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Alaskan Winter Ale - Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Winter AleAlaskan Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

619 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 619
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%


Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in the style of an English Olde Ale, this ale balances the sweet heady aroma of spruce tips with the clean crisp finish of noble hops. Its malty richness is complemented by the warming sensation of alcohol.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-03-2001)
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3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours Triaminic orange with pretty much zero head, just a little perimeter of foam. Nose is actually a little tough to get anything from, smells a little sweet and lightly hopped, but not detecting the spruce tips the packaging says it's brewed with. There is a real berry-like quality in the flavor, and I was getting a little of that in the nose, too. It's got a blackberry jam element to it...is that spruce tips? I don't know. All I know is this tastes really freakin good. Nice medium mouthfeel, bitter on the back end, some detectable alcohol, but not a huge-alcohol beer, really. Low carbonation. Overall, I like this one quite a bit, and would get it again.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 01:36:21 | More by BeerWizard
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Alaskan Winter Ale from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.