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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

1,041 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,041
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 24
Gots: 119 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zacharius on 03-26-2005

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.
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of harrymel
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Best by 14FEB12
A: golden, finger of white foam sticks around as a thick quilt. excellent clarity and spotty lace. (4)
s: Resiny and piny hops with a lighter malt profile. (3)
T: Pine and grapefruit rinds, some resin. soft bittering and sweet, biscuity malt. (3.5)
M: medium bodied with moderate carb, semi dry finish. (3)
O: better when fresh than elder. Decent IPA. (3)

Best by 16DEC11
A: golden with a finger of white soap suds. These fall to a broken sheet of the same. Spotty lace and brilliant clarity. (4)
S: Almost a helles like malt profile with sweet wisps of vanilla. Grassy and piny hops over the top. Substandard for nose on an IPA (2)
T: Malt is forward and again, a bit sweet. The hops are bitter and grassy with some hints of resin. Simple. (3)
M: Thin with hi carb and wet finish. (3)
O: A middle of the road IPA. I like to drink it when I'm poor; at $2.50/bomber, it's hard to pass up. (3)

Photo of kbkayla
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden color. Medium carbonation. Floral slightly citrus, malty nose. Dry mouthfeel. Lower end of head retention. Caramel malt taste sticks out along with citrus. Lingering bitterness.

Above average ipa but with so many excellent ipas to choose from I might not get this one again.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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2/5  rDev -45.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of pmarlowe
3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Says 011312 on the side, whatever that means. Bomber to pint glass.

A: Pours pale gold with about a finger of nice frothy white head. Clear. Good retention and decent lacing.

S: Caramel malt with some pine and lemon citrus.

T: A little lemon but mostly malty with some biscuit. Moderate bitterness. Very dry.

M: Medium body and medium-high carbonation. A bit higher than optimal.

O: Not bad, but lackluster. Would pass on it in the future.

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,041 ratings.