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Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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3.64/5
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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:
#35,228
Reviews:
637
Ratings:
2,001
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
445
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,001 |  Reviews: 637
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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Photo of Bammer21
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

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

As the name implies, this beer pours a nice amber color. The head is off white. The nose is malty, in a pleasing way. The taste is actually more hop forward than I would expect. Some sweetness. Some malt. Rather full bodied beer. Delicious as always.

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Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Backlog. On tap at the Knitting Factory. Flavors of nut and roasted malt permeate this beautiful beer. Not bad at all. I used to not be a fan of this one. I guess my tastes are changing?

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours somewhat dark brown/red, two finger white foamy head, decent amount of lacing, malty somewhat nutty aroma, sweet yet a deep bready maltiness in the taste, smooth over the palate, about a medium in body, good altbier that I would have again.

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Alaskan Amber from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 2,001 ratings
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