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Alaskan White - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

584 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 584
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 14
Gots: 71 | FT: 1
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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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%
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.

Photo of Bobhoya
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Beermazter310
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of jcjerabek
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Gww1864
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of crobinso
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of BeerPHD
2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of dumptruck81
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of joecalderoni
3.7/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A very nice white almos yellow color! i woudn say it matches the style specs! very clear for a white, not many starch haze present! very little head on it!!

S: a bit spicy on the nose, with a hint of belgian yeast character! I can get little coriander and some citrus! Not very great aroma!

T: very sweet with a nice balanced citrus taste, low bitterness as it should be! You can percieve that sour tang and funkiness traditional from this style! Nice belgian yeas character and presence!

M: medium body, high efervesence! was hoping for some more carbonation on this one!

O: a pretty drinkable beer for a hot summer day in Texas! Not amazing but worth the try! i would go for a hoegarden!

Photo of hinemk76
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of kew
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of cdwil
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Kam
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Jmick28
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of ByMySword
3.78/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Poured a hazy golden color. A very light head which dissipated rather quickly.

Smell: A light wheat smell, but nothing to write home about.

Taste: Definitely a wheat beer. It had a very unique taste, though.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth.

Overall: I would say this is the best Alaskan beer I've had yet. Much better than the Amber.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of mmmmbeer
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of diamondc
3.15/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: A bit of a haze, dull golden pale, not exactly witbier. No yeast sediment, yet not quite filtered.

S: Corriander, citrus peel, white grapes.

T: White grapes, tangy citrus, mandarin, sugary. Kind of one dimensional here.

M: Very effervescent, quaffable, just no big flavors to think about while drinking.

O: Not the best example of a traditional witbier, just barely a step up than the US macro versions.

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of leweascoba
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of bbadger
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Goliath
3.15/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This beer pours a hazy pale yellow/orange color with a one inch bright white head. There is nice head retention.

The aroma is rather basic. There is a bit of citrus, and pale malt. Not much else.

The taste is very weak. Some pale grain, and a light bit of citrus. No real spicing which is definitely an issue.

The mouthfeel is thin and lightly carbonated.

Overall it's a nice summer session beer, but not a good example of a witbier.

Alaskan White from Alaskan Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 584 ratings.