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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,309 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,309
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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fitius5150

Oregon

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-16-2012 04:59:12 | More by fitius5150
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nibbish

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-21-2014 21:34:26 | More by nibbish
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AbbeyNORML

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-12-2012 18:41:21 | More by AbbeyNORML
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tavernjef

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes from a trip to Cordova AK June 2002

This is a very good drinker. Good color of rich golden orange and light brown highlights. Good smell of malt and a solid fresh tone with some hop presence. Taste is quite good, very smooth, nice malty back. Good medium body feel smooth malty tones all over. Drinkable indeed.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2003 14:56:16 | More by tavernjef
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Honeybourne

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-27-2014 20:41:26 | More by Honeybourne
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kp29

Arizona

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-23-2013 05:11:58 | More by kp29
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-11-2011 20:11:10 | More by oneturbucfan
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jimbodude5

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-25-2013 01:41:33 | More by jimbodude5
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carnoustie7

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-22-2011 01:34:16 | More by carnoustie7
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rojocorsa

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

10-09-2013 03:15:56 | More by rojocorsa
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-14-2011 07:10:01 | More by Jspriest
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beefandbean22

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-23-2011 19:18:56 | More by beefandbean22
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woemad

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap last night. It had been a couple of years since I'd had one, so I figured why not.
Had a nice, orange-red color capped with a finger of foam. Not a lot of lacing. Moderate mouthfeel. Malty, hoppy smell. The taste was well balanced between malt and hop flavors. Finished nice and crisp. I think this could make a good session beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2003 13:25:08 | More by woemad
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-21-2011 20:50:04 | More by ElGallo
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Flightoficarus

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type - On tap

Appearance - As the name would imply, a reddish amber color, and a medium foam head that recedes moderately.

Smell - Caramelized malts, fruit, toffee, hops

Taste - A nice, caramel/toffee maltiness, with a bready feel overall, and just the right amount of hops to balance everything out. Leaves a good aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light carbonation, and a nice smoothness. Maybe seems a bit light at times, but overall solid.

Drinkability - Pretty good drinkability for this style. A sessionable amber for sure.

Overall - A solid go-to microbrew, and one of my main choices at local bars, restaurants, or concerts.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2009 08:22:53 | More by Flightoficarus
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Westtntrucker

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-10-2012 23:57:21 | More by Westtntrucker
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dmquinn

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-17-2012 21:42:17 | More by dmquinn
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prof_dynamite

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-26-2013 04:05:47 | More by prof_dynamite
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chrisemmons123

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

I had this beer at the Alaskan bush company . I also had it on tap at a local pub. Great pour creamy head, roasty nose, i could not compare to anything, miller lite was about the only othe beer they had to offer. overall very drinkable is it available in the mid west??

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2005 20:49:44 | More by chrisemmons123
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BlakeyBrew

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-01-2014 07:03:53 | More by BlakeyBrew
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BeerArchivist

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-18-2011 06:03:17 | More by BeerArchivist
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elglueckert

Montana

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-26-2013 04:19:50 | More by elglueckert
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-16-2013 03:21:14 | More by NuclearDolphin
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thartman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle a nice amber color with a one finger tan head with decent retention. Smell of malts, grains, caramel and biscuits. Lots of flavor ...balanced sweet malty taste with some caramel, biscuits, and some hops on the finish. Well balanced with a lingering aftertaste of malts and hops. Nice brew!, creamy and rich. Definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2008 00:23:01 | More by thartman
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towlea25

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-08-2012 02:38:48 | More by towlea25
Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,309 ratings.