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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

822 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 822
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 19
Gots: 49 | 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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Ratings: 822 | Reviews: 342 | Display Reviews Only:
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Hulk_Beer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-27-2013 02:28:24 | More by Hulk_Beer
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Flowyn82

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-15-2014 03:37:29 | More by Flowyn82
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-30-2012 02:39:28 | More by DerwinWentworth
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-02-2014 00:28:00 | More by bigbeerfan
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

12-06-2013 22:06:20 | More by josephwa
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datphoo

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

02-09-2014 06:37:29 | More by datphoo
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rkinney

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-14-2014 07:08:41 | More by rkinney
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Hack72

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-23-2012 22:29:47 | More by Hack72
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JohnSmith5506


4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

08-27-2012 22:38:21 | More by ooftu
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

11-03-2012 14:07:16 | More by tbone1384
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drinkAK

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

10-04-2012 07:42:29 | More by drinkAK
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Lep

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-16-2013 08:12:51 | More by Lep
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corey0212

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright golden color, blinding white head fades pretty fast, but leaves a bit of lacing behind. Smell is really clean/crisp, definite grapefruit/pine aroma. This is just a great tasting IPA....super-drinkable. Nice hoppy bitterness on the back end, but nothing overpowering. This is an everyday IPA. If this was easier for me to get (ordered from Liquid Solutions), it'd be in the fridge often!

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2008 21:39:44 | More by corey0212
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-28-2014 03:32:32 | More by MikeDAdams
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

08-11-2012 22:27:11 | More by t0rin0
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jimelee108

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-21-2012 02:37:02 | More by jimelee108
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mkfuzzles

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

11-19-2013 22:37:30 | More by mkfuzzles
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tigermaniac72

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-03-2013 19:13:05 | More by tigermaniac72
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MisterDrow


4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-22-2012 14:25:27 | More by MisterDrow
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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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evergreen_machine

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

01-07-2014 00:31:47 | More by evergreen_machine
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TBoneJones

Texas

4.23/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Golden crisp look, nice finger width head, some bubbles coming up from the bottom. 
Some apricot and pineapple, sweet. 
Tastes nice, definitely fruit first, followed by spicy. Well-done regarding that flavor interplay. 
Light-bodied beer that finishes nice if a bit dry with a nice linger of bitterness. 
Overall highly drinkable. I will revisit this again I'm sure. Also, knowing that we're planning on taking an Alaskan cruise next summer, I wouldn't be at all disappointed if Alaskan IPA was the only available craft brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2012 03:11:01 | More by TBoneJones
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Zorro

California

4.22/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled through a trade with Northertimber.

Clear mostly golden colored ale with a tall white head. I guess you could call this a pale shade of amber but this is really much closer to gold than "IPA Orange" to me.

Smell is a little sweet and herbal without the usual C Hops commando raid on your nose. Grapefruit, pine and spicy spruce are in here just not Banzai levels like some beers. There is a spicy scent here that I can only describe as spruce and cinnamon.

The taste starts out neutral and woody in the mouth. Flowery hop taste, something you don't often taste in an AIPA anymore. Little bit of vanilla present possibly from oak somehow. Mild chamomile flavor. Pine and grapefruit are in here but they are hidden by a more abundant herbal hop flavor.

Mouthfeel is good.

Super easy to drink and very flavorful. A different IPA from the usual full power C-Bombs that seem to be made by everyone now. Most easy to drink, flavorful without blowing your taste buds off, recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2008 02:59:03 | More by Zorro
Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 822 ratings.