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Allagash Tiarna - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash TiarnaAllagash Tiarna

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91
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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 6.57%
Wants: 15
Gots: 56 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: rudzud on 12-21-2013)
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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-25-2014 01:00:16 | More by leftoverburrito
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-19-2014 20:13:42 | More by cmrillo
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EnthusedAboutBeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-19-2014 03:36:08 | More by EnthusedAboutBeer
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MastaShonuf

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

06-19-2014 01:59:39 | More by MastaShonuf
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Roze

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-17-2014 12:22:11 | More by Roze
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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-12-2014 19:28:11 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.7%

Light golden pear color with a super fizzy and sprite head.

Nice subtle tangy aroma with notes of fresh flowers, Chardonay, mineralization and Apple cider vinegar.

The flavor is tangy with honeysuckle, sour with Apple cider vinegar, and funky with flowers, white grapes and white wine.

The feel is tangy as well with a bit of sour and a nice easy smoothness.

Tangy, funky, and sour, this beer is simple but fun.

06-12-2014 00:22:46 | More by KYGunner
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-11-2014 15:24:44 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-10-2014 18:01:46 | More by jkball01
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

06-08-2014 03:11:28 | More by nmann08
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-08-2014 01:56:24 | More by mltobin
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rowbow

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-06-2014 17:17:35 | More by rowbow
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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California

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North Carolina

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ACarp

New York

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JuanAlberto

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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New Jersey

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ScottJWing

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-24-2014 00:28:06 | More by nesarebad
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CoolEthan

California

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akang

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-21-2014 05:04:46 | More by SocalKicks
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +1.2%

Pours a very cloudy, dark golden yellow color with banana edges and a massive, three finger frothy white head that very slowly settles into a thick, pillowy cap. Possibly over carbonated with very good retention, taking a while to settle and leaving large chunks of soapy lacing behind.

Earthy aroma with a prominent musty brett character. Strong barnyard and wild yeast presence along with hints of sourdough bread, floral hops, lactic funk and subtle citrus. Smells kind of like a bretted Berliner with tame acidity. As it warms the wheat, bread notes come forward along with some banana and lemon pith but the nose is dominated by the musty brett notes. Complex and inviting aroma.

Medium body with tight carbonation and tart, puckering sourness that lingers throughout into a dry finish. More sour than the nose hinted at with prominent musty funk and citric acidity. There's a really nice balance of dry brett effervescence, bright lemon zest, and subtle lactic cheesiness. Underneath, there is a decent wheat beer base with hints of sourdough bread, banana, lemon peel and light fruit esters. This is a very well balanced beer that is clean, crisp and refreshing. Some really nice flavors bouncing off of each other with just a touch of funk countering the brett and tart acidity. Subtle boozy sweetness in the finish but the ABV is very well masked making this complex beer dangerously drinkable.

05-20-2014 05:43:32 | More by corby112
Allagash Tiarna from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.