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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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93
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1,683 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,683
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 306
Gots: 293 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Appearance: Completely black opaque body with thin off white head that dissipates.


Smell:
Dominated by rich smokiness with additional notes of cocoa, milk chocolate, espresso which gives a roasty sweetness.


Taste:
Initially get dry roastiness and mild bitterness. Smokiness is very subdued in contrast to aroma, but detectable in mid to late finish. Slight sweetness sweeps across palate near mid taste. Lingering slight dryness with mild citrus/ pine of hops.


Mouthfeel:
On point for a porter, without any real thickness to suggest its a stout (which it isn't). Mild to moderate carbonation. Offer a somewhat mild palate-refreshing finish.


Overall:
Solid offering appropriately stating with in the realm of a porter. Smokiness is extremely well done and offer excellent aroma. Would pair well with food.
Recommend.

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3.52/5  rDev -15.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Serving: 32 oz growler filled at Whole Foods Montrose, poured into a stemmed pilsner (beer tulip) glass.

Appearance: Deep, dark brown with a cap of tan, foamy head. A fringe of foam remains with modest lacing.

Smell: Dark, roasted malts and plenty of earthy wood smoke with burnt sugar sweetness.

Taste: Smoke and roasted malt follow from the nose along with some caramel. Earthy hop bitterness provides a dry, clean finish.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with medium body and carbonation.

Overall: Big flavors and very well integrated smoke; very drinkable.

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Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,683 ratings.