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RATINGS: 1114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Our flagship beer is based on a turn-of-the-century recipe that quenched the thirst of miners during the Klondike Gold Rush. Smooth and richly malty, this altbier goes well with any meal.


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brentv (361) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2014
On draught. Pours red with a fine creamy head. Aroma is light caramel. Taste is dry, slight caramel, little hops. Thin mouthfeel.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 27, 2014
Really good beer, perfect for the style of Alt. Rich amber color good malty brew, and finishes dry and slightly bitter from hops.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gad905 (74) - - SEP 21, 2014
Keg at Aces & Ales, Las Vegas. Clear amber, dying head. Aroma of caramel malts, light woody hops, touch of citrus. Not very intense flavour, some caramel, touch of nuttiness, some hop bitterness. Just kinda bland.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (12633) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BigBeer45 (1255) - Michigan, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Sampled from a bottle bought at Champanes, this ale had a clear bright red pour with faded brown hues at the sides of the glass, it had an initial two to three finger faint off-white cover from the pour and lowered to thin layer of bubbles with a bit of open area but was lasting, there was no sediment in the bottle, the nose had earth and toasted malt with notes that were similar to melanoidins, faint chocolate and caramel like notes with light citrus hops, some brown sugar and hard candy like sweetness, the flavors of were similar to the aroma but less sweet and a touch more hops, melanoidins, dark toasted malt notes, brown sugar and caramel, the finish had a light hop bitterness with some malt sweetness trailing, the mouth feel was light and a little creamy with average carbonation, a good altbier style drink, it had nice dark malt notes with some earth notes and melanoidins with faint hops, this is a very nice drink.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Encinitas101 (12) - Encinitas, California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
12 oz from grocery store. This is a Vito fav for ambers. Light but malty, slightly sweet but not cloy like. Could drink 1000 of these. Had these all day on cruise ship up there, turned me on to this style. Love it

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
teromous (55) - - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle says 092614 (best before the 26 this month?) Appearance: Hazy dark ruby brown body that allows shadows through. Slim white head, and spotty lacing. Aroma: Slightly metallic and acrid. Faint caramel. Taste: Sweet caramel flavor that is very nice. A hint of alcohol in there. Palate: Light in body and moderately low carbonation. Clean finish. Overall: Pretty good beer. Nice and refreshing but not much flavor. Not one I would get excited to see on a shelf, but it was worth trying to see what beers are coming out of Alaska.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50 (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Red pour with no head. Strong sugary aroma. Sugary banana taste. Hints of caramel. Light mouth. Typical altbier. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshmcg000 (320) - Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2014
P00ours amber (duh). With nie amount of white head. Aroma is caramel and barley malts. Light refreshing body with a lot of sweet malty flavor. A pretty decent amber. Little to sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (927) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Enjoyed at Sanford had a nice chat with the neighbor. Not my usual style but not bad, a little fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5072) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Deep amber pour with a slightly off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt with out much hops. Flavor is light sweet malt with a nice touch of earthy hops. Medium bodied with good carbonation and a light bitter finish


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