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RATINGS: 1178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.7
jtclockwork (17102) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Dark amber pour in glass. Better than average for its beer class. A little malty. Rated 8/13/02

3.3
brokensail (16631) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Pours a clear amber color with an off-white head. Sweet toffee and caramel malt aroma. A touch of bread, sweet grape, and a little bit of red fruit. Maybe a hint of banana. Sweet malt and grape on the palate. Toffee malt, a little bit of toasted bread, and some red fruits. Minimal hoppiness, just a little bit of floral hop character.

3.1
bhensonb (15630) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Aroma of malt and a bit of candy. Coppery amber color with virtually no head. Starts with a slightly smoky malt which goes to malt which stays with malt. A bit of hop shows up, keeping it palatable. Good. Not a hophead ale, but good.

3.5
djd07 (15356) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2010
On tap at pour 24 in ny,ny. Pours a clear copper with a small frothy white head. The aroma is a faint fruit malt with a faint cararamel. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet malt with raisin and caramel. Easy to drink a good amber ale from alaskan brewery.

3.3
Ratman197 (15228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2008
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and toasted malt. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a smooth lightly sweet finish.

3
Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2007
Bottle at "Stockholm Beer & Whiskey Festival 2007". Caramel, amber-malty, light metallic, ligh smokey notes, fruity, light crispness, light hoppy. Not bad...

3
DSG (15118) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 17, 2015
Can sample at Beer & Beyond. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, honey, toast, caramel, some fruitiness. Sweetish flavor, malty, toasty, with caramel and honey, a fruity note and a light bitterish note. Medium-bodied. Could use some more balancing bitterness, but quite alright.

3.4
Tmoney99 (14869) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Draft at Jakes in Billings, Mt. recommended by Stephanie. Dark amber color with an average frothy white head that diminished slowly. Moderate sweet hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Moderate sweet flavor with a balanced finish of average duration. Good drinkable brew.

3.5
Lubiere (14131) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2012
A reddish amber ale with a thick mocha head. In aroma, loads of biscuitty malt. maple, herbal hops, nice. In mouth, a smooth almost vinous malt, honey, smooth, very nice. Shared with Mike and friends, April 1, 2012.

4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2002
Slightly hazy deep amber with minimal head. Sweet caramelly aroma, supplemented by sugar cane. The flavor has what the aroma suggests, plus a bit of spiciness so it's not unbearably sweet. Minimal bitterness, but quite full bodied. Evokes Fuller's.


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