Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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82
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1,979 Ratings
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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:
1,979
Reviews:
632
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
431
For Trade:
0
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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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Photo of Hackattack
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this fresh while up there in Alaska touring. This went down very smoothly. Not too heavy nor too light tasting. I wish I was able to get it down here.

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3.24/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bnes09
3.2/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Peaches13
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spencer96
2.21/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Noooddle
3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of userofthiswebsite
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

7/8/17 bottle @ Mark's

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Marzen_Fan
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbrandt22
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.29/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BellinghamBiker
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
3.64 out of 5 based on 1,979 ratings.
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