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Alaskan Amber - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,407 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,407
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 44
Gots: 118 | 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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Photo of JamesQuaff
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Becker pint after about 15 minutes out of the fridge at room temp.

Pours a deep red/amber with good clarity. 1 finger off-white head dissipates very quickly.

Big roasty grain aromas, caramel, raisins, medium hops.

Taste is slightly sweet, prominent caramel malts, with a decent hop bite to balance it out.

Medium bodied with pleasant viscosity, but the carbonation is just too much when i go in for the 'swish'.

Overall a very good beer, but the carbonation kind of detracts from it for me. Digging the aroma and flavor, but the bubbles are a bit too intense.

JamesQuaff, May 15, 2013
Photo of tclang
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

tclang, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

schopenhauerale, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Xzfgiimtsath, May 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

DbbC, May 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

leftoverburrito, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

J10Jordan, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

klmcmachen, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ZEB89, May 05, 2013
Photo of Infamous7100
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a clean and beautiful caramel to deep orange with a quick to disappear head and no lacing to speak of.
S: loads of malt, fruit and bread billow out of my pint glass. Caramel and toffee notes are accompanied by hints of apple and perhaps pear. Not much on the hop scale.
T: extremely malty with hints of, you guesses it, caramel, toffee and bread. You can pick up the fruit at the front but its most prevalent in the middle. Apples and pears can be confirmed. Just a kiss of hops in the back.
M: medium bodied with lower carbonation than expected. Smooth and creamy. Pleasant finish.
O: I really enjoy altbiers as they blend the best of ales and lagers together. This is a tad too sweet and I would to have seen a bit more of the lager side to quell the sweetness. Not bad at all though.

Infamous7100, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

cre83, May 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Yello5, May 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

rdooley, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Perducci, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

zenithberwyn, Apr 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

J_Dub, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Steve_Oldrati, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

KiMiRaiK, Apr 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

sparx1100, Apr 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

methtlcai, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

MooseBoose, Apr 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

AmandaSchaefer, Apr 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

AlkaholTester, Apr 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

MaddDogg84, Apr 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

pkalix, Apr 08, 2013
Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,407 ratings.