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Allagash Saison Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 26
Gots: 114 | 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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Allagash Saison - 6.1% ABV Saison/ Farmhouse Ale - Consumed October 28, 2014.

A: Bright hazy yellow hue with one finger of white froth and sheets of lacing on the tulip glass. A few bubbles in the body. Head retains well but the lacing subsides about midway through. Good look.

S: Floral, perfumey, and herbal hops, wheat malt, fruity yeast esters, lemon zest, slight waxiness, orange peel, and a hint of pepper. A very appealing nose.

T: Yeast, orange peel, wheat malt, lemon zest, floral and herbal hops, light nuttiness, pepper, and spice with a long, drying and mildly bitter finish. More lemon and yeast in the aftertaste. A flavourful, quenching, citrus-forward saison.

M: Crisp, medium-bodied, spicy-peppery carbonation, long, bone dry and lightly bitter finish with lemony-yeast afters. Bang on for the style.

O: A boilerplate, citrusy saison with big flavours, authentic Belgian character, and excellent drinkability. Great quaff.

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A: Translucent yellow color with a 1/2-finger head that settles fairly quickly
S: Bold, enjoyable spice notes (especially coriander), wheat and Belgian yeast
T: Matches the nose though not quite as bold
M: Medium-bodied, crisp, a bit spicy
O: Very solid saison, recommended

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Allagash Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.