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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,638 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,638
Reviews: 774
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 287
Gots: 455 | FT: 27
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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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-16-2011 05:41:06 | More by Neffbeer
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-16-2011 04:26:24 | More by s1ckboy
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-16-2011 03:39:41 | More by oline73
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wattershed

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-15-2011 21:06:58 | More by wattershed
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adrian21

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-15-2011 20:31:03 | More by adrian21
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-15-2011 18:33:54 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 16:32:10 | More by ElGallo
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djre4orm

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-15-2011 16:12:40 | More by djre4orm
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richbrew

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-15-2011 13:43:50 | More by richbrew
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-15-2011 05:56:28 | More by patm1986
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mcphish22

Maryland

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 03:48:56 | More by mcphish22
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shufon

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 03:47:37 | More by shufon
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imperialking

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 03:27:43 | More by imperialking
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-15-2011 01:38:34 | More by ithinkimasofa
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-15-2011 00:37:15 | More by JAHMUR
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-14-2011 23:13:18 | More by Elfastball7
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sponch51

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-14-2011 22:00:51 | More by sponch51
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kirbsicles

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-14-2011 19:01:45 | More by JRod1969
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-14-2011 07:11:58 | More by Jspriest
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argock

Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750mL brown bottle into a Chimay chalice. Bottled in April 2011 per label. Purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA) for $16.99.

A: Slightly murky peach with thick, foamy cap of off-white head with thick drape of lacing.

S: Pineapple, coconut, and vanilla are most prominent the nose. Some pale malt sweetness comes through but the big 3 dominate.

T: The flavor introduces more sweet pale maltiness but the pineapple and coconut flavors are strong and combine with vanilla to give a very rounded profile. The yeast comes through more with warming and provide some fruit, estery contributions.

M: Medium-full bodied with mildly dry finish and pale malt and pineapple citrus aftertaste.

O: Definitely a unique and interesting beer. The pineapple-coconut combo is new and the crafting can't be beat. A great beer, but the price tag is steep. There are other beers I enjoy as much or more that are more reasonable. I did really like beer and it is a good occasional treat.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2011 04:24:05 | More by argock
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Cadebro

Maine

4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours golden with a few fingers of white head.

S - Smells of caramel, vanilla and bourbon.

T - Banana and bourbon. Finishes with quite a bit of alcohol flavor.

M - The body is quite heavy but it is balanced out well with a high carbonation.

D - A heavy tripel and a mighty tasty sipper. The many layers of smell and flavor make this a very enjoyable drink. This is probably my favorite of Allagash's barrel series.

Serving type: on-tap

11-10-2011 02:39:07 | More by Cadebro
Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,638 ratings.