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RATINGS: 1171   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11048) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2006
Many thanks to chadzter for bringing this back from AK. Pours a very bubbly amber with copper tones, a medium sized frothy and foamy head, lined lacing. Aroma is yeast (sweat, dough), malt (straw, grain, meal) and grass, flowers, earth. Medium sweet caramel malt and grainy meal flavor, grassy yeast, fizzy and spicy hops, mild bitterness and acidity. Medium bodied and fizzy-spicy palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10913) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 23, 2013
from Drinks of the World, Bern - cloudy amber brown beer with no foam left; aroma of caramel and red fruits marmalade; chewy and lively palate; medium-bodied, earthy bitterness and a quite long fruity and caramelish aftertaste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Frontier
Date: 10/12/1996
Source: Brewfest, Newport, OR

dark brown, whispy head, sweet malt aroma with just a hint of chocolate, lots of chocolate flavor, some other malt sweetness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4
-------- /> Date: 04/15/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

clear dark amber, wispy beige head, dry dark caramel malt aroma with light floral hops, dry caramel malt flavor with light earthy hops, only a slight touch of sweetness from the caramel that gets richer as it warms

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (10551) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10404) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2008
Cloudy red with large off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with malty and yeasty notes. Flavour likewise with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 19, 2008
Good beer. I had this while I was out west(Oregon or Wash) and liked it. Well balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2002
The aroma is of malt & honey and is the best aspect of this beer. In the flavor, there is lots of malt, sweetness and oak. It finishes a bit on the sweet side for my taste. A very drinkable beer otherwise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (10255) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2006
12oz bottle. Poured a medium brownish color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of toffee, caramel, and a some toasted nuts. Tastes of toffee, toasted nuts, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2012
Tap @ THE Steakout Saloon. Four years ago, I was drinking this constantly. It’s been awhile since I burned out on it. Pours a dark, clear copper appearance with an off white head with poor head retention. Sweet caramel malty, a bit dark citrus fruity, pear, earthy aroma. Apple, pear, light toffee, a bit toasty caramel malty flavor. Ehhh, not as tasty as I remembered.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2008
Courtesy of Fonefan. The color is red amber and the head is creamy. The aroma is fruity and spicy with notes of malt and caramel. The flavour has a light sweetness, notes of malt, caramel, fruit, spices, a little nuts and candy sugar. It’s OK, but at the same time a bit ordinary.

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