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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Alaskan Freeride APA is brewed with Cascade, Citra, and Centennial hops, premium two-row and specialty crystal malts, and Juneau’s glacier-fed water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Aroma: Tropical fruit, floral, light caramel malt. A tiny bit soapy.
Flavor: Tropical fruit hop flavor. Some floral hops. Caramel malt (not too much), and biscuit malt, with a lingering sweetness. Peppery spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2565) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours a nice amber color, slightly off white head. Hoppy aroma, citrus, pine, and some grass; all follow onto the palate, but more citrus and pine than grass. Finishes pretty clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
homebrewgeek (35) - Frederick, USA - APR 25, 2014
Great looking beer, nice pour and head,great hop aroma and nice pale ale taste not bad could drink a few if needed

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (1477) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bule (1854) - California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
12oz bottle pours a pale amber color without much head. Mild hops and a little watery tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (935) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2014
bottle sample from vendor...tasty stuff...very light hop and citrus flavors....a little sweet....clean smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (2039) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jamedra (722) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19347) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (1285) - 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

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