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Alaskan Winter Ale - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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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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akorsak

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: The ale is a deep copper red color. It poured with a bit of head initially but that head quickly dissapates, leaving no indication of any carbonation.

S: The aroma is a mixture of grainy malts and a fruity pine-like flavor that is not driven by hops.

T: The flavor has all the strikings of a winter warmer, nice malt body and an abundance of spices. In this case the spices are pine-like, a fresh, dry fruity flavor from the spruce tips. The flavors mix well and allow that dryness to take center stage in a long finish.

M: The spruce reminds me of the juniper flavor from a sahti, adding a nice flavor kick.

D: This is the best winter warmer that I've come across, reminding me of a fresh Finnish sahti.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2007 00:43:18 | More by akorsak
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Alaskan Winter Ale from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 634 ratings.