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Allagash Four - Allagash Brewing Company

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91
outstanding

868 Ratings
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Ratings: 868
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 92
Gots: 103 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brew this beer with four malts, four sugars, four hop varieties and we ferment it four times, using four different yeast strains. The complexity of the brewing process is matched by the complexity of this unique beer. Flavors of raisin, candied fruit and plum express themselves throughout.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 03-26-2004)
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an orangish brown color with a thick creamy off white head that fades down to just a thin line but never goes away.

For me the smell isn't very strong. Kind of a malty, yeasty fragrance.

I love the mouthfeel on this, turns to carbonated whipped cream with a nice spicy bite. Has a chewy full body.

Has a nice malty sweetness but very well balanced with notes of figs, rasins, brown sugar and nutmeg. Aftertaste has a vanilla hint to it but never a hint of alcohol, scary.

Awesome awesome beer, big thanks to Jerz for this treat.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: a real looker this. Clear dark honey. Nice big head on the pour that recedes to a slight rim.
Smell: sweet, malty with a hint of pepper.
Taste: As expected from the nose. Alcohol well hidden.
Mouthfeel: Full with lots of carbonation.
Overall: nice quad.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ales4baldo
4.97/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Presentation-The bottle is really simple but at the same time really nice. I like how at the neck it almost has a "bomber" style look to it.

Appearence-A really nice bright, cloudy copper look. Almost between a red and gold combined. Just nice.

Smell-Lots of great malts for sure. You dont get too strong of a hop presence even though it does have four different types of malts. IDK how they were able to subdue it. A candy sweet smell thats soft and light.

Taste-At first you do notice that this quadruple is quite sweet. But its really really nice. Not too strong and just right. Malts are really mellow, alcohol is present. Almost some kind of belgian candy mix.

Mouthfeel-Suble carbonation, nothing overpowering. Settles nicely on the palate and draws and finishes very well. I would say wet. Very lively has a lot of feel to it.

Overall-IDK why but this is one of my favorite beers. I freaken love it. Just a nice beer to drink and enjoy. So good.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

Allagash Four from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 868 ratings.