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Alaskan Winter Ale - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Alaskan Winter AleAlaskan Winter Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

634 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 634
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 20
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
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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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle poured into a Pint glass.

Look - Slightly murky, rich amber color. About 2 fingers of off-white foam that dissipates slowly. Good carbonation.

Smell - Not much of a discernable aroma except for a slight hint of hops, probably American hops, maybe Cascade.

Taste and Mouthfeel - Mostly hoppy, but with only slight bitterness at the finish. There's an earthy spice/kick to it that I can't narrow down, maybe the "spruce tips" suggested on the bottle. Texture is slightly toward the creamier side, and there's a filmy aftertaste left on the lips.

Drinkability - Interesting brew. Would love to try this fresh from a tap in Juneau someday.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2010 03:52:24 | More by Nerudamann
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Alaskan Winter Ale from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 634 ratings.