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Alaskan Winter Ale - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

631 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 631
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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idResponse

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3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

holy crap
let's flavor a beer with SPRUCE TIPS!
who thought up this crazy idea?!?$%!?%?

hot damn.

okay, so this beer is in a botle, it's a brown bottle i have no clue what it really looks like and i really don't care.

it smells great. it smells like the sweet smell of christmas trees and chestnuts.

it tastes amazing...
it's sweet but not overbearing because this spruce sweet spice sits well with the hops they've included and it mellows out to this round beautiful tree of flavor...

it's a bit dry but amazing... all at the same time.. makes me thirsty for more!

it's easily one of the most unique and drinkable winter brews i've had this year, or any year... seriously... try this out... drink a tree!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2007 00:27:14 | More by idResponse
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Alaskan Winter Ale from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 631 ratings.