Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan AmberAlaskan Amber
BA SCORE
44.6%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 1,987 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:
#34,260
Reviews:
633
Ratings:
1,987
Liked:
886
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
12.36%
Alströms:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
436
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of chicagobill13
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Color: Nice amber looking beer.

Smell: smells like warm candy in the summer. great smell.

Taste and Mouthfeel: A Nice matlt balance. This is a very drinkable beer.

This is a very good beer. I am so glad it is one state that is less then 3 hours away for me. i will be making trips to WI for it. This beer brings me back to the nice summer to fall day as a kid. I don't know why. I really enjoy this beer. Cheers!

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of heytheremrroboto
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome perfectly balanced beer. Not to hoppy, nice body. Great with food. Wish there were more beers like this. Why do we have to go all the way to Alaska to find good beer? Not sure but they do a damn fine job.

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5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of Beanberg
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can not say enough good things about Alaskan Amber. It is creamy without being thick, sweet without being saccharine, hoppy without being bitter. Just toasty, caramelly (I realize this is not a word), and generally perfect. I have tried hundreds of beers and this remains a mainstay in my household.

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Photo of DCurrier
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Well balanced amber ale that tastes a lot like a standard brown ale.

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

Photo of Gcompton30
5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best alt I've ever had

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Photo of Kennykarp
4.94/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ordered on draft at an airport while waiting for my flight. This is banana bread in beer form. Pours with a small head that leaves very little lacing. Has a translucent amber coloring. Tastes nutty and sweet with a little banana flavor. I'm hooked. Hopefully I can get some back home!

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 44.6% out of 100 with 1,987 ratings
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