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Allagash Four - Allagash Brewing Company

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816 Ratings
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Ratings: 816
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 79
Gots: 89 | FT: 3
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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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle at blind tiger. Deep brown, cloudy, no head at all. Nose is hit up by bready malt and yeast flavors. Rather sweet aroma: fruity (grapes, dates) with mild vanilla-like alcohol vapors. On the tongue, the big allagash malt hits you up. Caramelic, chocolatey, marzipan-like, very sweet. Easy to pick up alcohol, but it’s an ABT and you don’t mind that. Decent flavor balance, but just not as appealing fruitiness or yeastiness than top examples who are probably just as sweet, but manage to stuck your mind out of this thought. Full body, high carbonation a la allagash, smooth anyway. I found their tripel vastly superior, but allagash knows their brewing, no doubts about it and this will be highly enjoyable in a few years.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2004 21:47:38 | More by Rastacouere
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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pperez38

California

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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MaineMike

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -14%

12-18-2011 00:31:54 | More by MaineMike
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charlzm

California

3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Consumed February 19th, 2011 at Bier Academy, Santa Clarita, CA.

Beer is a deep caramel/golden/amber brown (hard to pin down, exactly) with good clarity. Very little head as served; what is there is just a fine off-white skin providing almost negligible sheeting.

Aroma has a peppery spice to it with sweet floral notes (honeysuckle?).

Flavor has a touch of melonoidin; fresh dark bread, soft powdery yeast, powdered sugar, some fruitiness (apricot?), low but still present bitterness.

Medium mouthfeel, slight carbonation tingle, slight dryness on finish.

Excellent camouflage of the ABV. Well-balanced and somewhat flavorful, but not really a shining example of a quad. Still, the beer went down quickly and easily, so points for that.

Serving type: on-tap

02-22-2011 18:56:00 | More by charlzm
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Illinois

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Virginia

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Allagash Four from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 816 ratings.