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RATINGS: 578   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Popoff91 (93) - Oregon, USA - MAY 29, 2016
12-ounce bottle in a pint glass. Pours dark amber. Not bad; a little heavier than I think of for a "Summer" ale, but good nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Smoothsippin (48) - Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2016
Pours a dark golden with a white head. Earthy aroma. Mildly sweet/ bittersweet into the mouth and on the swallow. Lingering finish, pleasantly so. Refreshing and a decent summer beer. Not bad for the kolsch style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (2034) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Bland, even for the style. Clear golden color. Modest head. No alcohol evident. Average body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (1399) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Pours a transparent gold with a thin, long-lasting white head. Aroma is sweet bread and slight citrus hops. Flavor is very sweet bread malts. Has a crisp body. Nothing too remarkable, but still decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2015

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hero12 (184) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Darker yellow color and spicy floral hops aroma. Sweet bread taste with light and somewhat sticky mouth feel and carbonation. Fairly clean and refreshing finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1378) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear amber yellow brew with white head that settles down to a steady scrum. Aroma of light caramel with mild hops. Taste is light caramel up front iwth a late blooming mild bitter at the finish. Ends a little sour with a bit of lingering sweetness. Very enjoyable and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (2784) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 10, 2015
I’ll be the first to rate this at a non airport venue, which funny, I have to go there tonight. Draft pour pint at the Safe. Pours an amber color with a thin patchy head. Rich malt flavor with a sweet finish. Not typical for the style for sure. Overall not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours fairly clear gold with no head. Nose is grain and DMS. Taste is sweet with a little creaminess. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
furthur (879) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle on airplane, clear orangy amber, frothy white head faded. Aroma is richly malty and lightly fruity. Taste is pale malt, a touch of citrus, and yeasty dough. Finish just touched bitter. Palate is light, carbonation is, yes, soft and full. Not bad.

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