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RATINGS: 1180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   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.


1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
Er, candy. This is very candyish, cloying, bubblegum, there is just not a lot of nuance here. Amber colour. Not my thing at all.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (13521) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Aroma of malt and a bit of candy. Coppery amber color with virtually no head. Starts with a slightly smoky malt which goes to malt which stays with malt. A bit of hop shows up, keeping it palatable. Good. Not a hophead ale, but good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12997) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Draft at Jakes in Billings, Mt. recommended by Stephanie. Dark amber color with an average frothy white head that diminished slowly. Moderate sweet hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Moderate sweet flavor with a balanced finish of average duration. Good drinkable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (12848) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Dark amber pour in glass. Better than average for its beer class. A little malty. Rated 8/13/02

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12818) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2002
Slightly hazy deep amber with minimal head. Sweet caramelly aroma, supplemented by sugar cane. The flavor has what the aroma suggests, plus a bit of spiciness so it’s not unbearably sweet. Minimal bitterness, but quite full bodied. Evokes Fuller’s.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (12562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2008
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and toasted malt. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a smooth lightly sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12527) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and hint of fruit. Malty base flavor with caramel and some cherry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2012
A reddish amber ale with a thick mocha head. In aroma, loads of biscuitty malt. maple, herbal hops, nice. In mouth, a smooth almost vinous malt, honey, smooth, very nice. Shared with Mike and friends, April 1, 2012.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (11940) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 13, 2010
On tap at The Taphouse, pours clear amber / copper. Aroma of floral hops and caramel malt. Flavour is pretty muted - some floral notes, a little sweetness and caramel maltiness. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11855) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a disappearing off white head and amber color. Aroma is medium malt-some light caramel, grain, faint spice-hops. Taste is medium malt-some light caramel, grain, equal flat/spice-hops. Nice for my taste a bit over hopped if I was rating to style. OK carbonation.


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