaps this sat too long (bottled 7/2009).
this has lost it's kick imo, without a more assertive hop profile this kind of tastes like soaked wood, too bad, the look and feel of the brew is excellent.
Serving type: bottle
04-23-2012 04:27:33 | More by Ego
15th Anniversary Wood Aged from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.