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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,351 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 44
Gots: 99 | 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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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06/20/05- Had at the Red Door in Billings, MT.

Presentation- Poured from the tap into a random pint glass.

Appearance- Amber pour...duh! Good sized head with acceptable lacing.

Smell- Light nuttyness with a sweeter malt scent.

Taste- More roasted malt flavor than expected. The malt is also sweeter than expected. Big nutty flavor and a decent hop background.

Mouthfeel- Smooth and pretty creamy. Moderate to high carbonation.

Drinkability- One of the better Amber Ales I have had. Can't believe I waited this long to try it. Good deal.

06-23-2005 03:15:53 | More by GClarkage
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stogirelli

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-24-2014 01:49:58 | More by stogirelli
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-11-2012 16:00:05 | More by zenwatts
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-02-2013 00:47:31 | More by waiting4lunch
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silversumo

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-09-2012 17:40:01 | More by silversumo
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-18-2011 02:41:07 | More by codynevels
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coolandy007

Nevada

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-02-2013 22:34:05 | More by coolandy007
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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-14-2011 21:08:00 | More by Adamostella
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hochief

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-02-2013 22:10:06 | More by hochief
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brdc

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

Small capped bottle, poured into a pint glass. A staple of my vacation, happily found among multiple uninteresting beers.

Very good looking, reddish brown, a little bit brighter than amber, clear, with a tan head that holds very well and leaves nice lacing - a stark contrast to the other beers around me.
Nice aroma, lightly toasted malt, caramel, faint grassy hops.
Medium bodied, it has a nice, well balanced flavor that tends to caramel but shows some fruitiness, spiciness, grassiness, although always more on the sweet side.
A very well crafted beer, that as expected, does not blow you off but is easy to put down.

08-25-2009 21:55:13 | More by brdc
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mpipe

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-05-2014 21:37:55 | More by mpipe
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-26-2011 19:32:18 | More by sacrelicio
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6string

Germany

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-03-2012 03:53:22 | More by 6string
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-09-2014 10:01:30 | More by guezarka
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Nunya

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-27-2013 03:56:52 | More by Nunya
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HarmonMW

Missouri

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-11-2012 03:07:13 | More by HarmonMW
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JosefBerger

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-23-2014 20:09:28 | More by JosefBerger
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rob99er

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-24-2012 03:42:05 | More by rob99er
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netshark

Colorado

4/5  rDev +10.2%

09-01-2012 20:36:00 | More by netshark
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WickedMonkey

Arizona

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-11-2011 19:35:32 | More by WickedMonkey
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touchet20

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-08-2012 23:29:00 | More by touchet20
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ThePundsack88

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-04-2013 23:57:09 | More by ThePundsack88
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stevecooks

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-07-2011 23:29:32 | More by stevecooks
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-24-2013 00:24:02 | More by Slatetank
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-01-2014 13:21:13 | More by wrightst
Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,351 ratings.