Anchor Our Barrel Ale - Anchor Brewing Company
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Reviews by Crosling:
3.18/5 rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
1.5. Brown colored ale. Unfortunately the nose is really lacking, only light hints of malt and wood. Lacking power. Flavor doesn't have a lot going on either, a touch of vanilla, caramel, toast, toffee, but it's really soft, sweet, simplistic, light. Nice enough effort. Well made, I just wish it had more power, more taste. I'm puzzled why Anchor didn't put any Foghorn in the blend. That seems like the beer to barrel.
Serving type: bottle
03-16-2009 06:44:22 | More by Crosling
More User Reviews:
3.58/5 rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
On draft at Hops and Pie, I was pretty surprised to see this since I knew the bottles were very rare. No wonder given the fact they age it in their own whiskey barrels. Bright amber color, small head. Aroma is weird, sort of sweet, no whiskey, hints of wood. The flavor was sweet, had notes of cola and then dr. pepper, booze and then wet wood. Honestly based on the taste I assumed this was aged in first use oak or something because it tasted like it was barrel-aged but did not taste like any sort of spirits. Overall very interesting but a whole bottle would be quite cloying.
Serving type: on-tap
08-22-2013 01:07:24 | More by ArrogantB
4.44/5 rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Served in a pint glass at Toronado.
Bartender said it was aged in Anchor Distillery's Old Potrero barrels which is some mighty fine whisky.
Tan or beige color with very little head.
Anchor malt shows through liberty like hop profile with a very well balanced whisky flavor.
I've always felt that Old Potrero has cinnamon and burnt sugar flavors and I found them here as well. This is dangerously drinkable at 8%. I hope its bottled.
Serving type: on-tap
07-31-2013 02:44:29 | More by dudeman
Anchor Our Barrel Ale from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.