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Allagash Saison Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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612 Ratings
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Ratings: 612
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 20
Gots: 79 | 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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4.52/5  rDev +17.1%

jscheuf, Yesterday at 01:36 AM
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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%

Nucleosynthesis, Sunday at 07:58 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Griffith, Sunday at 07:41 PM
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Ledge, Saturday at 11:55 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ScubaSteve00, Saturday at 10:44 PM
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3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

TheManiacalOne, Saturday at 08:36 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

killcore, Saturday at 04:23 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Not my favorite saison, but serviceable nonetheless. Herbal, grassy, mild, tart citrus, and a bit of funky barnyard. Nice head and beautiful lacing that crowned my tulip glass throughout. Love that.

logicalparadox, Saturday at 03:56 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

j0hnc2468, Saturday at 01:52 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

GRG1313, Friday at 03:12 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

EasyReader, Wednesday at 03:02 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Amazingly fruity nose with excellent balance full of notes that contain cereal as well as lemon. Have to compliment them on how well the beer is made. The head is flawless and lingers for a long time, very well made. Some other notes of bubblegum on the nose. The taste is beautifully malty with a complex backbone of hop that is so amazingly well done. This has to be one of the most balanced beers I have ever had. A great saison.

CochonKing, Wednesday at 01:49 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

This is my first saison, so I'm not certain what to look for in this style. But even without a point of reference, I really enjoy this beer. It's fruity and refreshing. It makes me feel like I'm sitting in a sunny herb garden surrounded by chirping birds and purring cats (even though I'm actually in my room on a cold and rainy evening in nyc.)

The color is far more hazy than I've ever experienced before, at least in a lighter color ale. I don't find the opacity unappealing or anything, just very interesting.

Saisons-of-the-Abyss, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Duesler, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

bigred89, Sep 14, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

csurowiec, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Had on tap at the Publican, Chicago
Fruity nose: citrus, peach, tropical.
Hazy straw under a thick, moussey foam cap - lacy.
Fruity, spicy palate: citrus, tropical fruits, shot of pepper on the finish
Very creamy, medium body, medium high carbonation, very easy to drink.

pat61, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dcguitar, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Allagash Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 612 ratings.