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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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmzl (82) - SLOVENIA - APR 2, 2014

Look: Pours with huge, thick, mostly very fine bubbles (some big ones in the middle), head. Good, slow, sticky retention (big bubbles breakdown principle). Leaves a thin, creamy top layer and fair amount of lacing. Dark brown with strong amber hue, can’t see through but seems relatively clear.

Smell: Smoked, first associations were of light pork meat but combined with salty notes it creates a raw smoked salmon smell - fantastic. Also some light fruity notes, watermelon and little sweet tomatoes. Porter backbone is present, but light - milk chocolate warmth. It’s very clean.

Taste: Light sweet middle, some hints of chocolate, caramel, dates, coffee. Very light sour and mineral notes. All builds up and goes to very clear, clean medium bitterness, mostly ash smoke with a bit of roast. Very smooth, light porter milkiness with light hop presence at the end too.

Mouthfeel: Medium, medium heavy body feel, silky, smooth - very good. Fills the mouth completely.

Overall: It’s very clean, the salmon smoke character is very unique and outstanding, porter backbone is barely noticeable. A very interesting example of the style and good representation that the smoke can do some unique and superb shit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vikingguy (794) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Near black. Aroma of beef jerky. Taste is smokey dark malt. Not much else. I don't love smoke beers but this isn't bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
perezs25 (39) - - MAR 25, 2014
Thin tan head dissipated quickly, low lacing. Deep brown liquid. Moderate dose of smokey aroma but reminded me more of old camp dire ash more than smoke use in foods. Detected some bandaid smell, but may be the smoke and not necessarily phenolic. Smoke taste present throughout and slightly overpowers malt (or hops if any?). Moderate body, finishes very dry with lingering smoke. Interesting beer and ok balance, but I was expecting better based on the many good reviews and references. I wish the smoke character was more pleasant and not so ash-like ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2144) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
15.02.2014. 0,65l Bottle. RBNG-14. Black colour with tan head. Smoked aroma with dark malts, coffe and burnt roasted malts. Campfire! Real smoky flavours. Dark malts makes the body and there is a good bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1416) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle, 2013 edition. Black with a medium sized tan head. Smokey nose. Flavour is also dominated by smoke with notes of charcoal, a bit meaty, roasted malt, chocolate, Medium body, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter with some light acidity. Very soft and pleasant and not overdone so it’s also pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeebon (168) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
I had a bottle from 2012. This is a beautiful beer, smokey yet not overly meaty which is good. Very smooth and wonderfully balanced mix of flavours going on.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Momodorian (20) - - MAR 17, 2014
Birra dall’aroma pungente che caratterizza anche il sapore finale.Al palato,la struttura oleosa si aggiunge alla ricchezza del cioccolato,creando un contrasto con il sapore di frutti di bosco. Peccato però...è finita subito!!! :-P

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (903) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
Shared 2013 bomber. Thanks Ben! Very murky dark brown, minimal cap. Aroma is a good balance of coffee, smoke, chocolate. Taste is sweet and fairly bitter. Medium carbonation, dry finish. Chalky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (765) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Systembolaget (79:-). Rök, charkuterier, rostad malt, en del sötma, medelfyllig. En ganska rökig avslutning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6486) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Sampled at the 2014 Untapped festival in Fort Worth. Pours a hazy near black with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has lots of smoke and roasted malts, with notes of bacon and dark grains. Flavor has a smoked dark grains and roasted malts with a hint of bacon.

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