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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA - Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

752 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 752
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.96%


Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alaskan IPA is honey gold in color with a fruity, citrus aroma. An enticing blend of hops and our dry hopping process, in which hops are added directly to tanks during fermentation, give this brew a very intense, complex aromatic character with a refreshing hop finish.

(Beer added by: zacharius on 03-26-2005)
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atsprings

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3.38/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a Unibroue glass. Pours a crisp pale orange with a decent frothy head that diminishes to a ring and leaves spotty lacing. Aroma is a bit of sweet malts, but overall, fairly weak. The taste is a unique hop blend that I can't quite put my finger on, not spectacular, but different and intriguing balance of hops and malts. The beer is certainly light, crisp and refreshing with decent carbonation. This one is certainly worth trying, but I would likely not choose it again, even if it were regularly available to me.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2008 01:35:50 | More by atsprings
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Piney aroma, no malt notes. Fairly simple, just a whole lot of hops that smell like pine.

Beer also tastes pretty simple. It is hop forward with a bitter lingering finish. Taste of pine and a little danky.

Medium Body, good carbonation for the style.

Overall, an okay beer. There are no flaws, and it is pretty easy drinking. It just does not stand out or anything. It would be good for a session IPA. It is not too high in ABV or IBUs.

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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.