Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale) | Anchor Brewing Company

Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale)
BA SCORE
57.1%
Liked This Beer
3.66 w/ 693 ratings
Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company
California, United States
anchorbrewing.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by notchucknorris on 11-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
126
Ratings:
693
Liked:
396
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
12.84%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
82
Trade:
2
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Appearance: Dark brown, just light enough to make out some red light peaking through. Light brown head that faded to faint lacing.

Smell: Mild roasted malts, caramel.

Taste: Roasted malts, mild bitterness, gives way to a stronger sweet raisin/fig flavor. Subtle woody aftertaste with some alcohol warming (more than I would expect for 5.5% ABV).

Mouthfeel: Moderately thick with subdued carbonation.

Overall: A “winter warmer” that fits the category perfectly. Nothing sets it too far from the pack, but it had all of the fundamentals solidly covered. Good as a seasonal - something to look forward to sharing with friends once a year, but not something to seek out every month.

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Our Special Ale 2013 (Anchor Christmas Ale) from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 57.1% out of 100 with 693 ratings
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