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Skagway Spruce Tip Blonde
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Our signature ale, brewed with spruce tips is a favorite of tourists and locals alike.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nakedwhendrunk (2135) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2014 On tap at the brewpub. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt golden orange color with a bar pour’s kind of slim head that didn’t leave any lacing. The smell definitely had the piney sprucy notes - subtle, smooth, delicate and bringing in a light citrus aspect that was good. The taste replicated the smell. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed good for the style and for me. Overall, this was a well done herbed/spice ale that does the trick to hit the spot!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2818) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2014
At brewery. Strong aroma of pine needles. Flavor of fruit, berries, malt, and of course pine needles. The finsh is pine, citrus and touch of diacteyl. Medium body. Clear gold color. Pretty good overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (2948) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2014
really enjoyed this one. it has a nice citrus in the foreground that was clean. the taste of the spruce fell in the back and it just down very well all the way.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
epruittftw (19) - fort worth, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Drinking on draft at skagway brewing during a cruise stop. Nice light blond beer. Went great with fish and chips.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (729) - Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Their featured beer. I thought would be a little better since the rest weren’t bad at all. I would put it in the middle of the pack for them. Number 1 being their salmon sandwich.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mully262 (56) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2013
This is the best blonde I have ever had. The aroma is very appealing, and has the unique taste of the spruce tips. The taste is unlike anything, as the beer is unique, but delicious and very palatable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike67 (788) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours brilliant golden with white head. Aroma is very fruity: cranberries, apples and cherries. Body medium and crisp. Taste fruity, floral, woody and some caramel malt. Finish is long and fruity. Overall this is interesting brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10670) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Draft sample. Poured clear amber color with an average frothy white head that was lasting and produced good lacing. Moderate resin spruce hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth slick texture with soft carbonation. Moderate spruce bittersweet flavor with with a moderate bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This a solid beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (3228) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Growler sample from Stacy after her Alaska trip. Pours cloudy orange with thin white head and lacing. Aromas of hops, spruce, wood, malts. Taste is moderately refreshing with spruce, maple, pine, and fruit coming through.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 5, 2011
Rating from my backlog. On tap at the brewery. Hay-colored pour with a trim white head. Smells like Christmas -- loaded with juniper and pine. Sticky on the palate with sap. This was highly touted for the recipe’s history, but was probably their worst beer.


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