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Allagash Saison Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

457 Ratings
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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 65
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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JimKal

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4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Tulip

A: poured with a one finger head that dissipated fairly quickly leaving virtually no lacing. But, it had a very nice cloudy gold appearance.

S: Nice funky saison aroma

T: This hit my taste buds just right with the complex flavor that a good saison delivers.

M: Again, for me this had that sort of creamy texture that I like in a saison.

O: I believe this s going on my repurchase list. I liked it almost as much as Tank 7 but in comes in with a bit lower ABV and that is a plus (for this aging BA).

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 22:18:25 | More by JimKal
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Allagash Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.