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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

885 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 885
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 20
Gots: 74 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.96/5  rDev +7.9%

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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, Wednesday at 11:02 PM
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3.48/5  rDev -5.2%

enelson, Sep 16, 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
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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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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.