Alaskan Icy Bay IPA | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA
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Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA

Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alaskan IPA is honey gold in color with a fruity, citrus aroma. An enticing blend of hops and our dry hopping process, in which hops are added directly to tanks during fermentation, give this brew a very intense, complex aromatic character with a refreshing hop finish.

Added by zacharius on 03-26-2005

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

Aroma is pine/pine needles and mild citrus/fruit. The flavor is pine/pine needles, grapefruit, citrus/fruit, slightly grainy malts and a spicy/mildly bitter finish.

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

Bottle received in trade from BeerKangaroo, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a crystal clear deep golden color with a huge bubbly off white head that persists forever. Aromas of caramel and citrus dominate with hints of mineral to round it out. The flavor is a bit of pine, spice, and citrus with a solid bready caramel to back it up. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mineral mouthfeel. Nice easy drinker, a bit old school but certainly serviceable.

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Appearance: Hazy medium gold body, with a large, dense, and coarse white head, which retains well. Faint streams of fine carbonation drift slowly to the surface. Scattered, patchy lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Fairly prominent grapefruit and pine tar hops dominate the aroma. Sweet, pale malt is also notable, although it is overshadowed by the hops.

Taste: Opens with sharp grapefruit rind hop flavors, these dominate throughout the taste. As the taste progresses, sweet orange hops are present, although to a greatly lesser extent, as well, as a modest pale malt presence, with a subtle toasted flavor. Late in the taste, there are some notable grassy hop flavors as well. Finishes with a lingering, moderate grapefruit and pine hop flavors.

Mouth feel: Smooth, very soft, and full, with slight zesty carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Nicely done, a solid example of the style.

Presentation: Packaged in a short twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a pry-off cap, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Alaskan Icy Bay IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 50.7% out of 100 with 1,367 ratings
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