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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber

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82
good

1,173 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1173
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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Jason

Massachusetts

3.05/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz short brown twist-off, no freshness date.

Appearance: Thin lacing with a lacking retention gives the head a shorter than normal life. The tawny hue has some depth and shows off the clarity.

Smell: Toasted grain and biscuity malt aroma.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Faint crispness in a moderate body, simple malt flavours of toasted grain and sweetness. The hop bitterness is slightly spicy in the palate and balances the modest malt flavour. Hops have a light astringent note to them middle to end. More sweetness comes through at the end.

Notes: An average altbier, minus the light astringent character and I would come back to this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2003 18:14:58 | More by Jason
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Todd

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12oz snubby brown twist-off top bottle.

Appearance: Rich and deep copper in colour with an off-white creamy foam head. Loads of carbonation activity and great head retention.

Smell: Very light aroma of grain and light esters.

Taste: A full-bodied brew with a smooth mouthfeel and creamy palate. Malt sweetness is sugary/dextriny with notes of raw grain. Nutty, biscuit and touch of chocolate are all part of the malty flavours that pull-thru when warmed up a bit. Bitterness is low, like weak floral tea. There's a touch of rind, but it gently creeps away into the malt sweetness. Finish is clean with hardly any residuals.

Notes: Despite it's name, this is an Alt beer and a very nice Alt at that. Outright tasty as hell if you ask me. All the right flavours are present and balance each other very well.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2001 00:00:01 | More by Todd
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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,173 ratings.