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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,531 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,531
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 270
Gots: 255 | 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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Reviews by sulldaddy:
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.63/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I split this 2005 bottle with fish113d on Christmas Eve Eve. The beer is poured at room temp into a pint glass. The brew pours a dark brown color similar to a piece of dark chocolate. There is a small foamy tan head of about 2 cm that foams up and fades to an edge layer. The aroma is where I really start to like the beer. It isnt just smoked sausage or campfire ashes, there is a nice mix of hot cocoa powder, bown sugar and some roasted coffee bean. Very nice.
First sip reveals an average body with fine but fizzy carbonation. The texture is smooth a little creamy. Flavor is similar to the nose, I get a bit of smoke up front which then allows for chocolate bar and coffee bean to come through and finishes with a lingering roast bean flavor. I dont detect alcohol at any stage of the sampling and find the beer to be very enjoyable.
This is a defininte buy if you can get it.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2006 16:17:02 | More by sulldaddy
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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,531 ratings.