Alaskan Icy Bay IPA | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA
BA SCORE
50.7%
Liked This Beer
3.68 w/ 1,367 ratings
Alaskan Icy Bay IPAAlaskan Icy Bay IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
alaskanbeer.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,180
Reviews:
412
Ratings:
1,367
Liked:
693
Avg:
3.68/5
pDev:
11.68%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
258
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,367 |  Reviews: 412
Photo of ISmith87
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - clear golden amber color with lots of lacing on the sides as I swill it down

S - Very clean hop smell to this one (citrus, pine, grapefruit), refreshing.

T - Pretty massive bitterness, citrus zest.

M - light, bitter aftertaste, alc hidden.

O - Wanted more specific flavors coming off the hops.

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Photo of Agentveba
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of ReverendJon
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of ssteakley
4.29/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Excellent smell right off. The second taste did the trick, this one is a unique tasting IPA. A non-traditional after taste, but very good. This is a party Beer....I think great for tailgating or any fun get together. Even your girlfriend should like it!

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Photo of wvsabbath
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Keep in mind a sixer only runs about $5.99 so it's a solid IPA for a decent price.

there is definitely a piney hop bite on the finish (another review said "oily hop" which is about right, the bitterness sticks to the top of your mouth) - not much sweetness here. A bit of malt, biscuit in the middle. Smell was mostly malty, I am guessing they did not dry hop to reduce costs. Overall a solid IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co. On a side note their black ale (ala black ipa) is top notch. Pick it up if you can find it.

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Photo of jhcfc1
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of vermilcj
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of fredmugs
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of nloyless
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of unshodjogger
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of stephens101
3.12/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A thin tan head covers a pale orange brew.

Smells of oily hops with a bit of sweetness in the background. Not a lot going on here.

Tastes about as nondescript as it smells with some hop bite, a hint of caramel and maybe some tea leaves and herb. A little citrus flares up later.

Light to medium body and easy going.

Toned down and fairly ordinary. And since there's no accounting for taste, if that's your pick, then this is your beer.

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Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of einman
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of tubeman
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of acashk
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of CesarLopes
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Michaeldmanley
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of YYZ
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of bundy462
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MatthewD4
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tstigz
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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