Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Formerly known As Alaskan Belgian Wit

Brewed with coriander, bitter orange peel and malted wheat, Alaskan White Ale has a light and crisp body pleasant tartness followed by slightly spicy aftertaste. The malted wheat gives the beer a more full and lightly malty mouthfeel. There is an aroma and flavor of wheat and coriander, with a dry and refreshingly carbonated finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - SEP 7, 2009
12oz bottle. Very lightly hazed gold-copper color with a lasting white head. Lots of orange and spices in the aroma like a sweet spiced cake. The flavor is herbal and spicy with a citrus note and some sweet toasty malt. Chunky in body and pretty much missing the lean refreshing quality of of a god wit. Over-spiced overall, and more like a christmas ale than a wit, with more malt than it knows what to do with.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bockyhorsey (2628) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle. Decent witbier coriander spice aroma. Gold body with white head. Flavor was little to watery and soapy with some hint of lemon zest. Little bland on palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2371) - Linda Vista, California, USA - AUG 29, 2009
Bottle from Pizza Port bottle shop: Poured a clear golden honey color with a firm standing of film for a head. In the nose, a zesty aroma of spices and citrus peel shavings of some kind. The flavor gives off a strong taste of spices such as coriander, pepper and lemon peel shavings but the flavor is also backed by a heavier serving of malts unlike most other white ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (3045) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2009
[bottle] Oranges dominate the nose with some sour wheat and coriander. Hazy bronze covered by thin white. Almost artificial, refreshing orange flavour with some wheat sourness and bitterness and a coriander note. Slightly more sourness would make this very refreshing, inviting beer. Herbal wheat sour finish, medium carbonation, light to medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
graham515 (537) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2009
Pours a muddled yellow into the glass with a nice white head. Aroma is orange sweetness. Flavor reminds me of orange tang; an artificial orange flavor dominates the profile. Not bad but would not buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dkoonce (911) - Peoples Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2009
On tap at the brewery. A very typical beer of the style. My problem was the coriander, it was so strong, it tasted like cloves.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8745) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 16, 2009
12 oz bottle thanks to Mikey. Pours a clear golden color with a large white head. The aroma is nice banana and malty notes, light yeast as well. The flavor is very nice; a rich mix of malts, banana esters, some spices and citrus. Well made and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Clear golden with a very short lived fizzy white head. Bready Belgian yeast aroma. Odd vaguely orange taste dominated by malt flavors.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arondee (601) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Pours a light hazy yellow with a small white head. Tons of carbonation, a litle bit of lacing around the edges. Aroma is banana and lemon peel. The taste is artificial banana, with some lemon peel and spices. Im not a fan. The banana taste bothers me. Its easy to drink but not very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2009
Pours a lightly hazed golden color with a towering, fluffed platinum blond head. Decent little fingers of lace. Nice spicy, yeasty, slightly alcoholic nose. Bodys light, and the carbonation really is sparkling enough to give it a bit of crispness. Truth in packaging! Phew. Spicy, yeasty, slightly corny mid-palate. Mild yeasty finish.

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