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Alaskan Black IPA - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

360 Ratings
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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 14
Gots: 14 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Finally found this seasonal ale on the shelves! I have been looking forward to it for quite some time. Picked up a 6-pack at Lukas Liquor the day the first shipment hit the shelves

Poured from bottle, undated, to pint glass. The beer is a very solid black/brown color with a creamy 1 finger tan head with pleasant retention and lacing. The nose presents a good mix of citrusy hops and chocolately malt character. Hop forward but not over the top, quite nice. The flavor consists of very much the same powdery cocoa with mild bitterness and a good amount of citrus hop character. Mild toasty malt presence. Well balanced. Medium bodied with a mouthfeel of soft creaminess. Finishes with a slight chalky texture but is relatively smooth. Very drinkable. I really enjoyed this beer, excellent representation of the style. Look forward to the next!

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 16:21:40 | More by hopfacebrew
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Alaskan Black IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 360 ratings.