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Allagash Saison Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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654 Ratings
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Ratings: 654
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 21
Gots: 91 | 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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Photo of killcore
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

killcore, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of logicalparadox
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, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of j0hnc2468
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

j0hnc2468, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

GRG1313, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of bluntedboywonder
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

bluntedboywonder, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of EasyReader
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

EasyReader, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of CochonKing
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, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Saisons-of-the-Abyss
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
Photo of Duesler
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Duesler, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev +3.6%

bigred89, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of dgeebs07
4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

dgeebs07, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of csurowiec
4/5  rDev +3.6%

csurowiec, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of pat61
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
Photo of coz
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

coz, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of StaveHooks
4/5  rDev +3.6%

StaveHooks, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of dcguitar
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

ShepardCommander, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of dontmentionit
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

one of my favorite saisons

dontmentionit, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Jofroi
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Jofroi, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

gratefulbeerhead, Sep 10, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

gbgreg1, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

JMBSH, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

thehopsguy, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of boudeysbigbrew
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

boudeysbigbrew, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Malone47
3.52/5  rDev -8.8%

Malone47, Sep 08, 2014
Allagash Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 654 ratings.