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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Alaskan Freeride APA is brewed with Cascade, Citra, and Centennial hops, premium two-row and specialty crystal malts, and Juneau’s glacier-fed water.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (918) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
August 13th, 2012 - You don’t see this one in every remote bar and corner of Alaska, but Alaskan Brewery’s Freeride APA is another one of the core drinkables coming out of the surprisingly small and quaint brewery tucked up in our country’s most rugged state. It pours with a thick foamy head, even in a laughably inappropriate small plastic cup - the kind reserved for daycares and hospital lunch trays. And yet again, against the odds, I catch a clear and redolent aroma of sharp, sweet hops, a touch of pine, and a smattering of white grape juice. A busy palate leads the beer onto the tongue, with a flat, rusty and metallic IPA taste, and concluding with a strangely dry crystal malt style pilsener finished. It’s a curious beer, but quite good, and so far, more engaging than the other ubiquitous Alaskan Brewery beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bule (572) - California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
12oz bottle pours a pale amber color without much head. Mild hops and a little watery tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (101) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2014
bottle sample from vendor...tasty stuff...very light hop and citrus flavors....a little sweet....clean smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1214) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2014
On tap at Milwaukee Brew Fest 2013. Hazy copper with a small off-white head. Slight pine, hops, orange, grapefruit, and fresh cut grass. Light mouth-feel and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jamedra (384) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle, many thanks to StefanSD. Láhev 355 ml. Aroma je příjemné chmelové s výrazným pomerančovým nádechem. Pěna je bílá, jemná, nízká a mizící.Barva samotného piva je pomerančově oranžová a lehce kalná. Chuť je velmi svěží, má příjemný mandarinkový nádech s jemnými sladovými podtóny, finiš je středně hořký a držící. V ústech je pivo velmi lehké se středním řízem. Celkově se jedná o dobře pitelnou APA, výbornou na žízeň.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Draught at Alaska Lodge (Sea-Tac Airport), as Freeride IPA
Cloudy golden color. Aroma of hops, a bit earthy (manure), feety, fruity. Smooth mouthfeel; the malt profile is light, leaving room to the hops, but the hops could be more fruity and biting...
Ordinary IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (313) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Beautiful floral hop aroma with some citrus, maybe even mango hop aromas. Flavor is malty, caramel malty with some nice hop balance. Dry finish, but not that bitter. Solid beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haslinger (853) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2014
12 ounce bottle, orange/yellow hazy pour slight frothy head, some pine and citrus in the taste. awesome bottle graphic. would drink again

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2014
2/26/2014. 12 oz bottle. Amber color with a white head. Hoppy aromas with pine, citrus, caramel and malt. Bitter hoppy flavors, caramel. Nice balance, bitter finish... very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle. Caramel malt and pine/grapefruit peel aroma. Hazy golden yellow with small head. Sweet orange caramel malt and lightly bitter orange peel flavor. Very nice APA.


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