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RATINGS: 1588   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.


MitchWayne's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MitchWayne (263) - Kokkola, - MAY 30, 2009
2008 version. Black beer with light brown head. Smoky aroma, wet wood, chocolate, roasted malt. Vanilla like roasty taste with a nice bitterness in the end, the wood notes are lovely, bringing whisky into mind, the smokyness is there too but much more subdued here than I thought. I loved this beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jeroenhensen (221) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2015
Gedronken op onze bier proefavond. Één van de eerste smoked bieren die me goed bevalt.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1222) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours an opaque black with a high, fluffy, lacy, light tan head. Nose is smoke, rubber, coffee, chocolate, ash, and wet earth. On the tongue, the smoke is intense, but balanced; it’s very forward, followed by espresso and earthy notes. Not much sweetness at all, though there’s a little molasses and maple hanging around the edges just to keep it from being overwhelming. Really round, rich, and smooth on the tongue, with a long smoky finish. Intensely tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3306) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Black pour at home from 22oz bottle. Whiskey and sweet taste. Strong. A great beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1539) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2015
2014 Bottle stamped A2014.
Glass: Tired Hands wine glass.
Appearance: Black body with a creamy mocha head.
Aroma: The aroma is strong of smoke left on clothes after a campfire with a dash of bitter dark chocolate. Aromas of coffee are present, though subdued. The smoke is strong here but not out of order.
Taste: Smoke is prominent, like campfire, that lingers long after the sip. The malt base is a bit mild with hints of chocolate and roasted malts. The body and flavor isn’t as robust as the aroma though.
Palate: Medium to thick bodied, mild to moderate carbonation.
Overall: A darn fine smoked beer, one I would like to find on my local liquor store shelves. I wish the body had a little more umph to it though as well as the malt characteristic.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (556) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2015
-Short review. 2008 vintage- Sweet smokey notes with burnt espresso. Full palate. Overall: Impressive considering the ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (175) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 3, 2015
bottle at home. 2012 edition. black cloudy color. coffee colored head. lots of coffee smell, raisins, mulberry, some chocolate, smoky aroma. medium body, taste of chocolate, smoky, coffee, some dried fruits, again mulberry, very good lots of flavor, good medium bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gueuze (447) - - JAN 1, 2015
Sehr torfiger Geruch. Im Geschmack dann Rauch und ein bisschen wässrig. Kaum Bitter. Leichte Röstaromen.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tayeth (306) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2014
Geruch torfig-rauchig mit Sirup und Malz. Interessante Kombination. Sehr erdig im Geschmack, kalter Rauch, Schinken. Leider wenig süß und auch nicht die typischen Schokoladenaromen, die man in einem Porter erwarten würde. Vollmundigkeit nimmt etwas zu, sobald das Bier wärmer wird.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (458) - - DEC 27, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MisoW (1892) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours brown color, dark beige head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, smoked, vanilla, licorice. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet, coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, nicely smoked, vanilla.


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