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

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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,644 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,644
Reviews: 775
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 290
Gots: 457 | 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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dianaelaine

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-10-2012 20:13:49 | More by dianaelaine
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dampfire

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -18%

03-09-2012 02:23:55 | More by thegerm87
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mavbrew

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled Dec. 2010, poured into snifter.

A: Pours a pale golden color with orange highlights. There is a finger thick white, bubbly, creamy head that dissipates rather slowly and leaves some nice lacing.

S: There is a nice scent coming from the glass. It has the spices and yeast with some fruitiness of the tripel and a nice nose of bourbon, very welcoming for a beer and bourbon lover.

T: The taste is much like the smell, although the bourbon has a presence far and above anything else, which may be overpowering for some (I can see that), but I think it is excellent. Following the bourbon flavor iare some powerful spices and yeast and the finish is dry and has a yeast like after taste.

M: Medium bodied with some tingly carbonation. The feel is bourbon and spices.

D: This is an excellent beer, it is powerful and has some bold bourbon flavors punching you in the mouth, but it works well. It's something different from a tripel, something you find more in stouts, but I like the direction they went with this one. I had it fresh and if I recall I think the bourbon presence was much stronger, for those who don't appreciate that aspect, let it sit.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 01:01:28 | More by mavbrew
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

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New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Maine

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Pennsylvania

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Maine

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-20-2012 04:19:24 | More by rderedin
Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,644 ratings.