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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,267 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,267
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 40
Gots: 74 | 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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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, deep, slightly reddish amber color, with a one-finger off-white head that recedes fairly quickly and leaves a bit of lacing.

Smell is a bit of light fruit, a bit of yeast, and a nice gentle balance between light malt and mildly floral hops. Pleasant and inviting, but nothing really special.

Taste is refreshing and clean. The malts are light and bring a bit of sweetness, the hops are kinda grassy. Finish is smooth and quick - this is not a beer that lingers in the mouth. Well-balanced and gentle.

Fairly light in body with medium carbonation. Once again, pleasant, but nothing special. The feel dissipates rather quickly.

I drank a lot of this beer before I was really into beer. Living in the Pacific Northwest, it was one of my favorite refreshing summer beers. So when Alaskan started distributing to Minnesota, I snapped it up. I still like it; it's refreshing and tastes pretty good. I'm not blown away by it, and its place as a summer staple is more due to nostalgia than taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 00:45:58 | More by zeledonia
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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,267 ratings.