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The Tide And Its Takers - Anchorage Brewing Company

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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 63
Gots: 59 | FT: 5
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%

bbadger, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of harrymel
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Batch 1: Oct 2011

Pours light grain yellow with brilliant clarity and a solid quilt of bone whites. Smells really nice with lemons, pineapple, grain, clay, a little green olive juice. Flavor doesn't disappoint - nice bitterness, some grass, some almost teatree oil and leather with a bit of metal. Thin bodied with hi carb and a wet finish. Nice beer.

harrymel, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Piddmeista, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

SocalKicks, Sep 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

akang, Sep 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

CoolEthan, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of twiggamortis420
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle courtesy of fthomasl pours a hazed light gold color with a fluffy white head. Decent lace and retention.

Nose is badass! Tart wine, leathery brett and belgian yeast...awesome stuff.

Taste is not a letdown after the excellent nose - glad to come across something like this every once in a while that you have never heard of and dont have any expectations. The brett is bold yet soft...melds with the malt so seamlessly. The wood and wine tartness is a perfect compliment to the tripel. The base beer tastes like it is pretty damn good in its own right - light grassy bitterness and delicate yeast is a perfect combination. Great beer. Buy it if you see it!

twiggamortis420, Sep 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Flashyspoons, Sep 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

TKEbeerman, Sep 08, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5


A: Pours a bright brass-tinged gold with a spongy white head.

S: Earthy and pineapple notes from the brett, dry vinous tannins and chardonnay, some light notes of clove and angel's cake from the base tripel.

T: Moderate tannic tartness, slightly harsh, bitter oak, peppery esters, guava, green grape, mild sweet pale malt, heavy chardonnay, breath of booze.

M: Medium-bodied with mildly frothy carbonation. Very oaky, tannic feel.

O: Definitely doesn't go light on the wine barrel presence, which obscures the base beer and the brett profile a bit. Perhaps it would benefit from less time in the barrel or a more seasoned barrel.

Etan, Aug 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

iong516, Aug 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Lamdawg420, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

yourefragile, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

hoppyboy69, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

SGToliver, Aug 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

pfcorsar, Aug 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

largadeer, Aug 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jrohrbacher, Aug 08, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into chalice; Batch #1 bottled 10/2011. Pours hazy golden amber color with a 1 finger fairly dense white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with plenty of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big lemon zest, orange zest, pear, peach, pineapple, apple, pepper, clove, white wine, oak, herbal, floral, funk, and yeast earthiness. Incredible aromas with big complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and wine barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, pear, peach, pineapple, apple, clove, pepper, oak, white wine, floral, herbal, grass, funk, and yeast earthiness. Slight earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, pineapple, peach, pepper, clove, oak, white wine, floral, herbal, grass, funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast flavors with well balanced wine barrel presence; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth, crisp, and fairly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic Belgian Tripel with Brett. Big complexity and balance of all flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on. A highly enjoyable offering.

superspak, Aug 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

dookiebrown, Aug 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

cgskippy, Aug 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

beernads, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

CB_Crowe, Jul 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Acuity, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Cynic-ale, Jul 29, 2013
The Tide And Its Takers from Anchorage Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.