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

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

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83
good

341 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 5
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
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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Arizona

3.6/5  rDev -2.2%

08-17-2014 17:32:04 | More by bisq
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superspak

Michigan

3.78/5  rDev +2.7%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 10/23/2014. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy bright orange color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with bright citrus/tropical hops and moderate bready malt balance; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice robustness and complexity of citrus/tropical hops and balanced bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. The hop flavors in the taste were not as bright as the aromas. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good American pale ale. Good balance and complexity of citrus/tropical hops and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

08-14-2014 21:19:46 | More by superspak
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4.11/5  rDev +11.7%

bought this on a whim at wal-mart:
poured from the 12 oz bottle into my new belgium goblet:

A just slightly lighter than honey with a red tint - I got 3 fingers PLUS of impressive foamy head that settles slow and leaved wispy lacing. super clarity.

S HOPS to the max. loving that.

T yummy hoppness, but rather light on anything else, missing a bit of the backbone that I was hoping for

M a bit thin and foamy

D VERY nice - guzzzle on !!!

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My wife brought me a bottle from colorado. The beer has a light copper tone with a thin head that stays for a while leaving no lacing on the glass, the smell is citric and fruity delicious.
The taste is predominantly citrus and grains with a husky feeling that goes well with its light body.
Very good beer.

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Michigan

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Alaskan Freeride APA (Rough Draft Series) from Alaskan Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.