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Allagash Saison Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

458 Ratings
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Ratings: 458
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 13
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Saison is our interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse style. It is a golden hued beer, brewed with a 2-Row blend, malted rye, oats and dark Belgian candi sugar. Saison is hopped with Tettnang, Bravo and Cascade hops. Fermented with a traditional saison yeast strain, Saison exhibits notes of spice and tropical fruit in the aroma. Citrus and a peppery spice dominate the flavor and make way for a pleasant malt character. Saison is full bodied with a remarkably dry finish.

(Beer added by: MichaelAllenVT on 12-13-2013)
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Really excited about this new one from Allagash. When everyone is churning out (delicious) IPAs, they stay true and release a straight up Saison. Poured from bottle into tulip. Awesome 3 finger white head on top of a super hazy hay color. Look is amazing! Smells of wheaty, peppery, classic saison horse aromas...
taste of lemony, wheaty, spicy pepper, slight hop, bready...just so much going on. Nice hop bitterness. amazing dry mouthfeel...its full and dry. Almost perfect.
Overall, this is a fantastic brew. Will happily be purchasing this often.
This is what the market needs - an amazing, year round, moderately priced saison.
Cheers and thanks Allagash!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 23:45:57 | More by DrinkSlurm
More User Reviews:
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avalon07

South Carolina

4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a pale yellow color and a cloudy consistency. There was an inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. OK lacing.

S: A surprisingly herbal aroma, considering the style, with citrus and yeast as well.

T: Tasted of the typical saison funk, yeast, a little citrus (lemon), the herbal quality, and some pepper as well. This is a slightly tweaked version of a saison (the herbal element is a little different), but it's no less flavorful.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a dry, lively finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is another well made beer from Allagash. Totally worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 11:55:00 | More by avalon07
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-28-2014 03:18:20 | More by Zekenyce
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-27-2014 19:04:17 | More by curlybird
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Hutch517

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-27-2014 14:26:02 | More by Hutch517
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fishguyac

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-26-2014 21:08:47 | More by fishguyac
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-26-2014 20:48:01 | More by PeteRiz
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.51/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a very generic seeming saison for allagash to be putting out. the only real unique feature of it is its slightly more malt heavy base. the yeast is not the only flavor agent, as the grain is more here than the usual white wheat base. its got some toast and sugar too it, which is nice i think with the very familiar yeast strain in this beer. only a little hazy, and a little more orange than blonde, but somewhere in between. the head is nice on it, but it doesnt last real long. the smell and taste are the some. thin and winey from the yeast. its not as developed or interesting as some, but the sturdy grain base is welcomed. finish is dry and clean, and carbonation is fine but i wish the beer had just a little more body to go with its richer grain character. decent brew overall for sure, but knowing what allagash is capable of, especially in the farmhouse style, this one seems a little bland.

Serving type: on-tap

07-26-2014 15:27:28 | More by StonedTrippin
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bhawk1

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-26-2014 00:48:32 | More by bhawk1
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-25-2014 23:17:04 | More by John_Beeryman
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-24-2014 16:16:19 | More by Bushwacker393
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-23-2014 23:43:56 | More by Mantooth
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-23-2014 22:08:24 | More by pknyc
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david18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-22-2014 18:48:41 | More by david18
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AirBob

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-20-2014 23:31:25 | More by AirBob
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-20-2014 23:08:11 | More by tom10101
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-20-2014 20:01:28 | More by Ewhite2121
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tgatort

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-20-2014 18:52:21 | More by tgatort
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-20-2014 01:13:26 | More by MattGrimley
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brinnavirginia


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-19-2014 14:16:27 | More by brinnavirginia
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-19-2014 04:42:47 | More by costanzo_mike
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Ncpogs

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-19-2014 04:07:55 | More by Ncpogs
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Mississippi

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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stephensinner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-18-2014 20:43:43 | More by stephensinner
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-17-2014 22:58:54 | More by perry6_8
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Allagash Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 458 ratings.