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Allagash Tiarna - Allagash Brewing Company

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218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 6.85%
Wants: 20
Gots: 58 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rudzud on 12-21-2013

Tiarna is a blend of two beers, one aged in oak and fermented with 100% brettanomyces and the other fermented in stainless with a blend of two belgian yeast strains. Both beers were brewed with a combination of 2 row and wheat malt in addition to specialty grains. It was hopped with Hallertau, Styrian Goldings and Cascade hops. The finished beer is dark golden in color with citrus, pineapple and bread in the aroma. The flavor of this tart beer has notes of grapefruit, lemon, and bread crust, and a long, dry finish.
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Ratings: 218 | Reviews: 37
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SABERG
3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jscheuf
4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imperialking
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AngusOg
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Immortale25
4.74/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wolf_switzer
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikeincharleston
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wowcoolman
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very oaky. I would age this one a little bit. Has a lot of potential.

Photo of meehandennis
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gotti311
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NYR_Rob
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.49/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MadScientist
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oak dominates the nose with a vanilla-like note complimented by juicy orange yeast esters. There is also a light Brett funk.

The is a tart sourness up front, at a medium level, after that the oak and yeast derived citrus back up the flavor. This is a dry beer with just a hint of malt sweetness mid-palate into a dry and slightly fruit finish.

A dry, moderately tart beer with a decent amount of oak character.

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4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thereal_adam
3.6/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SteeleWright
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrkfstOfChmpns
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JGam115
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pale yolk, filmy white foam. Slight funk, pineapple, young mango. So different. Good tart and malt, effervescent finish. Awesome

Photo of Brew33
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheSleepyMonkey
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sheenisgod
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Allagash Tiarna from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.