Anniversary Strong Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
402 Ratings
Anniversary Strong AleAnniversary Strong Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jakob on 05-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
402
Reviews:
75
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.2%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
84
For Trade:
10
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3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice amber color with a substantial khaki whipped-egg-like head. Nose of Belgian yeast, banana, orange, sweetness, a little booze. Taste features some yeast flavors like banana and esters. Sweetness, booze, and pepper in the mix. I'm guessing the ABV is 10%+, though it's not published anywhere. Mouthfeel is medium with the foamy head adding to the fullness. Overall it's a nice beer but I was expecting more complexity from this special NG one-off. EDIT: I agree with the previous reviewer VStarWalt who compared it to Chimay Blue. Very similar flavor profile. Also, bottle cap seal showed some bubbling, but still apparently intact.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Anniversary Strong Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 402 ratings.
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