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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

808 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 19
Gots: 43 | 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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Lukebell15

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-15-2013 22:17:46 | More by Lukebell15
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Flashyspoons

Florida

5/5  rDev +35.9%

02-14-2013 06:04:25 | More by Flashyspoons
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durlta

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-13-2013 03:30:00 | More by durlta
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mjurney

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, hazy. Lots of small bubbles rising up. Thick frothy head. Leaves a very nice lacing behind.

Aroma:
Grassy, piney, slight citrusy. Fruity. Sweet malts.

Taste:
Pale malt up front, bready, caramel. Hop bitterness is moderate, mainly grassy, piney, leafy, there some citrus. Tartness towards the finish, a little dry. Body is light-medium, crisp, refreshing.

Overall:
Pretty light for an American IPA, otherwise it's really good IPA, highly drinkable, very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 01:57:35 | More by mjurney
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-10-2013 16:20:06 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-03-2013 07:37:37 | More by kingmaker
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-02-2013 16:49:39 | More by powdersoldier
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-01-2013 14:43:32 | More by RedneckBeerz
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sam_bliss

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into pint glass

A two-fingered head sits atop a golden-sunset light orange brew. The head dissipates to a fine creamy foam and carbonation seeps up from the bottom of the glass. The scent is not strong as my beer is still cold, but it smells wonderfully of hops and caramel. The taste is of strong, fresh cascade hops. Citrus fruit and evergreen needles please the mouth over a background of bready biscuit malt. Medium-light body with plenty of carbonation, but not overwhelming fizz. Lacing stays strong all the way down the glass.

This is refreshment on the level of SNPA, which is a high compliment. Very hoppy and very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 04:09:51 | More by sam_bliss
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dav2080

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-27-2013 20:36:30 | More by dav2080
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Idris

Washington

3.94/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A thin crown of white fed by a continuous stream of carbonation sits atop this honey gold beauty. I'd like to see better clarity, a personal preference I know, but this is a review. The pleasing aroma of grapefruit meets the nose and stays dominant. Big, delightful hop bitterness accentuated by a gentle malt presence. This may be my favorite offering from this brewery, and is a solid representation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 10:04:47 | More by Idris
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-24-2013 07:36:53 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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JohnSmith5506


4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

01-23-2013 03:06:40 | More by JohnSmith5506
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Jameswoody

Montana

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

01-23-2013 00:15:49 | More by Jameswoody
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fivetime

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-22-2013 01:14:42 | More by fivetime
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-20-2013 20:13:52 | More by StArnoldFan
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BTFU

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

01-15-2013 17:04:16 | More by BTFU
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-09-2013 00:13:30 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-08-2013 01:30:13 | More by Gagnonsux
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sloelco

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-04-2013 07:37:45 | More by sloelco
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

01-01-2013 05:02:02 | More by ChaseTheAce
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.33/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light copper, see through, with ring of white foam on the top. Light grassy pine nose. Taste is a light malt with a smooth bitter throughout. Very fizzy buzz in the mouthfeel. Actively carbonated. Good IPA, but nothing remarkable,.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 16:21:12 | More by KTCamm
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JeltMaaj

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-28-2012 22:38:37 | More by JeltMaaj
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-28-2012 04:18:22 | More by NickThePyro
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

12-27-2012 05:07:00 | More by Kubrickx
Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.