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Alaskan White - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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78
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599 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 15
Gots: 80 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bkilpatr on 04-11-2009

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.
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of champ103
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a cloudy/hazed golden orange color. A one finger white head forms at first, but recedes to nothing. Light lace.
S: Peppery spice, coriander, husky wheat. Grassy and citrus aromas. Very nice.
T: Follows the nose with lots of peppery spice, yeast, and coriander. Citrus, orange peal, and husky wheat. Everything works together and is very nice.
M/D: A medium body with high carbonation. Crisp and dry. Though a bit on the thin side. Very easy to drink. I have been known to put a few away with ease.

Something I have had on many occasions. A very nice Wit. An easy to drink everyday beer with plenty of character. Something I would recommend.

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

2.0 A: Lightly hazed yellow orange color. There is adequate carbonation, but no head formed.

3.5 S: Loads of corriander, which I love. Everything else is unsung. Moderate neutral maltiness. That's about it. Still, smells nice.

3.5 T: Again, lots of corriander. Moderate neutral malt sweetness. Simple, but tasty. I wonder where the yeast is?

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Active, almost spritzy carbonation. Easy drinking. I don't know how the hell this has a normal carbonation level, yet failed to form any head at all.

3.5 D: Not the typical witbier, but tasty nonetheless. Lots of corriander, which is my favorite part of a wit.

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of JMad
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy golden murky color, darker than most wits, with a nice white filmy head. Smells nice and fruity, with a hint of citrus, banana and wheat. The taste is a lot of orange and banana with a hint of lemon and wheat. It has a medium body with some soft carbonation and a refreshing finish.

Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of GPHarris
2.3/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

a - poured a two-fingers thick white fluffy head into a tulip glass that left a thin ring. the body was a slightly hazy straw gold color.
s - citrus and coriander dominate the aroma.
t - citrus, some spice, with a syrupy extract type flavor. bleh.
m - very thin.
o - i am a fan of ABC's beers but this was a huge disappointment.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Spinshag
3.85/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Alaskan white has a refreshing aftertaste, so it can be drunk alone or with food. It has a nice orange taste which is not overpowering. I would NOT add any more orange slices to this nice smooth witbeer. There is little bitterness overall, so enjoy off your boat catching halibut or salmon runs in the Last Frontier!

Cheers!

Ahoy hoy!

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Mora2000
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma is heavy on the wheat with a hint of coriander thrown in. The flavor has quite a bit more orange peel in it, as well as some coriander and wheat. Overall, this is a basic Belgian White, with well balanced notes and easy drinkability. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a hazy, pale straw yellow with a white, near 2-finger head. Retention is average. Resulting sparse, holding on for dear life around the edge of the glass. Lots of sediment suspended throughout.

Smell - Wheat and a slightly spicy, slightly citrusy coriander.

Taste - Light wheat and spicy coriander, then heavy grain notes pop through. Finishes with a grainy wheat and a slight citrus twang.

Mouthfeel - Light body. Fizzy carbonation. Leaves a decent bite.

Overall - An average witbier. Fairly basic. Would buy again if options were limited, but there are at least a dozen other witbiers I'd rather have.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Alaskan White from Alaskan Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.