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Alaskan Smoked Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,568 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,568
Reviews: 913
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 294
Gots: 259 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Yeti1979, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

kwhittle11, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

bastu, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of mpipe
4.99/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. black with a nice head with retention.

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.

mpipe, Jul 05, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle, 2013 release, dated on label 09/10/13. Picked up in WI by a friend on vacation. I was super stoked to try this, as I've wanted to for years!
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.

barnzy78, Jul 03, 2014
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McNazz, Jun 30, 2014
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Wayne17, Jun 29, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76%

jkhobbs99, Jun 28, 2014
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Thedrizzle, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Kidspice, Jun 13, 2014
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amalburg, Jun 13, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -58%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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.

utfiero, Jun 13, 2014
Alaskan Smoked Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,568 ratings.