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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottled, golden pour with white foam ring, citrus aroma, flavor is weak citrus with some malty caramel , weak finish


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tedovertu (287) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Really good summer beer. Crisp and refreshing while being well balance and not to bitter. Large white head with plenty of lacing. Medium light copper color.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogre71 (21) - Utah, USA - JUL 3, 2015
This one was the first one from Alaska Brewing that I tried and it was really good. Easy to drink from start to Finnish smooth not bitter. Would recommend.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2013) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Aroma: grain malts, floral hops, pine. Appearance: clear gold, medium, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, exotic fruits, passion fruit, pine, light raisin, light carbonation. Overall: great APA, nice happiness. Can at Brooks Lodge, Katmai.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maltman53 (432) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle pours amber with persistent white head. Citrusy aroma, followed by a light pale malt and not much bitterness. Overall, the structure is too smoothly mono-themed for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (910) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle from jeanu. Pours copper with white head. Hoppy, grassy aroma. Taste is hoppy, slight malt bitterness. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (806) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2015
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is a bright floral and citrus with supporting tones of light bread which eventually settles on a caramel aroma near the middle of the glass. The beer is clear and oily with an amber hue and a white head that has a light, filmy retention and only a light lace. The taste is a medium / medium high sweet and medium bitter. It’s smooth with a light zip of a carbonation, and a medium body with flavors of bread, caramel, and oranges that finishes crisp with spice and sweet citrus. The finish is a bit waxy with a citrus rind character that mellows quickly and leaves an aftertaste of mild toast and citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2685) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a clear amber with a thick, rocky, foamy white head. Aroma is floral with some hints of citrus. Really nice aroma. Flavor is slightly hoppy in bitterness with a nice malt backbone. Smooth. Slightly sweet. Overall, a very drinkable beer. Really nice. Better than many of the ratings.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vomit (192) - Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2015
Freeride hey? Isn’t that a gay song by a gay band? So mote it be. When you want a real "free ride" right to the Big House stick with Blatz, and in no time you will be in the joint singing the "Clang Bang went the Big Iron Door" Blues. Overall this beer while not a mouthful of horse piss is also not a 40 ouncer of Blatz. So put that in yer pipe & smoke it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (364) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle (12oz $1.80) Sort for a orange color with white head. Nice aroma. No real flavors stand out, its a straight forward Pale Ale. Little bitterness. Very drinkable, would drink again, not on the "regular" list.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (2210) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2015
golden orange pour, white head. Aromas of orange and grass. Light bitterness.


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