Alaskan Brewing Co.

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Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
Ranked #239
Ranked #26,875
3.46 | pDev: 13.29%
Aug 25, 2023
Apr 11, 2009
Alaskan White Ale has a soft, slightly sweet base with the unique spice aroma of coriander and crisp, citrus finish of orange peel. A light and effervescent body combined with the smooth palate creates a complex and delicate beer that is deliciously refreshing in any season.

15 IBU
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Ratings by barneyrubble:
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Reviewed by barneyrubble from Colorado

3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
L- 70% Opaque orange yellow beer with 1F orange yellowish white head that fades without lace.

N-Orange, banana, yeast esters (bubblegum), wheat malt, a bit of butyric acid.

T- Orange, wheat, faint butyric acid, banana.

M- Medium, clean and soft, low carbonation

O- Was expecting a bit sharper more spiced wheat, but it is smooth and not offensive even with the faint butyric acid taint. Not a repeat buy for me, though.
Apr 06, 2021
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.98 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Aug 25, 2023
Rated: 3.34 by LukeB from Virginia

Jul 19, 2023
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Reviewed by AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.51/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours cloudy golden orange with a thick white head with a fairly aggressive pour. Aroma is lemony with notes of biscuit. Flavor follows the nose, a touch of the coriander and orange zest. Feel is light and well carbonated. Overall, a pretty nice beer.
Jun 28, 2023
Rated: 4.05 by ApoBrews

Jun 24, 2023
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

3.37/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Slightly hazy golden color with a moderate white head that recedes quickly.
The aroma is light, fresh bread, hints of citrus.
The taste is light fresh bread, a hint of orange, some really vague spice notes, basically mildly sweet with a slightly drier finish. Tastes more like a pale wheat ale or even a lager than a wit, nothing offensive, just a bit bland.
The body is light, plenty of carbonation at first but fades quickly, fairly smooth and very drinkable. Altogether, Whatever this is, it is reasonably refreshing, fairly tasty.
Feb 14, 2023
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Alaskan Brewing Co. "White"
12 fl. oz. can "BEST BY: 01252023 10:45:46" and sampled on 12312022
$1.99 @ Wall To Wall Wine and Spirits, Omaha, NE

Notes via stream of consciousness: A rough pour has brought up two fingers width of white foam atop a hazy yellow-gold body. The aroma is sweetish, grainy, wheaty, softly citrusy, and woody. The flavor is lightly sweet and bready but also a touch acidic, and I'm getting notes of orange and lemon. The spice is subtle and mainly appears in the lingering aftertaste. The head has dropped to a creamy cap of white that's about a half of an inch tall. Unfortunately there's only a few spots of lace here and there. It's moderately bitter with 15 IBUs but the acidity allows it to still finish dry. In the mouth it's medium-light in body and gently crisp-then-smooth. It's slightly different, which is nice, and it's quite refreshing.
Review #8,504
Dec 31, 2022
Rated: 3 by Ajc2936 from Texas

Aug 15, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 15, 2022
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Reviewed by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pretty fucking boring beer. At first I was like this barely tastes like a witbier. But its actually the lack of spice, clove, etc im missing. Is this to its advantage or disadvantage per style? I feel like the latter.

To me this is a piss poor witbier if thats what I'm reaching for. As an American pale wheat beer this beer would hit straight 4s. Nothing great but its what you expect.
Dec 23, 2021
Rated: 3.69 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 16, 2021
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
From the can, it pours an ever so slightly hazy golden color with a nice white head that soon diminishes to a thin ring. The nose gets a bit of sweet malt and fruit - orange hints. The mouth gets a bit of orange, overlaying a solid base of light malt.
Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by German-Helles from Wisconsin

3.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
This is a 12oz. can poured into the Alaskan pint glass. The brew is a slightly hazy golden/orange with two fingers of white head that disappeared quickly leaving a little lace behind. The carbonation appears to be on the light side.
The aroma is light but pleasant, sweet fruit, I am thinking notes of orange. There is also a bit of a yeast aroma that I am picking up on the sniff.
This is tasty stuff, light yeast flavors, wheat, orange peel, with a semi dry finish. The IBU is very light.
The feel is light and thin.
This is an easy one to drink and enjoy several in one sitting.
Sep 11, 2021
Rated: 3.18 by mcbraxt from Michigan

Aug 16, 2021
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Reviewed by Barnettaidan81

3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
This one was not quite what I was expecting. I recently reviewed the Husky IPA, and based on that one, and the description of the White Witbier, I think the husky IPA should’ve gone in this can. This is based solely on the flavor description on the can, nothing more. Anyway, it wasn’t bad, but I was definitely expecting a little bit more citrus. At first it’s strongly carbonated. Very strong. Not too strong, but something to be aware of. After that bubbles start to die down, you get a little bit of a cheap lager taste, but it tastes like they cleaned it up with a little bit of pine sol. That’s a joke, it doesn’t taste like pine sol, but it does taste like a lager with just a hint of citrus. I couldn’t really put my finger on what, but there was some clean citrus. Without that, I think this would’ve just been another lager for me. Overall it wasn’t bad, and I thought it was actually an interesting mixture, but I probably won’t get it again.
Jul 23, 2021
Rated: 3.62 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Jul 04, 2021
Rated: 3.82 by Mhorgbier

May 09, 2021
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Reviewed by sjdevel from Utah

3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
LOOK - slightly hazy - 1 finger head but goes flat quickly
SMELL - some Belgian yeast notes - some citrus
TASTE - some Belgian yeast and spices - wheat is evident - slight orange and lemon - peppery and herbal
FEEL - medium bodied but really oily - thinner than anticipated
OVERALL - An ok beer - would not buy again as there are a lot of better White's out there
Apr 09, 2021
Rated: 3.73 by Idahoman from Minnesota

Mar 21, 2021
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Reviewed by tryptagon from Missouri

2.23/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25
L: Semi-opaque light-orange, minimal white head.

S: Smells of ale, fermented fruit.

T: Flattened fruit tang, oranges, peaches.

F: Taste hits and doesn't really linger... No discernible structure to the flavor. Did I really even just drink something?

O: Advertised as Witbier with spices. I couldn't detect much. Mediocre. You get what you pay for on this bargain brew.
Mar 16, 2021
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