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16th Anniversary Ale - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

99 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  16.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnnyChicago on 04-23-2013)
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Ratings: 99 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

BalancingBrooms, Aug 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

ChicagoShakeAndBake26, Aug 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

drinkinmiles, Aug 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

CajunMary13, Aug 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Thomas_Picton, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

jgunther71, Aug 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

4amepiphany, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

stephenjmoore, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

jivex5k, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

AnalogErik, Jul 24, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

tfsimpkins, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

ryanpj, Jul 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

blameo, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

TastyIsBeer, Jul 14, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16%!!! Probably the highest ABV I have ever had in a beer...This beer poured a clear golden color with little to no head and no lace. The scent had the typical Belgium malt/yeast with dried apricot and citrus. The taste was very smooth, the Belgium twang helped to mask the high ABV quite well. The mouthfeel was full body with little carbonation. Overall this is a monster beer and I was glad to share it with my neighbor and my cousin. A pint is enough to last the night.

WoodBrew, Jul 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Rayek, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Ncpogs, Jul 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

JohnK17, Jul 11, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip.

Pours a bright gold with a 2 finger white head. Thick lacing remains

Honey, caramel, banana, clove more spice and Belgian yeast.

Sweet caramel, banana, light lemon, lots of spices from the Belgian yeast.

Nice Belgian beer from two brothers. Doesn't drink like its 16% but you notice it's a high abv beer.

kawilliams81, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

krome, Jul 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Gonzoillini, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank more like a saison. Tasty and enjoyable but an interesting brew. Color was slightly cloudy and pale yellow with a nice white head. Smelled of wet grass and faintly hoppy. Tasty but odd. Really earthy and dry. I wasn't expecting the style to be so much like a saison.

mverity, Jul 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

RichH55, Jul 05, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into Tulip

Appearance- deep gold, somewhat hazy, white head with good retention.

Aroma- very spicy, phenolic, honey, slight sour smell as well, some cloves, some alcohol present but its mellow considering its 16%

Flavor- Honey sweet malt, balanced by an awesome spicy phenols, slightly tart, with some pear, apple esters, finishes dry and crisp with a lingering sweetness that you notice after the sips over. Some alcohol present but is really dangerously hidden.

Mouthfeel- Medium-full, moderate carbonation, alcohol warmth

Overall- Was concerned about the abv on this thinking it would be way too boozy. I might have guessed 9-10ish. It is really well done. Not the best in the style, but worth a try for sure. Just remember to sip on it.

LI_PO12, Jul 03, 2013
16th Anniversary Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.