Alaskan Brewing was founded in Juneau, AK, in 1986 by Geoff and Marcy Larson. It's a privately held company with 75 employees. It is a regional craft brewer of Ales--distributing to 10 states on the USA west coast (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Oregon, Nevada, California, Arizona). Alaskan Brewing uses glacier fed water and is an all malt brewer--producing 5 year-round products (Amber, Pale, White Ale, Oatmeal Stout, IPA) and 5 seasonals (Summer Ale, Winter Ale, Barley Wine, Baltic Porter, and Smoked Porter).
Alaskan Brewing is focused on making Internationally recognized quality malt beverages: it's the leading medal winner at the Great American Brewing Festival among craft brewers (and 3rd place among all brewers behind AB and Coors), and has won numerous international awards.