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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,308 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,308
Reviews: 550
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 41
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
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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SteadySippin

Arizona

3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer was poured from a bottle to a chilled glass.

A - I really like the appearance of this amber. Its color is exactly that, amber. The color really intrigues me to take a drink. No real lacing on the glass. Soon after pouring there is a head about a finger thick, minutes later the head dissipates to a thin ring around the glass.

S - This amber ale has a slightly floral scent, with hints of caramel.

T - The taste of this one gives off a slightly fruit flavor, like an orange. Noticeable bitterness but not overpowering. The after taste lingers with caramel. Slightly watery but still flavorful. This beer tastes very similarly to its smell. I really enjoy the first few seconds after swallowing a sip of this beer.

M - In the mouth it feels slightly thick, but watery if that makes sense. Plenty of carbonation, goes down pretty easily. You definitely feel the carbonation in the back of the throat.

O - This beer isn't anything to write home about, but it definitely isn't bad. I really enjoy the caramel flavors that you get in the after taste. The color of the beer is also quite nice. I wouldn't have a problem drinking this again but I'm in no rush to go out and buy more. I'd say give it a try if you're into ambers.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 03:40:22 | More by SteadySippin
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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,308 ratings.