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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
outstanding

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-09-2009)
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Reviews by dudeman:
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dudeman

California

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
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Anchor Our Barrel Ale from Anchor Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.