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RATINGS: 1163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Nice clear dark amber pour with a somewhat smallish light cream-color head. Malty aroma of caramel and biscuit. Flavor is predominantly malt, but not overly sweet. Mostly bready malt with some caramel sweetness and just a touch of nuttiness. Light mouthfeel and just a slightly dry finish. Not terribly complex, but quite easy drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dayth (16) - - OCT 4, 2015
Medium Amber with no hops bitterness or aroma. Sweet, banana finish with light bread notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weark (461) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Bouteille - De couleur rousse ambrée avec une fine mousse blanche qui disparaît très vite - Au nez des arômes de fruit sec, de caramel, de biscuit, et une pointe de malt rôti - En bouche des arômes de fruits sec, de miel, de caramel et de mélasse - Corp léger/moyen, amertume légère, carbonation correcte, douce , final raisin sec caramel - Simple mais efficaces tout à fait dans le style visé

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3140) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2015
12oz bottle from Whole Foods, Santa Fe. Pours clear amber with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts with some fruity and nutty notes and some hops in the finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1403) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2015
An orange-brown pour with a white head. The aroma has sugary candy and caramel. It has a medium body with somewhat sticky texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet with a quick finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (443) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Pours a clear copper from a bottle. Super sweet maltiness, heavy mouthfeel. Okay beer.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (309) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (1155) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (839) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8665) - 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.

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