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19th Anniversary Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

338 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 8
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
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:
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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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

02-17-2014 17:50:54 | More by smithj4
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Snow81

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-16-2014 07:20:49 | More by Snow81
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510a

Washington

3/5  rDev -18.3%

02-15-2014 17:33:09 | More by 510a
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pisano

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.3%

02-13-2014 18:19:16 | More by pisano
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-10-2014 04:24:46 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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archero

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

02-07-2014 07:13:57 | More by archero
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-04-2014 05:19:33 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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jakea

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-02-2014 05:39:38 | More by jakea
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-dark dusky orange with just a thin white head. Not much action to it.

S-very bold scent of citrusy honeycomb and syrups. Smells quite boozey

T-comes in with a flavor of honey combs, like the cereal, and a heavy syrup flavor. Disappointingly I get no birch. Some citrus to it. Matching after-taste.

M-sticky and heavy. Low carbonation.

O-well there's an absence of birch, which is basically the only reason I decided to drop $14 on this bomber. So yea it was a big let down. Other than that, it was a mildly okay strong ale. Somewhat drinkable. Will not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 03:34:01 | More by AdamBear
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-26-2014 02:46:44 | More by DaPan
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-25-2014 14:43:28 | More by dmorgan310
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nygannon

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-25-2014 05:16:54 | More by nygannon
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htdoerge

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-23-2014 03:19:56 | More by htdoerge
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Ainjyll

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

01-22-2014 04:19:25 | More by Ainjyll
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz.

Pours a deep, slightly hazy honey gold. White sudsy lacing for a head.

Smells of honey, molasses, biscuits and rich citrusy hops.

Honey and biscuit malt, rich and flavorful, with a mild bite of citrus hops.

Medium body with a mild fizzy carbonation on the tongue. Warms a bit going down.

A nice strong ale, goes down easy and has a good flavor. Very worth trying. Hides its strength pretty well until the mouthfeel where you really notice it.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 23:25:18 | More by Cylinsier
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-14-2014 02:27:10 | More by mattmarka1
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

01-14-2014 01:41:27 | More by buzzy
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-11-2014 20:02:19 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-10-2014 18:38:04 | More by Belittle
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-01-2014 19:20:59 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-31-2013 17:59:00 | More by aztraz
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csmalley

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-31-2013 01:28:03 | More by csmalley
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aakerman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-30-2013 16:02:14 | More by aakerman
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wshell1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +9%

12-24-2013 03:35:48 | More by wshell1
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AgentMunky

California

3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a St Bernardus glass. Bottled on 19 April 2013.

A: No head. Murky, sickly yellow-brown. Muddy.

S: Blackstrap molasses. Crazy floral yeast.

T: Weird beer. It's oddly bitter, like unsweetened molasses. I suppose this is the birch syrup. This never really goes away. I'm not sure I like it. Wood. Earthy. Lingering bitterness.

M: Thinnish and sorta astringent.

O: I don't know how I feel about this.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 19:10:32 | More by AgentMunky
19th Anniversary Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.