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Alaskan Birch Bock

Top 10 Spring Beers

Alaskan Birch Bock, one of our Top Spring Beers

Alaskan Birch Bock
Alaskan Brewing Company - Juneau, AK

The narrow, white trunk and light green foliage of the Alaska paper birch is a fitting depiction on the label, as both this tree and beer are uniquely Alaskan. This beer is a taste of the Northwest, with ingredients including Alaskan birch maple syrup, glacier-fed water, a blend of Pacific Northwest hop varieties and premium two-row and specialty malts. Birch trees produce abundant sap in April and May, making spring the perfect time to utilize the syrup. This copper-colored Doppelbock-style ale is a nice blend of birch maple syrup that's not too sweet, allowing the undertones of birch, figs and spun sugar to come through, giving it a subtle woodsy character.

Style: Bock
ABV:
8.5 percent
Price:
$9 / 22 oz. bottle

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