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RATINGS: 433   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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The unique blend of the oats and malts in Alaskan Stout produce a balanced, smooth beer with hints of chocolate, coffee and caramel.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tourette (219) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2012
A little weak in the knees and boring for a stout. Nice balance and easy to drink though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (8066) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 28, 2015
12 oz bottle. 6.2%. Bottled on 04/22/15. (White Cross Liquor) Las Vegas, NV.
Black colour with a tiny tan ring. A mild aroma of roasted malt and milky sweetness. The flavour is roasted malt, vanilla, milky sweetness, mild coffee and some mild bitterness. Very easy to drink. Thinnish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FrenchieK (20) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours pretty much black with an average size diminishing light-brown head. Aroma of caramel malt and chocolate. Taste is somewhat disappointing-- malt, a mild sourness and light hops but I didn’t get any coffee or chocolate and it’s pretty watery and thin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2264) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Label States 6.2%. Clear, dark, chestnut brown. Halo of tan head. Light coffee. Milk chocolate. Oaty, milky sweetness. Drinks milky sweet. Light dry. Smooth palate. Soft carbonation to match. Ends light sweet. Easy drinking, albeit a bit one dimensional.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3164) - Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 5/12/2015. Pours clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, molasses, toast, brown bread, light smoke, light dark fruit, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, molasses, toast, brown bread, light smoke, light dark fruit, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, molasses, toast, brown bread, light smoke/dark fruit, and herbal/roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness, balance, and complexity of dark/roasted/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice oatmeal stout style. All around good balance, complexity, and robustness of dark/roasted/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WABeerFiend (301) - - JAN 16, 2015
Best by date of 08.12.14. Poured from a 12 oz into a tumbler on 05.23.14. A: Midnight black with some red. It has no head but some fizziness when pouring. S: Roasty chocolate. Sweet smelling. T: Chocolate, caramel, and raisin are dominant. Char, apple, vanilla, and oak are subtle. M: Creamy. Has maybe too much carbonation for a stout. O: The roastiness is not overpowering. The oak quality was surprising. This is a go-to stout.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fidelis83 (2125) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Near black pour with a one finger, creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roast, wet campfire char, a little spice and Riesens candy. Flavor is roast, roasted nuts, cardboard, dark toasted granola, caramel, cocoa, dark fruity esters, a hint of dark roast coffee and a sort of weird tart, electrolytic finish. Light, thin and dry body, medium to heavy, sharp and blanketing carbonation, dry, thin, chalky and slightly acidic finish. It is still pretty good despite many flaws, but due to being crazy thin, oxidized and oddly sour I think it is probably pretty old and possibly infected.... After checking the best by date it is nearly two months beyond that date, so I will revisit this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (4339) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Aroma is dark malts, acidic fruit and a hint of chocolate. The flavor is dark malts, chocolate, mild coffee notes, fruit and a long and very acidic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6600) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"as stouts go, this one is just ok...but i still like stouts. nice, roasted aroma. you have to work a little too hard to get to it though. medium bodied dry finish."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5342) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Brown black pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and a hinto coffee. Flavor is semi sweet chocolate a touch of coffee with a good malt bitter finish. Medium bodied with smooth carbonation. Pretty nice

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2709) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Alaskan Stout (oatmeal stout); 6.2%; 12 oz bottle consumed in Redwoods Park. Opaque black-brown; weak tan head that leaves spotty lacing. Aroma: dark bread with hints of molasses, coffee and dark fruits Flavor: Does not deliver on the promise of the aroma. Moderate level of dark roasted malts flavor. Tame. Coffee. Faint, roasty aftertaste. Feel: medium-light carbonation. Medium-light body. O: OK for style.


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