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Allagash Odyssey - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

956 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 387
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 245
Gots: 193 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Odyssey is a dark wheat beer aged for ten months, a portion in oak barrels and the remainder in stainless tanks. The recipe includes 2-row barley, malted wheat, a generous amount of roasted barley and Belgian candi sugar. This deep brown beer boasts an aroma of black treacle and raisin. The flavor hints at dates, with a mildly roasted finish imparted by aging in both medium and heavy toast American Oak barrels. The finish is dry, punctuated by vanilla.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-30-2005)
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

jskennedy, Jan 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

ROGUE16, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

sideshowe, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My brother Joseph passed away this weekend at the young age of 27. He was my best friend and brother in life. This was one of his favorite beers, he always wanted me to try it. I found one tonight and cracked it in his honor. I'm not in the mood to review specifics, I will only say he was right, this is one of the best BSDA's I have ever tried, possibly the best. This beer goes beyond complexity and flavor. It is amazing. One of the few beers I've had worth 20 bucks a fifth and I've had a bunch. Seek this out and toast to a great BA'er Joseph London-he would for you.

Much love Joseph, I will never stop missing you brother.

natelocc787, Oct 04, 2010
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

kaelingirl, Apr 08, 2012
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kjkinsey, Dec 01, 2011
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bmur112, Nov 16, 2011
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bakerm3, Feb 22, 2012
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CATVDK, Apr 05, 2013
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boudreaux, Feb 16, 2013
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mjmadsen21, Jan 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A.. Beautiful dark brown with a good amount of thick head. Lace remains throughout.

S.. Various fruit notes as well as cloves perhaps. Sweetness without being candy sweet.

T.. Subtle and very complex fruit flavors. A maltiness that was not expected but us beautiful; not a bread-like malt flavor, just a delicious flavor. I am almost speechless.

M.. Easiest high ABV beer I have ever enjoyed, this one goes down smooth and quiet, despite being above 10%.

O.. Perfection.

bbeerman, Mar 24, 2012
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Allagash Odyssey from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.