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Alaskan Summer Ale - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

583 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 14
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alaskan Summer Ale balances a softly malted palate with the clean freshness of hops. In the tradition of the style, neither overpowers the other. Both hops and malt come together to refresh and renew the palate. The straw-gold color and easy drinkability are an enjoyable way to celebrate summer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

08-17-2013 20:21:44 | More by TrojanRB
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3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This one pours a pure and filtered gold with a thin short lived white head that has no lacing of note.

The nose is is sweet with peppery spicy, some citrus and moderate hops. There are mild notes of floral and fruit as well

The flavor is dry malt with some biter-sweet hops that has a sweet finish. a light refreshing beer that is good but not great and has an acceptable bitter finish.

The mouthfeel is a bit watery but acceptable.

Overall a drinkable beer but nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yellow with tinges of orange and clear with streams of small bubbles rising. Head and lace aren't that impressive.

Aroma and taste are pretty good, with a bit more taste than aroma coming through. The description is pretty spot on, malt and hops are balanced nicely and there's a touch of kolschy yeast.

Body is light and highly drinkable, fairly dry, an overall pretty good brew. Can't find much to complain about on this one, it's pretty good.

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12oz : pilsner glass

Clear golden with a thin, short lived foamy white head.

Clean grassy, crackery, biscuity notes in both the aroma and nose. Quite nice, especially on a warm summer day.

Medium+ body, foamy carbonation.

A solid, well done Kolsch. Easy drinking but still flavorful.

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Alaskan Summer Ale from Alaskan Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.