Alaskan Freeride APA | Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Freeride APAAlaskan Freeride APA
BA SCORE
3.7/5
621 Ratings
Alaskan Freeride APAAlaskan Freeride APA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally part of the Rough Draft Series

Added by Bitterbill on 07-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,134
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
621
pDev:
10.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
139
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 621 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of Bryanrushmore
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of Otto_Bonn
5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Aromatic spruce-like hops, beautiful color and unexpected sporting flavor!

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Photo of spykespnoypbg
4.68/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of mealtime23
4.65/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Found this beer to be amazing and smooth.

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.65/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours copper color with thick foamy head. Excellent retention and lacing on the side of the glass. Has a strong citrusy smell. Can discern the piney hops very easily. Starts with a citrusy taste that end with a strong, piney, hoppy bitterness. The bitterness does not persist on the aftertaste, though.

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Photo of Myotus
4.56/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of ryanjgamache
4.55/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers in a glass.

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Photo of milwaukee512
4.54/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very nice session beer; Alaskan's calling card seems to be crisp, clean tasting brews, and this one certainly fits that mold. Smells citrusy, tastes refreshing but definitely hoppy, and has a nice carbonated feel. Another solid choice from Alaskan Brewing.

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Photo of mitchforrest
4.52/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A bit sweet for a standard ipa, but as an apartment, it is perfectly delicious

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Photo of MWilt
4.52/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Kefin_The_Drunk
4.52/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Underrated pale ale. Sufficient and well balanced hops compliment an excellent mouth feel. Very drinkable.

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Photo of bottomfisher
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Very nice smooth beer, not too hoppy, a little too high in the carbonation, I like lower carbonation.

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Photo of syx
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of valleytrash
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of jmbranum
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a plastic glass on an Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Seattle.

Bright copper colored clear liquid with a frothy off white head.

Nice floral hoppy aroma.

Nice satisfying balance between hops and malt. A little bit of toasted bread, some citrus, sweet for an apartment but not overly so.

Full mouthfeel.

My favorite Alaska Brewing offering I've had on this trip.

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Photo of Jbl3246
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of Jeysun23
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Venemousshadow
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of Andkr3w
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of Ilafan
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of Matthowland
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of monorailred
4.41/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a really nice beer. It has a pleasant bitterness to it and a nice amount of hopping. Is goes down really smoothly and has a great overall flavor. This is a very drinkable beer that is a great brew to enjoy while relaxing after a stressful day.

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Photo of efhart
4.39/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This copper colored beer had a nice appearance with a bit of foam poured from the bottle. It was an easy drinking beer with pleasant characteristics such as limited bitterness in the finish and pleasant aromas and tastes throughout. The beer is a great example of an excellent pale ale. Drink it cold in fitting tradition of a free winter snow ride.

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Photo of texas69beer
4.38/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Alaskan Freeride APA from Alaskan Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 621 ratings
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