Alaskan Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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82
good
1,956 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:
1,956
Reviews:
627
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
426
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Raislak
4.26/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Luckydog91
3.47/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of n2492004
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CanadianGinge
3.02/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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

Alaskan Amber, 5.3% ABV, 18 IBU. Pours copper color and medium viscosity, with a two finger off-white heat. Nose is malt, taste follows. OK mouthfeel. Overall decent.

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hegg4345
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yeldarb92
4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Madasyn
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monk2021
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KEH
4.56/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Alaskan Amber is a great quality session beer, in my book. It pours a deep amber with a bit of a reddish-tan head. The malt character is strong in this one, and it has a hint of crisp hops in the finish (kinda like Sam Adam's Octoberfest.) Overall, I find this beer to be rather refreshing to drink.

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Photo of Btking20
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of damndirtyape
3.75/5  rDev +3%
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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Photo of VaporDome
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.43/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brittian
2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brewmasterapprentice
4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice Amber color with a light froth that quickly dissipates. Has a slight malty smell to go with the lightly malted taste which sticks adamantly on the palate. One of my favorite beers as it's good on any occasion

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Photo of rfgetz
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dar482
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rydev24
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Aaron17
3.06/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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