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RATINGS: 1186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rivertranced (25) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2012
Who’d have thunk Alaskan Amber is a Northern German Altbier? Very true to style: in fact is part of the AHA calibration for this style. Aroma is nice, malty, and of munich malt. No diacetyl, very little hop character. Perfect appearance for the style: beautiful copper color, nice clarity, and well retained head. Flavor is a little on the sweet side and first, though seems to open up over time. I’d like to see a little more bitterness here. Low diacetyl, and a good, dry finish. Mouthfeel: medium-light body, medium-high carbonation, and a little alcoholic warmth. Overall, really enjoyed the appearance and mouthfeel. A very well done, easy to drink beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
0,33 bottle at a hotel bar in detroit - Powerful malty aroma with slight caramel and breadcrust. The flavor is also quite malt forward with a firm maltyness. Toasted bread. Quite crisp with a balanced finish and slight noble hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sirzekel (56) - Georgia, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Had at the Grand Denali Lodge, on tap. Really good. KT took it and loved it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4016) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle shared with Ran & Dale at their house in Escondido, CA, 21.4.16. Clear dark amber gold with a white head. Malt and biscuit in the nose, Ofel sensed a little bit of ginger, too. Malty and biscuity and nutty and nice taste. Light-to-medium body, soft bitterness and soft fizz, nutty and malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebastokrator (45) - - MAY 28, 2016
Pours a very bright copper with tan head. Smells of a sweet malt. Tastes of caramel and toffee. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Perfectly fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (1566) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle. A- Corn, nutty, malty. A- Amber color, clear liquid, white head. T- Caramel, nuts, peanut butter, biscuits. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- Pretty decent stuff. A nice touch of nuttiness and overall well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3757) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2016
On tap at The Pub - Monte Carlo (Las Vegas, NV). Limpid amber body with an average, white creamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with woody hints. Taste is slightly dominated by malty flavors. It carries hoppy, woody, and nutty notes. Ends with a good woody finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (1584) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 13, 2016
On tap at Seattle airport, USA. Really farewell beer this time, thanks to luttonm for all he did for me! Pours super bright Amber color with a medium tan foam. Nose: ash, butterscotch, amber/caramel. Mouth: littler amber feel, but peppery and crispy overall mouth with a very nice bitter finish! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Popoff91 (85) - Oregon, USA - MAY 11, 2016
12-ounce bottles in a pint glass. Nothing really special, but not bad either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1541) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 12, 2016
12oz Flasche. Klare rot-braune Farbe, flacher Schaum. Röstmalu und Karamell Aroma. Etwas süsser als ein deutsches Alt, aber nicht schlecht.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickel (974) - - MAR 31, 2016
Aroma is rather weak. Notes of malt and caramel in the nose. Taste of caramel and sweet malt. Balanced by hops so it’s not too sweet Good beer

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