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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (636) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 1, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a rusty orange . Nice mix of floral and citrus aromas . Floral hops upfront with some faint citrus on the finish . Well balanced , nicely done . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1200) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle into fluted glass. Pours an amber gold with slight white head. Aroma is sweet, grass, citrus, and a little bit smokey. Taste is sweet and malty with a nice citrus back, grassy, orange zest, a bit of pine. Nice and balanced, easy drinking...pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2767) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2014
On draught in Shagway. Itaks a hoppy beer, citrus, pine, flowers. The aroma and the flavor bear this out. The finish is pine, flowers. Medium in body. Decent, enjoyable, if not memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Light amber body with a frothy white head. Hoppy aroma of citrus, resin, mango, peach. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A little too much resin seeps into the tasty citrus flavors along with some raw hop leafs, but overall an enjoyable APA and one of Alaskan’s better efforts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3598) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
5th July 2014, on tap inside the Seafood restaurant of Treasure Island, Las Vegas. My pint arrived almost headless, a reddy amber body almost clear and highly carbonated. Hops all the way in this fairly bitter brew, a citrus bent to the flavour and aroma. Grapefruit notes seemed to leap out at me. Refreshing and a lot better than it looked when it arrived at the table.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryrpat (109) - Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Nice and flavorful but light at the same time. Was pleasantly surprised would definitely buy this for the fridge ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (3477) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Draft. Clear bright copper color with a lasting one finger white head. Nice hoppy aroma, pine, sap, and citrus. Caramel malt base with pine sap and grapefruit. Dry and somewhat bitter. Clean crisp palate. Drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (686) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Pours a bright, semi clear reddish amber with a medium white head. A fresh aroma finds grapefruit, mango, pineapple, grassy hops, and hints of pine. The taste is very dry and yields good hoppy bitterness. There are plenty of grassy hops and is quite fruity, with pineapple, orange, milder grapefruit and still a little bit of pine. Short fruity aftertaste. More light in body, slick in texture, with about average carbonation. This is very refreshing and easy to drink. I could find myself happily drinking a bunch of these. If I could find this in my part of the world, I’d buy this often.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SODAK14 (279) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Wow...not a big fan of pale ales and not expecting to like this one but it went down very smooth with a nice finish. Not sure off the top of my head but this may be my highest rated pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ten80 (7) - Alaska, USA - MAY 21, 2014 does not count
Nice, bright and refreshing APA. Tangerine notes with light bittering like orange peel, but not overwhelmingly citrusy. Finish is clean, crisp, and doesn’t clobber the palate with hoppiness. Relatively dry and easy to drink.


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