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Our Special Ale 2009 (Anchor Christmas Ale) - Anchor Brewing Company

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Our Special Ale 2009 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Our Special Ale 2009 (Anchor Christmas Ale)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

404 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 404
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blackie on 11-02-2009)
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Got this as an extra in a trade

a cola brown with a small, thin khaki head. No lacing

S amazing!! Big, vibrant dark fruits, plum, strawberry, black cherry, Cabernet grapes, tropical fruits, light spice, cinnamon, ginger

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M lightest crisp, almost thin, light carbonation

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Our Special Ale 2009 (Anchor Christmas Ale) from Anchor Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 404 ratings.