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Allagash Neddles - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 6.76%
Wants: 16
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after our first employee Ned. Neddles is a sour brown aged in rum barrels from Ned's new venture, New England Distilling.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-18-2014)
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Reviews by GonzoHomebrewer:
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4.39/5  rDev +2.3%

A- Pours a rusty brown auburn with a quickly dissipating off white head. Beer looks great

S- As soon as I popped this I could smell some oaky lactic funk, kind of oud bruin esque. After I pour this bad boy out, there's toasted nut, molasses, some rum heat, slight funky twang in the background

T- Taste is initially oud bruin esque, oak tannic tart cherry note, then the carbonation begins to kick in and dries out to a rummy oak profile with molasses, oak, and dark fruit that initially leaves you wanting more, but then right on the finish, a slight rum heat comes out. Is reminiscent of a dark and stormy with lime, but instead of lime, this has some mild lacto balancing things out.

M- sharp pricky carbonation that gives the beer an excellent complimentary dryness, making a high abv sour quite drinkable

O- Right now, this beer is drinking great, showcasing a great depth of character without being too overwhelming in any certain area. There is definitely some room for growth of the lacto character, but I feel this beer is ready to drink now. Fantastic sour brown ale.

GonzoHomebrewer, Jul 07, 2014
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375ml C&C bottle poured into poured into wine stem.

Appearance: light to medium brown bodied beer with thick cap of white head.

Smell: nicely balanced nose. Malty and light tart. Rum barrel on the back end that is mellow; its buttery and slightly spicy rum.

Taste: light tartness with a nice malt profile of a oud bruin without the fruity profile. mild funk. Rum on the back end just like the nose. It also has the same qualities that I picked up with my nose its both buttery and slightly spicy rum.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied sour with low carbonation. This beer seem pretty light for having almost 11 % abv. Not a lot of biting sourness, so one person could easily drink this themselves.

Overall: This was interesting and different. Allagash really made unique beer here.

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Allagash Neddles from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.