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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,523 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,523
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 269
Gots: 250 | 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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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage
A - nearly pitch black, thumb of dark tan head held at that level very nicely, eventually leaving some random lacing
S - big wood smoke and charcoal aroma, some coffee, light leafiness
T - strong flavourful wood smoke with a hint of peat, espresso, light burnt sugars, touch of grain
M - medium to slightly heavy feel, smoky dry and chaulky finish
O - an outstanding example of malt smoking in a very approachable porter, this would go great with a medium rare steak or other red meat

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 02:02:06 | More by joemcgrath27
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Taste: Delivers amazing balance of smooth smoke with an amazing finish. I am in love with the smoked flavor. Doesn't over power like some. So well balanced.

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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,523 ratings.