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Anniversary Strong Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

334 Ratings
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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 17
Gots: 84 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jakob on 05-18-2013)
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-16-2014 02:03:16 | More by dcisco44
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

05-10-2014 20:43:38 | More by aubzachsyd
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stogirelli

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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birchstick

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-05-2014 00:08:43 | More by birchstick
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-04-2014 02:21:34 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

04-29-2014 01:08:55 | More by OnWisconsin
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-17-2014 15:03:42 | More by dcguitar
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

04-11-2014 17:02:45 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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VStarWalt

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I bought this at the brewery where they sold them in pint bottles with a limit of two per customer. I would compare it very favorably to Chimay Blue label. I had a bottle Chimay around and drank that a few nights later. Then rotated back to the second bottle of New Glarus a few nights after that. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 00:05:39 | More by VStarWalt
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Jordy777

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-07-2014 17:25:26 | More by Jordy777
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-07-2014 03:19:50 | More by stephensinner
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is russet brown with a thick, billowing off-white head. the aroma brings typical New Glarus sweetness, with some molasses, malt, candied fruits, yeast, sugars. It's not as sweet as I feared, and is actually quite tasty. Complex and well balanced. Easy drinking and smooth. I split this beer with a friend and we both had no problem finishing our pours. Well crafted. I'd have this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 02:23:28 | More by Huhzubendah
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

4.45/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: brownish with reddish hues. fairly good clarity for the darkness of the beer. a finger or so of a white head that leaves a layer on the top and a sticky lacing on the sides.

Smell: Fruit first, plums and black cherries, dark candi sugar. and belgian yeast.

Taste: opens up with lots of fruit. plums and black cherries. middle is full of amber candi sugar and belgian yeast. the end comes full circle and leaves with lots of fruit.

Mouthfeel: this one is full of opposites. at times its creamy and juicy but then it ends dry. its sweet but the sweetness is never lingering. just a slight tinge of alcohol warmth. nice and heavy overall.

Overall: a wonderfully brewed beer. In the few new glarus beers ive had i have found very fruity and terrific yeast strains. pushes the limits of the style but stays easy within.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-05-2014 07:13:07 | More by jimmah120
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-03-2014 01:29:33 | More by MooseBoose
Anniversary Strong Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.