Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber
BA SCORE
3.64/5
1,994 Ratings
Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
alaskanbeer.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Richly malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to make this beautiful amber colored "alt" style beer notably well balanced.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,692
Reviews:
635
Ratings:
1,994
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
440
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,994 |  Reviews: 635
Photo of sjrider
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of onlymurderers
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schlitz74
2.94/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a descent drinkable beer, it pour a nice dark amber color with a nice finger an a half off white head. The head dissipates rather quickly and there is no lacing left behind. I poured it in a pint glass and drank the beer slowly, so by the end it had warmed up a bit. This is worth a try

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Photo of DrKarl
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jreinha2
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Briancooper45
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KLHBB
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark red brown. Smells of toasted malts, nuts. Taste follows with rich malty, caramel taste. Creamy mouthfeel. I'm not familiar with this style but I like this beer!

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Photo of prototypic
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of badgerbeer1
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good amber. Solid to drink a few but loses its luster the more you have

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Photo of AuntBea
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.32/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FriedSlug
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear, reddish beer with a slightly tan head. The beer smells like caramel and apples with a floral hoppiness. The taste is not as sweet as the smell and has some fruitiness and floral components. There is some apple and caramel flavors and a mild bitterness. Not a bad beer at all.

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Photo of Zylod
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Red_Zeke
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bhwk
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wordemupg
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours dark clear a,beer with one finger head.
The aroma is caramel and toasted malts with a light fruity yeastiness and a slightly pronounced floral hop.
It hits with a big malty sweetness up front. I'm getting a very nice toastiness with very light toffee that finishes nice and dry as the sweetness just kind of fades away.
The mouthfeel is light medium with a good amount of carbonation.
Overall this is a very nice beer. It's probably my favorite out of the few altbiers I've had. It's very nice.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of the_awesometeer
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer is a clear caramel color with nice carbonation and a thin foamy white head. The beer smells or caramel and dark fruits. The taste is light of sweetness along with mild hops with a hint of banana prunes, and caramel. A nice tingle of carbonation as you drink, a slight stickiness to the beer.

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Photo of wilfonzo
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BLarson31
3.1/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of craigbelly
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Typical amber hue. Not much on the nose. Deep nuttt and bready maltiness in the taste, very smooth over the palate. Medium in body, but very refreshing.

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Photo of Turbo
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great flavor and very drinkable at 5.3 ABV.

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Photo of davidward
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A nice malty Amber, however too sweet for me.

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 1,994 ratings
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