Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
American Pale Ale
3.6 | pDev: 8.06%
Aug 03, 2019
May 20, 2017
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Rated: 3.75 by ssimpson89 from Illinois

Aug 03, 2019
Rated: 3.54 by GarbageMan10 from Texas

Mar 19, 2019
Rated: 3.66 by CreedeSon from Illinois

Jan 30, 2019
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Reviewed by dcotom from Iowa

3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from 12-ounce bottle into a Riedel fluted glass. Best Before date on this sample was 8/25/18. Pretty amber colored body, with two fingers of white head that settled without leaving much of a trace. Aroma and flavor profiles are quite understated. The malt backbone is light, with fruity and very floral hop notes on the nose and palate. Good carbonation, medium light in body, mostly dry finish with a little lingering fruity tartness. A decent beer overall, but nothing earth-shaking.
Aug 10, 2018
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Rated by ChefBruceWest from Belize

3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A light refreshing ale with pronounced hops. I would buy it again.
Jul 25, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Jul 22, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by adam36 from Illinois

Jun 27, 2018
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Reviewed by Suds from Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Golden colored beer from a bottle...white and foamy head. The aroma is hoppy...intense and earthy hops. Some off notes...plastic and medicine. Homebrew? However, it is full in flavor, moderate malt taste. The beer is full in body and a straightforward. It is an old school classic american pale ale.
Jun 24, 2018
Rated: 3.69 by sparx1100 from Minnesota

Jun 17, 2018
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Initial impression from a bottle included in Alaskan's 2018 variety box:



37 IBU. 6.0% ABV. Pale Ale.

Pours a bright vibrant copper body and a frothy off-white head. ~6 minute head retention.

Aroma yields honeydew, orange, floral notes, and citrus. Not piney, resinous, or tropical. I do get some subdued oily hop notes. Aromatic intensity is average. Quite pleasant and inviting overall.

Taste is underwhelming after the promises of the aroma. Citrusy, sure, but the hop profile is wanting overall. It's pleasant and drinkable but lacks depth of flavour, hop pungency, and complexity.

Texture: medium-bodied, smooth, wet, somewhat refreshing, a bit overcarbonated. Slightly oily. Coating. Not harsh or boozy or anything, but it's uneven, changing thickness throughout.

Overall, it's forgettable work from a brewery that's ordinarily anything but. Enjoyable enough and I'll finish my bottles, but I wouldn't be devastated if this didn't make it into any future Alaskan variety boxes.

Jun 13, 2018
Rated: 3.64 by deereless from Colorado

May 03, 2018
Rated: 4 by krome from Illinois

Nov 06, 2017
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Rated by LloydDobler from Indiana

4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Bottled exclusively for holland America cruise lines. Nice pale featuring citra hops.
May 20, 2017
Explorer from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 13 ratings