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RATINGS: 211   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (654) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2013
On tap on the WSF Walla Walla, headed to Bremerton. Pours slightly cloudy pale orange copper with medium white head. Aroma is light caramel malt and thin floral hops. Taste is faintly sweet pale malt that finishes earthy. Nice mild bitter finish with fresh citrus and floral notes from the hops. Very nice for a pale, the fresh hops really distinguish this one.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2187) - 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 (3503) - 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 (100) - 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 (3469) - 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 (682) - 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 (278) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (1012) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Fruity floral hop aroma, mango dried pineapple with bready and light caramel malts. Pours a slightly hazy light amber color with lasting white head. Slightly sweet light bready flavor with floral hops, light citrus. Refreshing. Light medium bodied with medium CO2, lingering hoppy finish Lightly hopped APA refreshingly easy to drink. I like this one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2583) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, well retained tiny bubbled, ivory head, with slight lacing, over a clear, light amber (SRM 7) body....nose is pine, resin, citrus peel from the hops, light sweet malts with toffee/caramel hints, no esters......taste is lightly sweet malt with hints of toffee/caramel, light floral hops, pine, resin notes, light citrus hints, with a moderate lingering bitterness......mouth feel, body light of medium, no alcohol or astringency, finishing clean, with light acid. This is a slightly light take on an APA. Balance is slightly to the hops, making for a very clean beer, but the bitterness is on the margin of being too low. A slight addition to the early hop time in the boil would not be remiss. BJCP 7/3/14/4/6

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (123) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle pour. Golden copper. Nice lacing. Malty aroma. Smooth palate......... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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