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

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2,830 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,830
Reviews: 785
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 319
Gots: 523 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -18%

JayKay412, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

A: Burnished orange, increasingly yellow with brighter light. Some loose bubbles, not much head or lacing to speak of.

S: Warm butterscotch, some abrasive oak, and back to butter goodness.

T: Even more intense varieties of the nose, oak is more dominant, with a ton of vanilla, almost too much. Rich butter. I can't make out the tripel for all the oak.

M: Heavy, smooth, dense.

O: Intense to say the least. If oak is your thing, here is your beer. If you shy from harsh wood and alcohol notes, be warned.

1000lbgrizzly, Sep 08, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

A- This beer is cloudy with a dark golden brown color.

S- It has a very pleasant smell. Not overbearing and not too sweet, and a little sour.

T- The taste is very balanced with a slightly sour taste. Very smooth vanilla and coconut start with a Bourbon finish.

MF- Moderately carbonated with excellent texture and great consistency in flavor.

O- Honestly, this is one of the most balanced beers I have ever had. The qualities in this beer are perfect. It is not lacking in any category. At $24 a bottle, the experience is definitely worth it. I find this to be one of the absolute best beers I have ever had. Enjoy slightly chilled for better flavor.

David121, Sep 02, 2014
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Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,830 ratings.