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

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3,050 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,050
Reviews: 805
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 356
Gots: 617 | FT: 32
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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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

I liked it. Good taste but, stronger in ABV than I realized.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.48/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance – Pours a hazy golden orange color with a nice head that stays around and lots of lacing. Tiny carbonation bubbles noticeable.

Smell – Yeast, sweet bourbon, spike cake, orange, and oak.

Taste – A touch of bourbon with spice (pepper). Kind of simple; not as complex as the smell.

Mouthfeel –Lightly carbonated, almost flat, with a light bourbon bite.

Drinkability – Nice for 11%abv; perhaps a bit flat.

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4.45/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a 750 ml bottle from the Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido in early September for $20.99. Bottled on 1-3-14.

Beer poured golden with a beautiful white head that is very long lasting.

Nose is classic Belgian yeast strain; light fruits with a kiss of oak and vanilla.

Taste is pear and apple with an initial in your face oaken vanilla boozy blast that has nicely come to accent the flavor of the beer rather than dominate it.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and with the classic trippel yeast strain each sip glides light and smooth across my palate.

Overall another wonderful brew from Allagash who is perhaps the best American made Belgian style brewer! A spendy proposition but glad I took the plunge!

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3.88/5  rDev -9.3%

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Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,050 ratings.