gtreptow99 (15) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2002
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
I was in Oregon for the first time this week and ended up in Newport. I heard my co-workers raving about this beer and ordered 2 with my hailbut meal. WOW, WOW, WOW. Excellent is an understatement. If I had to drink a beer for the rest of my life it would be this one. Smooooth.... A must have. Too bad the only export to the Northwestern Region as far as I know.
DrinkEmUpJones (935) - Georgia, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear red orange color with thin lacing. Malty aroma with almost a bourbon aspect. Smooth and easy drinking with a medium lingering finish. Slight burn on the back of the palate. Jameson notes.
maley1 (470) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clear amber with reddish tinge pour with small off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and hops. Taste of malts, toffee and faint hops on the finish. Light bodied, not overly sweet but became cloying on the finish, one was enough.
ronaldtheriot (777) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Alaskan Amber has a thin, khaki head, a semi-clear, bubbly, amber appearance, and basically no lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, caramel candy or toffee and brown bread crust. Taste is of those as well, and this beer has a mild underlying bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium and somewhat slick, and Alaskan Amber has a mostly dry, easy going and easy-drinking finish. Overall, this is really nice, and I rate it rather highly. RJT
driver76 (26) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 10, 2013
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Disclaimer: Bottle was transported across the country by plane, then sat in the back of the fridge for nearly a year.
Nose is thin with just a light malt character. Pours nice reddish copper with good head. Taste is very clean malt with very little hop character. Disappears quickly with a lingering sweetness. Very drinkable basic beer.
TURDFERGUSON (3560) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Solid little amber here when you get it fresh. Toasty, caramel malt. Medium sweet, medium bitter.
finn1918 (144) - Georgia, USA - MAY 6, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On-tap. Pours a clear reddish-amber with a fluffy white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is weakly caramel malts, maybe some hops. Taste follows, with a very subdued hop finish. This is virtually indistinguishable from pretty much every other "amber" out there. Refreshing and compliments a meal well, but not much there.
beertholomeus (69) - California, USA - MAY 5, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours rich amber color with white head. Malt and caramel aromas. Malt, caramel and toffee flavors. Medium body and smooth finish.
JakeSparks (110) - Alvin, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
drank this years ago and just had on tap, no clue it was an altbier, just thought it was a hearty amber. caramel. love seeing this in texas
22415brewery (313) - redmond, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
It’s suppose to be an Alt, yet it tastes like a low-hopped amber ale. Pours a light amber, very clear, with a minimal amount of quickly dissipating head. The aroma is fairly bland, slight medium caramel, some nuttiness, and a touch of fruitiness. Tastes a bit on the sweet side, flavors are a bit muddled and bland. Lifeless in character. No distinct hop characteristics, moderately bitter to counteract crystal-malt-like sweetness. No truly distinguishing characteristics. An average beer at best and below-average as a Northern German Altbier.
khoffman43 (844) - Bloomington, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sample at brewfest. Pours amberish, lots of caramel malts, that is it. Meh.