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Alaskan Freeride APA (Rough Draft Series) - Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Freeride APA (Rough Draft Series)Alaskan Freeride APA (Rough Draft Series)

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252 Ratings
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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 07-21-2012)
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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Hazy light golden amber, surmounted by a massive, dense, somewhat coarse off-white head, which retains quite well. Pillars of fine carbonation drift lazily to the surface. Patchy Belgian-style lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Moderate citric notes, of both grapefruit and orange rind suffuse the aroma, although the grapefruit is most prominent. There is a little resinous pine as well. Lightly toasted pale malt struggles to assert itself.

Taste: Opens with a burst of juicy citric hops, with pine, and grapefruit notable, and a little orange rind, as well. AS the taste progresses, some biscuit malt drifts across the taste, subtle against the hop presence. Finishes with a moderate, lingering grapefruit and pine hop flavor.

Mouth feel: Smooth, very soft, full and pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very nice example, quite drinkable, a bi more of a malt presence would be welcome.

Presentation: Packaged in a short twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a pry-off cap, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 12:45:32 | More by Pegasus
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Alaskan Freeride APA (Rough Draft Series) from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.