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Alaskan White | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by bkilpatr on 04-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,898
Reviews:
189
Ratings:
772
pDev:
13.33%
Bros Score:
3.27
 
 
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This beer I've had for a long time as a quick refreshment after mowing the lawn, chopping wood or just home from work. Though brewed all year round, I'll probably be putting this off until next Spring.
Most of the time, poured into pint glasses. I opted for the mug tonight.
The appearance was a soft white to hazy orange color with a slim white head and barely any lacing.
The smell had a slightly sweet citrus with a nice spice aroma of coriander.
The taste copied the smell.
The mouthfeel had a decent sharpness but nothing overly cutting as it keeps a nice refreshing aspect about it.
Overall, a nice Summer beer that I'll put off to the side until next year. Cheers.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very drinkable for a "white". This is labled as a "wheat with spices", not a "Belgian". Not sure what the spices are supposed to be, other than maybe slight coriander and very slight orange peel. Pours a deep rich golden, very clear, no haze. Head is minimal and dissipates very quickly -the only appearance "flaw". I could always use more arroma in almost any beer and this one is no exception. Mouthfeel is smooth. Light malt, slight hops (any more would destroy the balance). It is not outstanding, but very good. I like it for it's mild character that isn't bland. if I were to ever find it on tap, it could easily become a night-long session beer as several could easily be consumed. ABV is apparently 5.3, so the "session" could become a little wild in a hurry. I like it. It isn't great, but it is good and easily drinkable, which unfortunately i've had a few beers that I can't say that about.

Glass half empty edit: Noticing some bread flavors and still very light hops. Enjoying this one. The bread adds a nice texture to it that might be what makes it go down so smooth. Either the lights have dimmed or this has beer has become a bit more hazy in appearance. Still would love to have another. Not sure what the grains are, but sensing a presence of wheat (thus the haze), and maybe a light biscuit flavored variety. Good stuff !

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Alaskan White from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 772 ratings
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