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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,175 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1175
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%


Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Richly malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to make this beautiful amber colored "alt" style beer notably well balanced.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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GreenCard

Oregon

3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: dirty-penny-brown, no head at all, much lighter than the draft version, good clarity

Aroma: sweet flowery caramel notes, a slight touch of roastiness, hazelnuts, fruity

Flavor: smooth caramel malt flavor with a supremely balanced hop-level; starts out a bit sweet, but is equalized in the finish by a gentle hop bitterness; nutty, toffee-like aftertaste

Mouthfeel: medium-light body, zinging carbonation provides some counterpoint to the sweetness, smooth

Overall Impression: I've had this on draft many times and I'm not sure which I like better. The carbonation is at a much better level out of the bottle, so that's a plus (draft can get a bit sweet). Alaskan is a fantastic brewery. I like all of the beers I've tried from them.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2003 04:11:19 | More by GreenCard
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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,175 ratings.