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20th Anniversary Ale - Great Basin Brewing Co.

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20th Anniversary Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 3
Avg: 3.99
pDev: 7.52%
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Great Basin Brewing Co.
Nevada, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Gambelli on 12-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 3
Reviews by Gambelli:
Photo of Gambelli
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, just received at Hanson St. Liquor. Thanks Amar. Label claims a blend of double Icky
IPA, jalapenos, and juniper berry. Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Great Basin Brewing.

A- Dark orange, slightly murky brew, with a 1/4" stable head. Medium carbonation, with bubbles
streaming from only 1 side of an iced, flared top, purple coke glass. Sorry, all that was available to
me. Murky never bothers me in an IPA.

S- Very hoppy aroma, a slight pepper smell, and lots of malt sweetness. A bit too cold, and after a proper warmup, the malt intensifies, and the pepper comes on stronger, but no juniper in the nose.

T- Strong bitterness up front. As the beer warms, the pepper and juniper berries come on stronger. Still a ton of malt sweetness no matter what the drinking temp may be. Whoa, strong
overpowering juniper finish, lingering quite a while. Very little alcohol perceptible due all that's
going on here.

M- Sweet, sticky, oily, thick beer. Pepper not hot on the tongue to me, but I am known
for enjoying the hottest of dishes.

O- Quite a bit going on here. Tough to review a beer that doesn't fit any common style.
Some overpowering tastes at times, trading back and forth. Not particularly balanced, but not sure if it's meant to be. Glad I tried it.

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20th Anniversary Ale from Great Basin Brewing Co.
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