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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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1,532 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,532
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 272
Gots: 256 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
The dark, robust body and pronounced smoky flavor of this limited edition beer make it an adventuresome taste experience. Alaskan Smoked Porter is produced in limited "vintages" each year on November 1 and unlike most beers, may be aged in the bottle much like fine wine.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-18-2001)
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jamiejohnson

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I remember the first time I sampled this smokey delicacy at the 99 GAB in Denver - I was stunned. This classic's probably not for everyone due to the intensity of the smoked malt, but it's black heaven for me. I guess I'm one of those who crave that special flavor. I've tried and truly love the German smokers, but the brewers in Alaska really nailed a special one with their ASP. It's good fresh and it's good aged. I've heard that malt smoking is labor intensive, so I really respect the crew behind the scenes in Juneau for all their hard work, and I realize you gotta price it accordingly. Much thanks for a very special treat. Hope to visit your brewery soon. ASP on cask!?

Money's all gone,
Now I'm broke.
Spent it all
On liquid smoke.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2008 23:42:38 | More by jamiejohnson
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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
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