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19th Anniversary Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

364 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 364
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 8
Gots: 24 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

19th Anniversary Ale isn’t just a wood-aged ale. It’s a compass – a reminder of where we’ve been and where we’re going. Brewed with pure birch syrup and aged on birch wood, this beer embraces reverential tradition and revolutionary innovation.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-29-2013)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

The first in what I hope to be many videos on my beer review channel. I present 19th Anniversary Ale from Great Divide Brewing. It's probably not in good form to make my first review one featuring a beer that probably isn't available anymore to most of you. Oops.

Watch my full beer review here, and subscribe for more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY8dBty7JuQ

calebjross, Aug 09, 2014
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a light haze and light effervescence. Head poured a finger of frothy ivory foam with moderate retention and leaving a nice lace after dissipating.

Smell: richly malty with a fair dose of lemony hops and a bit of an alcoholic bite. Not too bad, although not especially complex.

Taste: strong, sweet malt with plenty of buttery diacetyl -- not exactly my favorite flavor compound. Hops remain citrusy and relatively strong. Bitterness is high, but not quite enough to balance the huge sweetness. Decent, but it could lose that diacetyl.

Mouthfeel: big body with a moderate carbonation and a decent creaminess. Not bad.

Overall: pretty drinkable for a strong ale. It could use a little more bitterness and a little less butterness, but other than that not too bad.

flagmantho, Jul 22, 2014
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19th Anniversary Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.