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Alaskan Pumpkin Porter - Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

244 Ratings
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 09-08-2013)
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3.9/5  rDev +4%

Serving: 12 oz bottle poured into a stemmed pilsner (beer tulip) glass.

Appearance: Deep, dark brown with a frothy off-white head. A small fringe of foam remains with no lacing.

Smell: Roasted, slightly smoky malt with sugar sweetness and warm spices.

Taste: Plenty of warm, pumpkin pie spice with burnt sugar, roasted malt, some banana esters and little hint of its alcohol. Just a bit sweeter than it needs to be.

Mouthfeel: Velvety with medium to full mouthfeel and medium to low carbonation.

Overall: A satisfying and mostly balanced pumpkin ale.

HipCzech, Today at 04:24 AM
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Dumped this into a goblet and it pours pretty viscous, very dark brown with red-tinged edges. Head doesn't last very long. Aroma is leathery and herbal, heavy molasses and spice. Flavor brings some additional smoky notes, and the website it says they use malt smoked with alder wood to achieve that. Also spice, dominantly cinnamon, but I can't say I notice any actual pumpkin. Mouthfeel is syrupy and thick, and almost too sweet, especially if you let it warm too much. I would've liked less sweetness and obviously more pumpkin for a pumpkin ale, however I actually think it tastes good, really bold flavors, just no pumpkin. And is it even a porter? Honestly think it's closer to some abbey ales I've had than to a porter. Good stuff for a non-pumpkin abbey ale pumpkin porter.

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Alaskan Pumpkin Porter from Alaskan Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.