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RATINGS: 546   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Just when you’ve had enough of winter, we release Alaskan Summer Ale in March. This traditional Kölsch beer is a great way to celebrate warmer weather and more daylight. Its crisp, clean flavor is the perfect complement for crab, halibut, salads and longer days.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Deep yellow almost gold pour with creamy white head. Aroma is corn and perfumy/floral hops. Slight malt on the front with a touch of floral hops. Light bodied with slightly aggressive carbonation. Pretty solid.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (1953) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Clear gold pour with a thin, creamy white head. Aroma is sweet malt, cereal, over ripe tree fruit, sweet grass and a little doughy yeast. Flavor is sweet and cereal malt up front, toast, apple chips light biscuit, sharp raw yeast and grassy and light floral hops. Light, slightly slick and syrupy feel, medium carbonation. Good stuff overall, not great, the bready yeast notes throw it a bit off though.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (2817) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Typical of the style, but clean, nice. Malty, grassy aroma. The flavor follows. Sweet. The finish is sweet, light noble hops. Decent overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thefederalist (289) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to Terri and Mark for sharing. Pours a blonde amber with a large white head. Aroma of Germanic yeast and multivitamins. Flavor is sweet with no bitterness. Can’t even detect aroma hops. Not fizzy enough for a summer beer. Just boring.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Herbicles69 (51) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2014
From bottle poured into a pint glass. Nice head and nice golden body. Taste exactly how you would expect a kolsch to taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pdx76 (627) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle - pours clear golden with medium white head. Nose of grain, grass, and cloves. Taste is of grain, sweet grass, and malt. Easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1367) - Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2014
From bottle. Clear golden with white head. Aroma is honey, caramel malt, and grass. Taste is similar, with quite a sweet honey profile. A little too heavy for a kölsch, but a nice summer ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hitit345 (14) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2014 Aroma - sweet hay. Appearance - appears darker than how it tastes, has look as if it should have fuller taste. It is a kolsch though, it?s not supposed to be super hoppy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1955) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Draft at The Oak. Bright, clear gold pour with a small ring of head and a little lacing. Aroma is sweet, grainy malt with some flowers and hay. Tastes crisp and sweet. Honey candy, flowers, sweet cereal grain, and a light fruitiness. An above average kolsch.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
o_Merlin_o (178) - California, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours an amazingly clear ale with bright white head and average lacing. Slightly metallic aroma, with a hint of skunkiness like a Heineken. Lightly sweet palate with a pleasant candy flavor. Just light, not a major characteristic of the beer. A rather nice and drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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