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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,521 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,521
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 268
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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Reviews by wordemupg:
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2010 650ml bomber poured into tulip 19/4/12

A dark brown with deep cola edges, a large light brown head retains well leaving several loose rings of lace deep down the glass

S smoked meat and bacon with some smokey malt but its far from peaty, some coco and hot peppers of all things with hippy campfire clothes the day after, smells like the perfect smoked beer

T more roasted chocolate malt and less smoked hippy and yet I preferred the nose, dark roast and charred wood are kept in check by the coco

M not the thickest considering the color and its a little foamy at first, no heat anywhere and a long finish work well for it

O one of the better smoked porters I've ever tried, the alder smoke adds a whole new aspect, I love peat but this one reminds me of summer camp in my part of the world and that's even better

what a great smoked beer from my friends up North, being from Canada I don't have many International friends North of the boarder, thanks Alaska for making a kick ass brew and thanks Rutager for getting it into my glass

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2012 05:22:24 | More by wordemupg
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Smell: Smoke, caramel, coffee, chocolate nirvana.

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.

Drinkability: This beer is my go to for the love of beer. If you don't like porters, or smoked beer stay away. if you like smoked porters, this is the one. Stone is close, but not as good.

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L - tall, creamy tan head sits atop a blackened ale, head retention is good, leaving some lacing as it fades
S - huge smoked aroma - reminds me of smoked salmon. Roasted barley, chocolate, grain, caramel present as well
T - heavy smoked malt, biscuity, caramel, toasty, spicy earthy hops provide nice moderate bitterness and perfect balance
F - full body, creamy and smooth, pleasant carbonation, finishes semi-dry and spicy
O - finally got to try it and it delivered. I have an affinity towards smoked beers, and this is top notch. I'll definitely buy this if I ever see it again.

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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,521 ratings.