RateBeer
overall
77
87
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rugged yet smooth, Kodiak Brown Ale balances caramel and roasted malts with enticing Northwest hops. Perle and Willamette hops accent without overpowering this American brown ale’s intrepid maltiness. The result is uniquely delicious.

Inspired by the adventurous spirit readily found in Alaska, Kodiak Brown Ale invites you to take the road less traveled. Kodiak has remained one of our most popular beers since we first fired up the brew kettle in 1995, proving that Alaskans are not afraid of the dark.

Pair Kodiak Brown Ale with comfort foods—macaroni and cheese, lasagna, burritos; pub grub—burgers, nachos, deep-fried bites—and just about anything prepared on the grill. You can also just kick back and enjoy a tall cool one when you want to relax and enjoy LiFe.


LtDan's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LtDan (1805) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - NOV 24, 2012
From 12 oz. can to glass

Appearance: Pours brown with a thin tan film of tight bubbles.

Aroma: Chocolate roast, walnuts and bread crust.

Taste: Roasted malt, bread crust, euro hop spice with a little twang at the end.

Mouthfeel: On the thin side of medium bodied and prickly.

Overall: A brown ale that wasn’t bad but didn’t knock my socks off. Very easy to drink for those not looking for a sessionable hoppy pale.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (400) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Can, deep brown beer, light almond colored head, decent lace. Aroma raisin, dark malt, molasses. Taste is dark malt, chocolate, caramel, faint coffee, raisin and dark fruit. Can’t believe I’ve never had this! Palate is smooth, carbonation soft and subdued. Quite good!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1986) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma: caramel, sweet grain malts, honey, Appearance: hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: bread and light toasted malts, very light coffee, soft carbonation, medium body. Overall: pleasant Brown Ale, nice aroma. Van from Midnight Sun Brewing, Anchorage.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2782) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 16, 2015
on tap @ Humpy’s / Anchorage AK --- Clear dark amber color, beige head cover, solid curtain of lace. Taste is full-bodied semi-sweet malt that moves through the swallow, gathering fizz and light hops along the way to a smooth lingering finish. Not at all overpowering, but still recommended.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (1185) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Pours haY brown/amber color with tan head. Aroma is biscuit malt, nutty, caramel, molasses. Flavor is toasted biscuit malt, caramel, brown sugar, mineral notes. Malty, yeasty finish with slight hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1747) - FINLAND - MAY 25, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2015 Pours brown with light beige head. Aroma is nuts, roasted and toffee. Flavour is sweet, nutty and light roasted. A bit watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6889) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Can from Top Hops, NY. Medium brown in colour, with a decent, off-white, head. Sweet, toffee and berry fruits, with a hint of nuttiness and toasty malts, leading to a gentle finish with a hoppy edge. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1160) - California, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pours a hazy brown color with a white head. Caramel, toffee, toast and earthy aroma. Caramel, toffee, toast, chocolate and nut flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a toast and caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1107) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2015
Can. Hazy brown beer with a small beige head. Aroma is malty with notes caramel, bread, chocolate, herbs, hay and vanilla. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, bread, chocolate, herbs, hay and vanilla. Very well balanced.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kespecial (128) - - JAN 17, 2015
A decent, if unexceptional, brown ale. Smooth with caramel and nutty flavors. Hint of raisin. A little sweet for my taste, though true to style with assertive flavors. Not the best from Midnight Sun, but not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zvikar (4000) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks kerenmk. Pours brown to orange hazy with a nice beige head, aroma of fruits, rotten fruits, oxidation, flavor is bitter with fruits, over ripe fruits, chocolate, medium bodied.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 29


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50