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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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894 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 894
Reviews: 347
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 20
Gots: 79 | 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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4.04/5  rDev +10.1%

Tapjockey, Today at 01:21 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

WiscoTerr, Saturday at 11:09 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

MaxPowers, Saturday at 07:07 PM
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3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Icy Bay IPA pours a copper color with a small lacing head. There is a more balanced aroma, but some hop notes do come through. The taste is also more balanced, but again some hop flavors come through. Decent feel, okay strength of flavors. Overall its a very OK IPA.

vette2006c5r, Saturday at 04:25 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

joe12pk, Thursday at 04:50 AM
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4/5  rDev +9%

An IPA I wasn't even aware of. It's a really good ale with the right amount of hops to make it the perfect beer on a warm sunny day.

ZombieChan, Sep 24, 2014
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2.92/5  rDev -20.4%

johnlcarlson, Sep 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

jwswigs, Sep 22, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +7.9%

Buttstallion, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Joshua_Hill
4/5  rDev +9%

Really good IPA nice on a hot day. It is refreshing with a bite on the finish really well balenced.

Joshua_Hill, Sep 17, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -5.2%

enelson, Sep 16, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +25.3%

Emdaunt, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

MacStinson, Sep 15, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -4.1%

Ppuech, Sep 14, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

Way too much carbonation, too hoppy, too bitter, yuck!! Will not buy this one again. Alaskan has great beer but this one is disappointing.

bottomfisher, Sep 14, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

rvelectric, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 11/4/2014. Pours crystal clear deep gold color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, light caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus hops and moderate pale malt sweetness; with solid strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, pine, light caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon/orange zest, light caramel, biscuit, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of citrus hops and bready pale malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good IPA. Good balance and robustness of citrus hops and bready pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. More of a balanced IPA that is not too bitter, but still has nice hoppiness in flavor. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

KoG, Sep 13, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +19.9%

Jeysun23, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

HighonHops42, Sep 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Kerrie, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

cwxc818, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

Snow81, Sep 04, 2014
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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 894 ratings.