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RATINGS: 1571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The dark, robust body and pronounced smoky flavor of this limited edition beer make it an adventuresome taste experience. Alaskan Smoked Porter is produced in limited "vintages" each year and, unlike most beers, may be aged in the bottle, much like fine wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ametras (484) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
[2013] 22oz bottle. Deep brown with a frothy tan head. Flavors are smoked meat, roasted malts, molasses, chocolate, coffee, charred wood, caramel, licorice with fruity and salty notes. Medium to full body, moderate carbonation, smooth texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
rich and intensely flavored" is right...for better or worse. Most people love or hate this beer. the smokiness is anything but subtle. A good dose in the nose. While in the mouth, the big full bodied porter qualities get to come out and play, but the finish is almost all smoke...and is there a hint of fishiness in that finish? recommended. definitely unique. stones is a touch thinner, but easier to drink. i like this beer (my wife hates it) but i donít think iíd want to polish off a 22 by myself."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karstenborg (311) - DENMARK - OCT 16, 2014
Dark brown with a medium brown head. Aroma is coffee, smoke, ham and grain. Taste is chocolate, coffee and malt

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3197) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle at home, 2012 vintage. Pours black, dry and bitter, smokier as it warms.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2463) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottles from Rehills, Newcastle and Safeway, Heaton, Newcastle (now closed). 2012 Vintage aged for 2 years before drinking. This inky black beer pours with a thin tan head. It has a slight sour red fruity flavour, liquorice and salty brine notes followed by a gentle smoked finish. Superb!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (779) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2014
22oz bottle - pours black with dark brown head . Wonderful smoked malt aroma . Silky smooth . Smoke , dark cocoa , mild roast coffee , mild smoke finish ... Could drink this all day . Excellent ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solvaris (106) - - OCT 4, 2014
Toll für Whisky Liebhaber ---- personal review, no claim to be representative or neutral ---- repost undesired --- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (1381) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
2012 vintage bottle from the Trembling Madness in York. Pours black with a thin tan head. Starts rich and meaty with a fair amount of spiciness. Peaty smoke on the finish. Very good quite intense beer there are chocolate notes and a little coffee too. Slight band aid finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (100) - New York, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Had a bunch of times and it does differ, vintage to vintage. But it is always really good. Never a distracting problem always great smoke aroma and roasty charcter, and always perfect head and carbonation. A++++ brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (903) - Oregon, USA - SEP 22, 2014
On tap at Apex. 2012 vintage. A: Deep black, cappuccino head, good lacing. N: Band-aids, campfire ashes, some cocoa, bacon fat, and a hint of lactose. T: Big smoke, good sweetness. M: Medium-heavy body. A touch creamy. O: After the Baltique, this one is appreciably less rich. The smoke elements are still there, but it does fall short in comparison. At the same time, this is a venerable beer and itís still worth your time, especially aged.

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