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The Tide And Its Takers - Anchorage Brewing Company

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Ratings: 431
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 66
Gots: 73 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Anchorage Brewing Company visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012

Aged in French Chardonnay Barrels w/ Brett
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4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warnerry
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ken_P
4.78/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of meisterbrau1
1.28/5  rDev -69.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I tried this beer because I love tripels. The only thing I liked about this beer was the look. Disappointing.

Photo of osuskin
3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of instinct2
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarshallBirdhouse
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PatGreer
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ScottP
4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gobzilla
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of target88
3.54/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreenMind
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coopington
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Photo of Immortale25
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Haw River Farmhouse Ales teku glass. Back label says Batch #4 July/2014.

A- Pours a dark blonde color with a 1/4 inch white head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a large side patch of bubbly surface foam. Not-so-resilient lacing leaves small, thin streaks behind.

S- Moderate amount of clean Brett funk with the Chardonnay barrel really showing itself and lending a slightly tart citrus quality to the aroma.

T- Tangy Brett character with some fruity esters. The Chardonnay barrel imparts big notes of white wine as well as peach, melon and pear. Moderate acidity accompanies the light tartness. Very drinkable for the ABV.

M- Sharp and bright with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- While I sometimes don't like the way a Chardonnay barrel transforms a beer, this one is quite enjoyable due to the nice Brett tones. It's not the best use of Brett I've seen in an Anchorage beer, but overall it's a well done Tripel.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ystazi
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigRizz62
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeCactusGordon
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.81/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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The Tide And Its Takers from Anchorage Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.