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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - SEP 2, 2012
I agree with Hopscotch. Candied dates really good. This is first rate stuff. Aroma is awesome. Crystal clear copper. Back ground bitterness. Big sweet beer.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mttan02 (29) - Tolleson, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2012
An interesting take on a doppelbock. Definite sweetness from the birch syrup, but not overpowering. I’d happily drink another.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (934) - , Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2012
bomber to glass; aroma of caramel. nice cloudy dirty beige pour. taste is sweeeeet; candied fruit, caramel and syrup. too sweet but still a nice brew

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tennisjoel (1161) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Normally not a fan of doppelbock. Not that I find it to be bad, but usually just more of a boring style in general. That said, this was a nice suprise. The birch syrup is a very nice touch. Very well executed, this is. Would purchase again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hair6a11 (1315) - Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle; Pour is murky dark golden amber with a modest fine bubbled khaki head in this dimpled mug; This is a brew that is slightly nutty on the nose; there is some sweet bread - and the syrup comes through - Dunno if I’ve had birch syrup before. Out of the gate there is a hint of metallic - there are more bready malts, more caramel sweetness with a bit of nuttiness ; the birch syrup is fairly heavy - this one is perhaps overly sweet; thankfully I have a sweet tooth here.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (655) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Copper pour with big eggy head. Tons of carbonation . Nose is strongly of birch syrup .great head retention and appearance Sweet syrup front, sweet and nutty malts to a bitter finish. The transition from front to back is a little too rapid. A decent doppel but too sweet for me.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
samarrr (24) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Pours cloudy redish/ copper with little off white head, little to no lacing. No prominent aroma if anything more if a sweet smell. Sweet, dark fruity taste, no hop bitterness, a little alcohol on the end. Not sure if the birch syrup adds to the flavor a whole lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2012
pours a semi-cloudy copper with a red tint, a small dirty white head, and a little lacing. smell is of roasted malts, caramel, some hops, a little yeast, and a tad bit of dark fruits. taste is creamy, maple syrup, caramel, and a few hops. ends thick but the aftertaste is weak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Tastes like it was just squeezed out of a tree. A little too sweet and syrupy but the unusual taste makes it work.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle... Clear dark orange lager with no head. The bouquet is a blend of birch syrup and candied dates. Full-bodied and chewy with tingly carbonation. The flavor leans a touch sweet with honey and birch, but is nicely balanced overall. Finishes moderately sweet. Bottle shared with the South Florida crew by newcigarz!


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