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The Tide And Its Takers - Anchorage Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

389 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 389
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 63
Gots: 59 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Anchorage Brewing Company visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in French Chardonnay Barrels w/ Brett

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Elprico, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

brilliantly conceived collaboration from anchorage and dogfish head, given generously to me by a new friend. sorachi ace hopped triple in chardonnay barrels with brett, how perfect. the pour is hazy yellow, pale without much luster but a masive fizzy white head that hangs on for quite some time. the nose is really oaky and acidic from the wine, and a year has helped the brett do its magic, lots of funk here. the sorachi hops arent as prominent as i would like them to be, but i get the lemon without the bitter. taste is more balanced, but the wine still makes a big impact. wheat malt and maybe oats, this is the best of all three fermentation worlds, complexity is ripe. distinctly belgina in nature, but nuanced in a remarkable way. the hops finish beautifully with the brett, and while i have to imagine they have faded some, the balance found here is divine. finish is long too, zesty, funky, and memorable. beautiful carbonation and a lightness rare for its abv. i could drink this everyday, its like nothing else, a gorgeous combination of flavors and techniques here, a real work of craftsmanship.

StonedTrippin, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

sblanton83, Dec 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

JohnnieNepal, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jbaker67, Dec 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Mattias, Dec 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Fabiand, Dec 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

bcm75, Nov 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

ari32, Nov 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Dicers, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jdense, Nov 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

crhea89, Nov 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

switzer, Nov 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

moonknight31, Oct 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Yeti1979, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

EliotRosewater, Oct 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jaydoc, Oct 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

siege06nd, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

IrishColonial, Oct 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

monitorpop, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of mjstacker
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

I read a few other reviews that claimed the smell was amazing, I do have a bit of a cold but i'm not getting much nose here. Maybe a bit of citrus, certainly nice but not particularly discernible, i'd say that other Tripel's (CBC Tripel Threat or GF Green Bullet) have a more discernible nose (just sayin').

The appearance is great very cloudy and light, farmhouse esq.

I typically care little for the "mouthfeel" category but i do think the super carbonation coming from this beer is fantastic.

The taste and my overall impression are that this is a great beer, though not indicative of the style. It reminds my of a slightly sour, kind-of-boozy farmhouse. But honestly, that's right up my alley so I think it's great.

If I hadn't paid $17 for this bomber, I might be more apt to drink it regularly. I guess it's not a regular brew anyway. Anchorage to New Hampshire is quite a trip, i wonder what it tasted like a year ago?

mjstacker, Oct 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

FreshmanPour77, Oct 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

henrisimo, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

kscaldef, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Pdrufo, Sep 23, 2013
The Tide And Its Takers from Anchorage Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.