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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,290 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,290
Reviews: 550
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 41
Gots: 80 | 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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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
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-01-2012 16:31:47 | More by Gww1864
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SeanRedd

New Jersey

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

I want to be critical, take away from the amazing accomplishment, but I'm lost for words. The lightly sweetened bread pudding that delicately runs over my taste buds has me ready to skip dinner and dive straight into dessert. The head is weak but the balanced toasted grain is so goddam yummy. This beer transports me to a long harvest table, decorated with rice pudding and malty sweet pastry breads. The oily sliver seduces me and I'm hooked. This is by far the hottest grandma in the woods, and even the milf hunters must turn to take a second glance. I'm in love, with an Altbier, and she makes me feel so, so good.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2008 23:32:16 | More by SeanRedd
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andrewkgray91

Colorado

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-20-2012 19:33:29 | More by andrewkgray91
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Crosling

Colorado

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been hearing about Alaskan Amber for ages. It seems to be the "Fat Tire" of the Northwest. Lets see if the rumors are true.

Deep Red.

Very pleasant mulched apple aroma covering grapes, toasted grain and sweet malts.

This is a very good Alt. The fruitiness comes abound first. It's all over the palate and oh so pleasant. Caramel and sweet malts next. The finish makes you know it's an Alt beer. It's crisp, clean, dry and nutty. The hops are minimal but balance this beer well.

I'm very surprised with this offering. Nice stuff.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2004 05:33:29 | More by Crosling
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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-08-2013 00:19:22 | More by pkalix
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dmilewsk

Iowa

4/5  rDev +10.2%

09-07-2012 12:26:06 | More by dmilewsk
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-07-2011 00:57:23 | More by racingkenny14
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unclemo83

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-16-2011 01:17:38 | More by unclemo83
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Twan22

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-10-2013 03:36:13 | More by Twan22
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Citadel82

New Jersey

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

Had this in bottle aboard the Cruise ship Seven Seas Mariner. What a delight and surprise it was to find that the only beers available on this vessel included the Alaskan Brewing Company's Brews. What was more of a treat was the reasonable pricing and the fact that brews were free with the meals...also free.

This is an excellent altbier in my opinion. From the malty-floral scent, to the copper color and the off-white head that left sheets of lace. Taste was balanced with alternating doses of caramel and bread with some spicy hops and fruity yeast. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2006 13:35:37 | More by Citadel82
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lowflite

Nevada

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-09-2012 01:33:02 | More by lowflite
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-14-2012 04:24:32 | More by ssjkyle
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jjhardy12

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-06-2014 20:34:18 | More by jjhardy12
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-11-2012 22:25:11 | More by t0rin0
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Mortarforker

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-13-2014 04:11:13 | More by Mortarforker
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-25-2014 05:20:22 | More by jzlyo
Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,290 ratings.