Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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3.64/5
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2,007 Ratings
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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:
#35,502
Reviews:
638
Ratings:
2,007
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
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67
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446
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3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Overall a pretty average amber ale. A tab bit bitter and not unique by any means but a decent choice given limited selection (as out here in the Northwest it is a pretty common beer even at places that only have a few choices). Amber in color and I saw another poster mention cheerios when describing the smell and color...actually I think that is pretty spot on so I will go with that. I generally drink out of a bottle...drank at my wedding due to limited beer choices (no kegs allows, only bottles, only bottles the venue carried)...

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Alaskan Amber Alt Style Ale: Appearance: amber; Smell: multi-grain Cheerios; T: wheat Cheerios, very slight bitterness; decent

I was quite surprised by the Cheerios them going on with this one.

Poured into a pint glass.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler. Poured into a pilsner "8-ball" pool ball glass (I have the whole set of 15 glasses). Pours a pretty copper/bronze in color with really no head to speak of. Just a bit of lacing is seen when sipped. The aroma is of just some malt/hops. The taste was actually very pleasant with a slight nutty hint. Very smooth with no bitter aftertaste. Never had this style of brew before and liked it overall.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Thick creamy head was the first thing I noticed. Not a bad beer. Less flavorful than I expected. I would buy again if selection was limited. Overall a slightly better than okay beer. good color. decent aroma. A beer you could have multiples of at one sitting.

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 2,007 ratings
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