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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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4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For a beer that travels from Alaska to the midwest, I'm astonished it is so fresh. The color and initial taste remind me more of a brown ale and not an amber. Light still passes through the glass but the color resembles more of a dark red, brunette almost. The malts lean that way too. I taste a nice roasty chocolate malt that reminds me of a good brown. The hop finish is nothing more than a little bitters to balance out the malt. Underrated beer I will say.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear, reddish-orange with a thin head and no lacing. The aroma is fruity with caramel and vanilla coming through. The flavor leads off with caramel with nuts and spices with smooth, piney hops showing through as it warms. It's mouthfeel is medium. Alaskan Amber is a good brew, refreshing and satisfying. Recommended!

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

Glad to finally have Alaskan Brewing in Texas.

The beer pours an amber color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of toffee and a little bit of biscuit malt, as well as a hint of grass and some earth. The flavor has quite a bit of malt, plus some orange citrus and a little bit of grass. Very easy to drink. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: A lighter amber color than usual. A nice prominent head remained throughout the drinking session.

Smell: A hint of spice to the mix, but not overwhelming.

Taste: The taste was above average for an Amber. I would have preferred it to be a little more prominent, though.

Mouthfeel: This beer had a good mouthfeel that permeated throughout.

Overall: This beer was above average, but barely so. It was a nice beer that can be drank throughout an entire night. A good beer, but overall not exceptional.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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