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Anchor Our Barrel Ale - Anchor Brewing Company

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Anchor Our Barrel AleAnchor Our Barrel Ale

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BA SCORE
92
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 112
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.02% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-09-2009

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A- clean near amber with some copper accents. Big 2 finger head with lots of staying power. Tons of scrubbing bubbles.

S- sweet fruity malts. Similar to their barleywine ale. Not much barrel detected in the nose.

T- sweet again to start- caramel, mix of bright and dark fruits, and candy-like confection. Just when u think its going to turn cloying, the barrel makes its presence. Undertones of whiskey and brief vanilla clear the way for a sharp, timely bitterness. A lot going on here, but it works.

M- fairly slick and oily, but not far off for the style. Buttery. Alcohol hidden.

O- unique as it seems to carve out a niche in a relatively lonely style. A great example of letting the whiskey barrel aging complement the beer rarer than dominate it.

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Anchor Our Barrel Ale from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.