16th Anniversary Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

16th Anniversary Ale16th Anniversary Ale
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16th Anniversary Ale16th Anniversary Ale

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 16.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JohnnyChicago on 04-23-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 110 |  Reviews: 23
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Doogermeister
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer has a slightly cloudy yellow appearance, nothing to write home about here.
the smell is similar to a wheat beer, and it has a rather mild odor considering the labeled 16% ABV
The taste of this beer is also nothing special when going of pure taste, but it has something special about it. This beer tastes like it has as much alcohol in it as Ebel Weiss or a budweiser but it contains 16%. It is rather hard to believe that it is this high, because it is so smooth, but for those who dont believe it, try finishing a bomber to yourself.
The mouthfeel is smooth and easy drinking.
Overall i would say this is a standard beer, but the combination of 16%ABV and smoothness place it one step above the standard.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of emerge077
3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Had this when it came out and it was boozy and gross, so I didn't bother to review. Five months later I came across it again at an out of the way shop, and figured what the hell after seeing some positive reviews. 16% abv... get it? What could possibly go wrong?

Bright saturated orange, crystal clear with trails of rising carbonation. A ring of drippy lacing decorates the glass, and a thin broken skim sits on the surface.

Banana and vanilla creme wafers in the aroma, some fruity yeast.

Taste is a little less pleasant, sharp phenols and a little bit of fusel alcohol. Sweet fruit up front bleeding into boozy territory. Lemon cookies and peach with a shot of gin. Medium bodied and somewhat creamy, though overtly boozy. Admittedly it would be hard to disguise 16%... more time would surely be beneficial in this case.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

16th Anniversary Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81.8% out of 100 with 110 ratings
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