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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,548 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,548
Reviews: 908
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 288
Gots: 256 | FT: 16
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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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-18-2014 05:05:43 | More by Dicers
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karlhelser

Oregon

5/5  rDev +19.6%

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Kidspice


4/5  rDev -4.3%

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amalburg

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-13-2014 03:10:08 | More by amalburg
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utfiero

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -58.1%

Color- Valdez oil spill. Medium head that's chocolate milk colored.

Aroma- smoke, smoke, smoke. You'd have to be a smoked beer lover to enjoy this unusual brew. Too smokey for us. Reminds us of licking the inside of a Weber BBQ grill that had a ton of liquid smoke poured into it. No balance, just smoke.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted March 2013.

06-12-2014 23:36:12 | More by utfiero
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BlackNotesIII

Alabama

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-07-2014 15:57:16 | More by BlackNotesIII
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Kaizoku

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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BKotch

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-31-2014 03:24:20 | More by BKotch
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zookerman182

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

05-31-2014 00:59:11 | More by zookerman182
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Richardbcoffin

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-29-2014 12:52:44 | More by Richardbcoffin
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devilben02

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev -9.6%

This is a bottle from the 2011 bottling. I worried that I had let this one cellar too long, but I was gladly mistaken. It pours with a black color and a thin, fizzy, light brown head. The aroma lets you know that it is a solid porter at its base, as there is a dark, roasty, bready sweetness, and the smoke adds a wonderful complexity rather than masking everything else. The flavor is so wonderfully meaty, with the smoked malts being much more assertive, although the smoke still doesn't overpower the sweet and roasty characteristics of the porter. Medium bodied and having a light carbonation, the texture supports the flavors nicely. Overall, I'm a fan of smoked beers and I'm a fan of porters, and this blends the two well.

05-28-2014 19:19:05 | More by devilben02
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gnaztee

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-28-2014 04:27:52 | More by gnaztee
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Lance87

Texas

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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Thailand

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Kurmaraja

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mrchrisray

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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shamrock1343

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +8.4%

I received a 2012 and 2013 as a trade. I remember this beer from the mini GABF in Baltimore in 1998/9.

It is dark in color with a nice head. A great smokey charcoal taste. It is smooth with a bitter finish. It is one of the best smoked porters I have had. I compare all smoked porters to this one.

05-12-2014 00:51:46 | More by shamrock1343
Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,548 ratings.