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Alaskan Birch Bock is made from glacier-fed water, a blend of Pacific Northwest hop varieties, premium two-row and specialty malts and birch syrup from the Alaska Birch Syrup Company and Kahiltna Birchworks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAR 31, 2012
22 oz. bottle from Total Wine - Pours a hazy light brown color with a half finger thick light tan head. Aroma and flavor is esters and lightly sweetened malt. The malt sweetness lingers in the finish. medium body. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MADhombrewer (18) - Oregon, USA - MAR 29, 2012
22oz bottle Appearance- Dark orange almost crimson coloring. Small tan head. Little lacing. Smell- A sweet, dull, maple aroma. Accompanied with sweet caramel smell. Taste- Again with the sweet caramel. Very balanced with a bit of a hop presence at the end. The alcohol is well hidden even though there is a little heat in my stomach. Mouthfeel- On par for the style Overall- Good beer. Better than I anticipated. I figured it to be way too sweet, but it was not. This is not something I would cellar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RSRIZZO (1850) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2012
22oz bottle poured into a Stem glass at 40°. Color is a deep amber with good carbonation and a small off white head. Aroma of lightly roasted malt with a hint of oak. It has a medium body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor of honey, light oak, a touch of vanilla and some hop spice. After taste is lightly bitter with a bit of citrus coming out and the oak like taste hanging on the end. Overall its a very good brew with mellow yet complex flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (1376) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Draft at Stub & Herb's. Deep amber pour, thin white head, cloudy, some lacing. Nose is sweet citrus and a touch of malt. Mouthfeel is nice, good carbonation and a little sticky. Hops, malt and the birch syrup are well balanced. A nice, unusual beer - keep them coming Alaskan! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6318) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle from Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours reddish brown with a decent beige head and a treacle aroma. There is a sweet cola and molasses flavor with a bitter finish. Strange and interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Chestnut/light mohagany pour with a small eggshell head. Lots of honey, brown sugar, caramel, toffee, and slight metallic qualities. The tin, steel, copper taste isn’t enjoyable. Unfortunate!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boFNjackson (4099) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Tap @ BeerMongers... Poured burnt orange/amberish with a thin, beige head. Very sweet. A little bit of a throw up taste in the finish. Sappy, syrup, dark sugar sweetness. Candied malt. Low yeast esters with an astringent character too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2012
22 oz. from Chuck’s. Not sure exactly what birch syrup tastes like, but this ia one sweet beer. Not sure I really like it which is a bummer because I always look forward to the Pilot Series beers. It does look awfully appetizing, beautiful ruby amber color.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
V1_Vr_V2 (9) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 17, 2012 does not count
Very smooth caramel flavor. Birch syrup is definitley present in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a quick frothy off white head that fades to a foamy thin film. Aroma is bitter sweet with a bitter sweetness and sweet malt scent that fades with syrup malt. Taste is malt and bitterness that finishes sweet like syrup and dry like bark. Palate is medium and sticky slick with a drying finish. Not bad brew with a lackluster personality!

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