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Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,828 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,828
Reviews: 785
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 319
Gots: 522 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Curieux was the first foray into barrel aging. Curieux is made by aging our Tripel Ale in Jim Beam bourbon barrels for eight weeks in our cold cellars. The aged beer is then blended back with a portion of fresh Tripel. The resulting beer is soft with coconut and vanilla notes, with hints of bourbon.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-05-2004)
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750ml bottled on February 1, 2013. Served in a goblet.

Appearance: Dark golden yellow color with a finger of a white frothy head and good retention. Body is very hazy with lots of champagne like carbonation streaming throughout. Leaves some spotty lacing.

Smell: Belgian yeast spice, banana, clove, red apples, with some light candi sugar notes as well. Not really getting much barrel character.

Taste: Sweet Banana, apple, pear, vanilla, toasted almonds, candi sugar, pineapple, white grape, oak. There's a semi sweet creaminess as well, almost like a banana cream pudding with a shot of booze. The beer has a lot of bourbon barrel character without overt bourbon taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, heavy mouthfeel. Carbonation is high, but works really well with the big mouthfeel. Booze is hidden well.

Overall: Well I'm officially an idiot for waiting so long to try this. This is probably the best tripel I've had. I can't believe this doesn't fly off shelves.

Jonada, Apr 29, 2013
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Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,828 ratings.