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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

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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3/5  rDev -18.3%

tbone64, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of beerdrifter
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear deep yellow pour with a nice white head and decent lacing. Subdued nose with an odd hint of soap to it and a touch of grass. Not much else going on. The taste is subdued as well. Some lemon zest, pine, grass and a little caramel maltiness. Nice crisp, dry, light hop finish makes it a nice refreshing and drinkable summer beer. Not the hop monster I prefer, but a decent beer.

beerdrifter, May 31, 2010
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

pperez38, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

jaxray8, Aug 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

LloydBobBoozehound, Apr 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Karibourgeois, May 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

pisano, Feb 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

atone315, Jan 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Sparcus, Dec 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

KlayWey, Jul 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

sparx1100, Apr 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

justinbrown, Jun 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Bockerdoppel91, Jun 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

ShakaShakaShaka, Oct 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

codynevels, Nov 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Slay40, Aug 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

WickedMonkey, Dec 11, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

garyford, May 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

jenray, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

acashk, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

livingtodie, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pours out of the twist off 12 ounce stubby bottle a clear pale gold colour with a thin off white head. head reduces to some thin bubbles and leaves some spotty lace. light caramel malt aroma and a healthy dose of herbal and piney hops. grainy malt flavour, rather light for an IPA. hopping is again on the reserved side of things, slightly medicinal and herbal. almost tea like. this has an english IPA feel to it and really resembles nothing of any west coast characteristics. moderate bitterness. medium body at best, feels like an ordinary pale ale with its spritzy tongue tickling character. nice enough drinkability, but nothing that leaves me longing for more. would probably be a nice compliment to some chicken wings or other appetizer.

overall rather tame and a bit disappointing. nothing bad about this offering, just nothing to get even a little excited about. i'll probably not revisit this, and could not recommend.

budgood1, Mar 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

dozier77, Jul 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

kemullen1, Feb 10, 2012
Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.