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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber

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1,558 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,558
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 50
Gots: 191 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

Richly malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to make this beautiful amber colored "alt" style beer notably well balanced.
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3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

one of the more drinkable ambers ive had recently. pours a lighter shade of red, with a decent white head. smells malty but balanced, less sweet than most, and doughy a little, but not raw in any way. flavor is terrific, really round flavor, perfect balance and an appropriate mouthfeel. medium bodied and soft. this is a session amber all the way, nothing too sugary to rot your guts, not too malty to fill you up, not too anything. perfect after a hard earned win with the hockey team. affordable too, will be purchased again

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

compliments of flexabull in blind BIF 6

A Poured this 12oz bottle into my beautiful new Tripel Karmeliet glass (which flexabull sent as part of the schwag). A nice clear copper colored beer filled the glass complimented by a frothy off white almost tan colored head. After the head subsided, it left a pleasant collar and lacing on the glass

S not much happening with the aroma. mostly mild malts on the sweeter side. some caramel, light roasted malt and breadiness in there too (I love made up beer descriptor words ie: breadiness)

T the taste is just very average. not much going on here. similar to the smell, mostly malt in taste with very subtle hops (stretching for hop taste in there). not that it is a bad tasting beer, just very boring and unexciting

M pleasant creamy mouthfeel with a medium to thin body, decent carbonation

D while average in taste this is one of those beers you could drink a bunch of

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Translucent ruby amber with a two finger head, well carbonated.

S-Lots of malt and bits of spices (nutmeg, like) and some roasted notes.

T-Starts with a roasty, nutty maltiness then becomes an earthy like spice.

M-Medium bodied, carbonated and thicker than I was expecting.

O-A nice beer, one of their better offerings. Altbier is an unappreciated style.

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Served on-draught into a hefeweizen glass at Buffalo Wild Wings in high altitude Centennial, Colorado. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head of nice cream, fair thickness, and decent retention. Colour is a transparent amber, the most typically wholly amber colour beer I've ever seen.

Sm: Fair cream and amber hops. A mild strength aroma.

T: Really nicely built, with pleasant expressive amber hops and light cream. Hints of caramel and maybe nuts. Balanced near perfectly.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with lovely cream. Quite complementary of the flavours.

Dr: Extremely drinkable. Pairs very well with wings. I'd definitely get this gem again.

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,558 ratings.