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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

814 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 814
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 19
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
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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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle stamped 062212 poured to pint glass the beer arrives a translucent golden color with a nice 1.5 finger head, good retention and lacing. The nose is a pleasant blend of resiny floral citrus and pine hops mixed with an underlayer of caramel malt sweetness. Similarly the flavor starts with a crisp blend of citrus and pine hops with a caramel sweetness beneath. Medium bitterness. Finishes crisp and clean. Adequately carbonated. Overall, a good IPA. I'd purchase again.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 16:13:33 | More by hopfacebrew
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz into the SN IPA Glass.

Pours a clear, coppery orange with a foamy off white head.

Citrusy, floral hop blend upfront both in the aroma and taste.

Medium bodied, average carbonation.

A decent IPA. Nothing particularly special, but still an enjoyable flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 04:07:10 | More by vkv822
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-14-2014 18:48:39 | More by MIKESTARR01
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-12-2014 21:30:06 | More by Ilafan
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Minnesota

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Idaho

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-08-2014 05:33:59 | More by KlayWey
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2014 02:59:10 | More by CSO
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Florida

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Bright yellow glass with a lot of haze, holds a thin white cover of foam that leaves some lacing.

Smell: Not a lot going on, a mild hop note, mild clean grainy, almost corn note.

Taste: An APA, not an IPA, the hops just aren't up to the level expected. While everything here is well made, the hops are a bit grassy and earthy where I prefer a citric note. There is a slight metallic aftertaste that is annoying as well. Finish is sweet, where I should be getting a dose of hop oils.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, prickly carbonation, bit frothy.

Overall: Not my cup of tea. There is a woody, difference about this that I could see being a love or hate kind of thing, but it doesn't do it for me.

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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 814 ratings.