Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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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
Ratings:
1,956
Reviews:
627
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
426
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of mikeg67. Pours a deep amber with a mall offwhite head. Nose is malty caramel, hops. Taste is earthy hops, sweet malts, some yeast, and light sweet spices. Has a nice medium body, good carbonation. Finish is sweet malty caramel, good bittering hops and some light sweet spices. Overall a very nice enjoyable and well balance easy drinking brew.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

While on a cruise in Alaska, visited the brewery, and sampled all of the beers on the tour. The Amber was my second favorite. Brewed with no preservatives, so can not get in New England.

A: Pours an amber color, 1 finger head that does not last long.

S: Malty smell, very pleasant.

T: Malty taste with a slight bitterness, and aftertaste to it.

M: Some carbonation, and aftertaste that lingers on.

O: Above average beer, but I like the Alaskan IPA better.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, best before 12/14/16, served in a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Mostly clear coppery-amber. Thin off-white head. Some thick strands of persistent lacing noted.

Smell: Not a lot of aroma. A bit of toasted malt.

Taste: A bit sweet. Toasted malt, some fruity esters (berry, currants), a mild bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Brisk carbonation. Not fizzy, but quite notable and scrubbing of the tongue. A little bit chewy.

Overall / Drinkability: A very nice malt forward beer. I can only have one by itself but I think this would pair really well with a wide range of food.

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
3.64 out of 5 based on 1,956 ratings.
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