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Alaskan Black IPA - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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354 Ratings
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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pdoran10 on 12-31-2011)
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BryanCarey

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4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Alaskan Black IPA is a dark beer with an interesting and varied nose that combines such things as roasted malt, earthy notes, citrus, and pine. The generous tan- colored foam has good staying power and leaves its mark all along your glass as you drink.

Alaskan Black IPA is a complex beer with flavors of citrus fruits, pine, and bread with some coffee and dark chocolate. The taste is shaped by contributions of a dark ale and IPA, like you expect, but the taste leans more in the direction of an IPA than anything. The bitter sensation is a little more evident here than with other black IPA, but it is still kept under control enough that most consumers will find it to their liking.

Alaskan Black IPA is certainly a tasty beer and it rates a notch better than other black IPA I have tried. It is less balanced than others, with a greater reliance on the hops, but that fact should not dissuade anyone from sampling it, as its taste is still very good and memorable. The complexity and other factors make this ale one for the record and one everyone should add to their list of beers to try.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 04:34:05 | More by BryanCarey
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Alaskan Black IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.