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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,536
Reviews: 907
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 273
Gots: 254 | FT: 17
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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vkv822

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into snifter.
2010 vintage.

Pours deep brown almost black with a cream colored head.

The aroma is of sweet roasted malts with a nice smokey BBQ campfire backing that blends incredibly well and doesn't become overwhelming as can easily happen with smoked beers.

The same can be said for the taste as in the nose. The smoke is definitely there, but never becomes dominating. There are very pleasant subtleties in the smoke. There is a campfire wood smoke, as well as some bacon, cured meat smoke as well.
Wonderfully blended with all of these great smoke notes are chocolate and coffee malt notes.

The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with subtle yet pleasant carbonation.

The smoke flavors were really complex and very well balanced with the malt notes. Very drinkable and definitely a seasonal I will look forward to again, especially at a pretty reasonable price.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2011 04:15:15 | More by vkv822
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T-chocolate, dark roasted malt, coffee, smoky, light molasses, hint of char, very well-balanced

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,536 ratings.