Alaskan Black IPA | Alaskan Brewing Co.

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3.71/5
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386 Ratings
Alaskan Black IPAAlaskan Black IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by pdoran10 on 12-31-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
113
Ratings:
386
pDev:
11.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Black beer, looks porter viscosity, mild beige head on the top, 1/3". Aroma was moderately hoppy, grassy, not too aromatic, had the porter like roast coming out as well no doubt obscuring the hop aroma a little bit.

Taste, plenty bitter, at times ashy down on the back mouthfeel, grassy up front. Hops just couldn't get out of the earthy realm and into the fruity one. Another c hopped black ipa. Not bad, not worth talking about much either.

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4.41/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ages well in bottle

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.3/5  rDev -11.1%

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3.14/5  rDev -15.4%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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3.88/5  rDev +4.6%

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3.92/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.32/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.84/5  rDev +3.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Nose: light roast hinting at espresso, dark malts, caramel
Brilliant deep dark brown, 1" off-white foam cap, medium persistence, light lace.
Palate: citrusy hops, light espresso, hint of dark caramel, citrus rind bitterness on the finish.
Medium body and carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Alaskan Black IPA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 386 ratings