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RATINGS: 1618   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
aenima (292) - Askim, - MAY 2, 2013
Aroma of smoked cherry wood. Not that complex but a nice flavour. Good carbonation. Soft and silky. Taste is quite smoky. In the background I find some chocolate. Not that complex.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
melush (1151) - SPAIN - APR 16, 2015
UPDATED: APR 17, 2015 Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. (Vintage 2012) @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, smoked bacon, sweet, chocolate / Malta tostada, bacon ahumado, dulce, chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3197) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
Sample, draught, during the Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savoured on October 4 2014; eye: black, opaque, tiny ring of grayish brown head, no lacing; nose: smoky, meaty, malt; mouth: smoky, meaty, malt, light hops, meaty finale with smoky presence, full body, average carbonation, lightly bitter, rich texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, en fût, lors du Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savourée le 4 octobre 2014; œil : noire, opaque, petit anneau de mousse brun-gris, pas de dentelle; nez : fumé, viandeux, malt; bouche : fumé, viandeux, malt, léger houblon, finale viandeuse avec présence de fumé, corsé, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement amère, texture riche; en résumé : bien

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
axl (110) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
650ml bottle of 2012 vintage. Black with tall but fairly quickly disappearing beige-brown head leaving some lacing. Smoky, peaty aroma with some tar, liqorice and hints of coffee and chocolate in the background. Taste is dominated by smoke, peat and roasted malts and grains but also has some bitter coffee and chocolate and hints of tar. Very nice smoke character and a good porter, just a little too thin on the mouthfeel, maybe drinking fresher or aging longer would’ve fixed that though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PeatyPete (459) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Version 2013. Black with mocha color foam. Smoky aroma and roasted malt with some fruit in the background. Taste of dark chocolate and coffee with a bitter finish of roasted malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mario_giri (141) - SWITZERLAND - APR 4, 2015
Endlich ein ausgewogenes Rauchbier, das nicht nach Schinken und Speck riecht. Angenehme Raucharomen, etwas Schokolade. Leicht Bitter im Antrunk, fruchtig nach Pflaumen, trockenfrüchten. Recht voll, kaum Säure, wenig Co2. Rauch ist immer präsent aber nie penetrant. Fein.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1397) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAR 23, 2015
Couleur noire, légère mousse brune. Fort nez de chocolat, malté un peu fumé et notes douces. Gout malté, chocolat avec note fumées et amères (café) et notes de fruits secs et tourbe en fin de bouche, voir caramel et réglisse. Corps onctueux. Pas mal

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (204) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2015
0,651 l bottle from P&M Getränke, 2008 vintage. Clear, very dark red to black with a thin, foamy, slowly diminishing, tan head. Heavy and dominating aroma of dark chocolate, accompanied by more subtle hints of smoke, raisins, sherry and coffee. Sweetish taste of dark chocolate, followed by sherry and a subtle smokiness along with a gentle sourish note. Rather long, slightly bitter finish with lots of smoke and dark chocolate. Very nice to see the different flavours emerging one after another. Thin to medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, absolutely flat. Really good vintage beer. It has all the complexity you would expect from it as the different flavours are not just overpowered by the smoke. The body has not thinned out that much so that this beer is a very nice sipper. However, it lacks a bit of excitement preventing it from getting top scores.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (604) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: pitch black, minimal off-white head. Aroma: Smoked meat, wood, coffee, tobacco, bitter chocolate, rasins. Palate: medium to full body, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ikigai (61) - California, USA - MAR 13, 2015
3/14/15 from bomber dated 10/06/14. Nice chocolately head and color. Malty smokey flavor without much bitterrness. Very good. Kind of a leathery woody aroma and taste. One of the best porters I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (220) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a medium head. In 2012 version aroma is smoky bacon with a hints of roasted notes. 2008 version aroma is different - a lot of smoked plums. Taste is smoky, rather sweet with roasted, caramel notes. Medium body, light carbonation. Very good smoked porter.


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