Humming Ale | Anchor Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Offa on 11-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
332
Ratings:
661
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance has a fairly clear burnt golden orange color body with a white one finger head. There was some light lacing that slid right on into the body. The smell had some light floral with just a touch spicy with underlying tropical notes. The taste was mild with a light bittersweet floral to spicy to grasp a light pine hovering over a some light toasty biscuit. There was a fairly decent lingering biscuit aftertaste that lead into a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat fairly light but also showed a decent aspect to make me think it could have sat at medium on the body. I’d say this was fairly sessionable and did have a decent carbonation to it. Overall, in my opinion, this is a good APA worthy of having again.

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3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Comes out looking amber and auburn, 1/4" off white head. The aroma was a delight, poppin' dem Nelson hops all up in your grill.

Taste was the hoppiest thing from Anchor I've ever had, including Old Foghorn! Very dry malt body here, dem honey pale malts. So cool, Anchor, one of the more old school traditional brewery, dropping new school down under New Zealand or whatnot hops into a new recipe. It works. It works quite well, this is my fave Anchor beer now. Wish I could see it more, but Nelsons seem to be in short supply.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.87/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.37/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Humming Ale from Anchor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 661 ratings