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RATINGS: 1685   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   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.


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
igel (196) - New Mexico, USA - JAN 4, 2006
2005 bomber. Appearance is black, opaque. No real co2 is noticeable. The head is tan with limited body that dissipates quickly. Aroma is at first smoky with bubblegum notes – sweet charcoal. The palate is lighter and more watery than expected with tartness noticeable toward the middle with a lingering metallic hop finish. Flavor is sweet and, smokey with a tinny hop finish. My expectations were high due the overwhelming response to this beer. I, however, was thoroughly disappointed and found it to be poorly balanced with no follow through. Perhaps my lack of exposure to the style has left me without enough experience to accurately critique this concoction.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weordie (567) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2016
Pours black with a large tan head that leaves a thin lacing. The aroma is a strong, peat smoke smell. A nice, smooth porter with the flavours of cigars, peat, earth and vanilla.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PabloZab (834) - Wroclaw, POLAND - JAN 16, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2016 Butelka 0.5l (26.12.2026). Piwo totalnie czarne, nieprzejrzyste. Piana bezowa, obfita, drobna, calkiem trwala, ladnie oblepiajaca scianki szkla odmierzajac kazdy lyk. W aromacie wyrazna wedzonka o szynkowym charakterze. W smaku palone z dlugim i bardzo wyraznym wedzony posmakiem przyjemnie gryzacym w jezyk. Piwo pelne, tresciwe w odczuciu ale pijalne a leciutko sciagajaca goryczka fajnie pobudza slinianki do pracy, az chce sie wziac nastepny lyk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patdelichte (174) - - JAN 15, 2016
15-01-2016, CP, flink gegist Smoked porter 2012. Caramel, geroosterd malt. Lekkere gerookte nasmaak die lang blijft hangen.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McDef85 (34) - ITALY - JAN 12, 2016
Affumicato delicato, meno aggressivo delle classiche rauch. Aromi di caffè, cioccolato, liquirizia. Retrogusto caratteristico che ricorda l’aceto balsamico.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Twitchy (1) - RUSSIA - JAN 4, 2016 does not count
Exceptional balance of smokey malt, sweet chocolate, and coriander aroma taste. Pairs well with red meats: burgers & steaks.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (858) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 4, 2016
Dark brown to black colored, small beige to tan head, not very lasting, nice lacing. Aroma is of black and roasted malts and quite smokey. Taste is medium sweet caramalt, dark chocolate, roasted malt and decent amounts of smoke, medium roasted bitterness, lasting smoked bacon finish. Full- bodied, average- carbonation, creamy.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
seuinoz (187) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2016
One of the best smoked Porters I have ever had. Aroma has a bonfire smoke smell to it. Taste is a chocolate smoke. Sits really well on the palate. All around a awesome smoked Porter

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Serapac (294) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle. Black black, next to no head. Aroma chocolate, faint smoked cedar wood. Taste milk chocolate, coffee. Finish bitter chocolate. Lovely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moebbels (613) - FINLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle aged for about four years, BBE 09/18/2012. A clear very dark mahogany body with a large brown head that settles to a thin layer. Nose has nice smoky notes, oak, bacon, smoked meat, caramel and bourbon. Taste is mildly sweet with heavy smoky accents and a mild dry finish. Soft carbonation and medium to thin palate. Quite nice smoked beer with pleasant aromas and smooth flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matbli (189) - Poznań, POLAND - JAN 1, 2016
bottle, pours dark brown with strong beige head. Aroma of cocoa, caramel, smoke, roasted malt, earth and raisins. Quite high sweetness with a slightly ashy bitterness in finish. Not worth that money but still a nice brew.


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