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Alaskan White - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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536 Ratings

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Ratings: 536
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 14
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alaskan White Ale has a soft, slightly sweet base with the unique spice aroma of coriander and crisp, citrus finish of orange peel. A light and effervescent body combined with the smooth palate creates a complex and delicate beer that is deliciously refreshing in any season.

(Beer added by: bkilpatr on 04-11-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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Photo of FLima
3.29/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Slightly hazy yellow color with a thick head with good retention and leaving a wall of laces.
Light aroma of banana, bubblegum and much later orange peels.
Flavor with lots of bubblegum, mild spices and sweet oranges. Hints of coriander.
Medium body with medium carbonation.
I love Alaskan beers, but this one was a bit disappointing, too bland on spices for a Witbier. Likely just an attempt to have a high volume beer under their brand. Well, I believe Witbier is the beer type with highest growth in the US (IPA is number two).
Ap.4 Ar.3,25 Sab.3,25 Sens.3,25 Cj.3,25

FLima, Tuesday at 05:21 PM
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

SuperMario, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of pat61
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Nose: Hints of orange and coriander and light bread but the spices are muted and a good does of barley malt.
Appearance: pours more gold than white or straw and less cloudy than a Wit but does have a very creamy white 2" foam cap.
Palate: the wheat and barley malt flavors are fairly balanced - could use some more wheat and could use a little wheat tang. the spiciness is a little muted.
Body: medium to a little above medium on the body, medium high carbonation.
This is a decent, drinkable, refreshing summer ale but will disappoint if you are expecting a wit.

pat61, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

HighonHops42, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

White pours a pale straw color with a very small non lacing head. There is a very mellow sweet and crisp aroma. The taste is light but crisp, lots of citrus fruits, hints of orange and lemon. Weaker body, watery flavors, stronger fruit flavors. Overall its a very light beer, with big fruit flavors, no traditional witbier flavors.

vette2006c5r, Sep 09, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +4.7%

Livendadream, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Leschber, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

A very light yellow with LOTS of carbonation. Very small head with tons of bubbles that dissipated quickly. Almost no lacing

S - Faint malt and hop smell. All smells are faint, but I smell some spice of some sort and fitness.

T - Light taste as well. A small amount of malt.

M light carbonated.

O - Would be a good fishing beer.

dakotaben, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

SamKetchum, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

bman266643, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

This beer I've had for a long time as a quick refreshment after mowing the lawn, chopping wood or just home from work. Though brewed all year round, I'll probably be putting this off until next Spring.
Most of the time, poured into pint glasses. I opted for the mug tonight.
The appearance was a soft white to hazy orange color with a slim white head and barely any lacing.
The smell had a slightly sweet citrus with a nice spice aroma of coriander.
The taste copied the smell.
The mouthfeel had a decent sharpness but nothing overly cutting as it keeps a nice refreshing aspect about it.
Overall, a nice Summer beer that I'll put off to the side until next year. Cheers.

SitkaSteve, Aug 30, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +1.2%

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Alaskan White from Alaskan Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 536 ratings.