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RATINGS: 1202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
The name of this beer style comes from the German word “alt” meaning “old”. This refers to the aging that alts undergo since they ferment more slowly and at colder temperatures than most ales. Slow fermentation helps condition the flavors in Alaskan Amber, contributing to its overall balance and smoothness.

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DrnkMcDermott (3285) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2018
Draft shaker at EvenFlow, Geneva. Damn, but this is a fine beer! Draft is a nice bright brown color, with a half-finger spongy head. Smell brings up nice deep malts, caramel with a bit of chocolate, and a light German noble hop nose. The taste shows its "alt" character up front. Roasty but mellowed malts. I'm thinking there's a bit of oats here for smoothness, but I see no evidence otherwise. The maltiness also makes this feel a little higher in alcohol than its "average" abv. No "spice," just caramel again, and a bit of cocoa. Hops are fully in balance, with perhaps a sidecar of Cascades to make it interesting.

DraftMaestro2 (332) - Whiteley, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2018
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2018 Draft at the Jenny Lake Lodge. Pleasant amber altbier with lots of malt flavours

jamaty (2362) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2018
Color té, tostada. Escasa espuma poco duradera. Aroma malteado y acaramelado. En boca paso fácil, algo aguada. Acaramelada con toque ligeramente ácido.

riggsfc61 (327) - Franklin, North Carolina, USA - AUG 5, 2018
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2018 Found in bottle from variety pack from binnys in Springfield, Illinois. Nice amber color with mild malt aroma. Didn't enjoy the taste as much. No weird aftertaste but just a bit lacking throughout.

bierwolf78 (467) - De Weere, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2018
Donkergeel bier met een volle kaki schuimkraag. Aroma's van mout, karamel, gedroogd fruit, brooddeeg. Heeft een olieachtige textuur in het glas en is op het eind kruidig, iets bitter en droog.

Grumbo (6324) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2018
29/6/2018. Draft at Yard House at The Linq, Laz Vegas. Pours amber brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, fruit, malt, biscuit and a hint of chocolate and spice. Medium sweetness with moderate bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, average to soft carbonation.

ChainGangGuy (5060) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2018
BEST BY: 082918. Appearance: Pours a crystal clear, dark amber-toned body with a diminishing, white head. Smell: A sweet-smelling nose of cold toast, grains and apple candy as well as some supporting, smaller accents of spice, nut shells. Taste: Malty, fruity fare with toasted nuts, breadcrusts and grains rounded by a toffee-brown sugar-like sweetness. Strong apple note. Gently spicy, lightly floral hops with a reserved bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Lightly carbonated. Overall: A sweetish, malty one, though it's not problematically cloying. I haven't crossed paths with this one in many, many years.

Bikegary (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2018
Nice medium amber color. Not much aroma. Amber head didn't last. Seemed fizzy in the mouth. Light body. Might be too cold and too carbonated. Held in mouth malt flavor comes out with mild hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

wilmst (51) - - APR 7, 2018
I like hoppy beers. This is not one of them but omg is it GREAT!!! Superb malty flavor and smooth as your wifes leg. Perfectly sweet. Goes down so easily it will leave you wanting another and another. YUM YUM ��!!!!! via Beer Buddy for iPhone

joelfurrer (20) - - MAR 5, 2018
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2018 Wonderful rich color, nice head. A very nice smooth malty flavor. I think that this may be a new go-to ale.

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