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RATINGS: 1158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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The name of this beer style comes from the German word “alt” meaning “old”. This refers to the aging that alts undergo since they ferment more slowly and at colder temperatures than most ales. Slow fermentation helps condition the flavors in Alaskan Amber, contributing to its overall balance and smoothness.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dekester1 (343) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Served on tap a reddish gold hue with a light large-bubble head that faded quickly to nothing at all as far as lacing. Aroma was mainly of malts - slightly sweet. Taste was predominately of malts with a slightly nutty hue. Hop bitterness as minimal. Palate was decent. Overall, a decent amber that was nothing out of the ordinary.


3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
illiniphil (139) - Nashotah, Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark copper with minimal white head. No lacing. Flavor is rich, malty with some dark breadiness. Excellent amber ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (301) - Duvall, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Draft pour at safeco field, light golden amber pour, kindof sweet, Ms game going on not a lot to say right now, don’t want to get hit by a ball.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (1099) - ISRAEL - AUG 2, 2015
Can sample at Beer & Beyond shop. Clear amber with a small head. Smell of toasted malt, caramel and noble hops. Taste - caramel, honey, biscuit, moderate sweet and bitter. Light-bodied, dry-ish mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (779) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - AUG 1, 2015
Can sample at Beer&Beyond, Tel Aviv. Clear golden with small off-white head. Sweet aroma with notes of prune and honey, syrupy and malty. Quite sweet flavor, notes of prune, raisin and honey, some maltiness, a bit salty, light bitterness, semi-dry finish. Moderate carbonation, light to medium-bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - JUL 17, 2015
Can sample at Beer & Beyond. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, honey, toast, caramel, some fruitiness. Sweetish flavor, malty, toasty, with caramel and honey, a fruity note and a light bitterish note. Medium-bodied. Could use some more balancing bitterness, but quite alright.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (2098) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours a light copper color with a nice beige frothy head. Aroma has light caramel earthy malt subtle scotch style scents. Taste is more of the above with a more aggressive presence. Clean crisp buttery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogre71 (80) - Utah, USA - JUL 10, 2015
This was a good amber easy to drink. Pours a nice golden red color with nice head. Has a good malty sweet aroma. Would recommend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Paigeturner (98) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Solid alt beer. Garnet ruby clear color pure white head. Nice carbonation. Malty nutty nose. Taste slightly sweet with malts and some honey nuts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Poured from the tap. This beer has a very nice malt and yeast aroma. The beer has a nice dark brown color with a small off-white head. The flavor is malt, nuts and some hops, pretty good. Overall, a solid beer that I would drink again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5621) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle at Daves Diner near Sea Tac. Clear amber brown. A little beige foam. Malts lead with grain and fruit behind. Balanced sweetness. A hint of cinnamon. Ok.


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