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Allagash Odyssey - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

976 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 976
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 251
Gots: 193 | FT: 19
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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4/5  rDev -5.9%

bostonryan, May 19, 2013
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jplopez21, May 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

bcostner1, May 18, 2013
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Absolut, May 14, 2013
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lupercmda, May 14, 2013
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willjschmidt, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

purdueflyguy, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

zillo043068, May 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

JSouth, May 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

hawkmage, May 11, 2013
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Phillyz, May 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

ubufan2112, May 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

HopNuggets, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

SHerninko, May 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

ODBRIP, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

ItalianHopHead203, May 09, 2013
Photo of vfgccp
4.55/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dec 2011 bottle opened May 2013.

A - Beautiful looking brew. Dark walnut body with ice tea and cranberry highlights. Fluffy off-white head with poor lace and ok retention.

S - Dark grains, toasted Eggo waffles, maple syrup, toasted marshmallows, booze.

T - Oak, honey, toasted coconut, rye bread crust, caramel, toasted whole wheat, vanilla, almond, tiramisu. Complex with great integration, and not overly sweet.

M - Medium frame. Nice smoothness.

O - The beer really opens up close to room temperature. Great balance and complexity.

vfgccp, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

mggkohl, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

beernads, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

cadaugherty, May 08, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from January 2010, shared on 5/5/13. Poured into tulip. Poured a nice deep reddish-brown color with under 1/2 inch of light brown head that had good retention and moderate lacing.

The aroma was a lot of deep malts and a bit of fruitiness from the yeast. There was a bit of wood aroma as well, an overall very pleasant scent. On the tongue, all the above features were present, just bolder. The fruitiness (plum and cherries) was prominent, with the wood providing a good bass note underneath.

The body was nicely full, yet wasn't heavy. The beer was smooth and even across the palate. For a beer with a nice bit of sweetness, this had a surprisingly dry finish. Drinkability was dangerously easy, I would have happily killed the 750 by myself. Overall, a very nice beer. A must try if you see it, and probably worth trading for.

beertunes, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Beerswag, May 07, 2013
Allagash Odyssey from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 976 ratings.