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Allagash Odyssey - Allagash Brewing Company

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95
world-class

881 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 881
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 229
Gots: 174 | FT: 18
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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4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured slowly straight into the middle of my St. Bernardus goblet from a 750 mL corked and caged bottle dated 1/2014. I don't have great lighting, but the beer is a dark brown and develops a thick, creamy head that lasts for a while, maintains a skim covering for the duration of the beer, and leaves thin, spotty lacing on the sides of the glass.

S - Dominant aroma for me was the roasted malt. I was a little thrown off by this, and didn't know what to expect from the taste. Also present in the aroma were a subtle sweetness and dark fruit.

T - The first couple sips did produce a roasty quality, but that flavor soon folded into a really great, complex flavor profile. It was both a challenge and a joy trying to pick out the individual flavors, because each was subtle, and supported the others so very well. Eventually the dark fruit flavors took over, but there was also light oak and just enough of a tart sourness to make things even more interesting. Oh, and the 10%+ alcohol is barely noticeable. It blends in really nicely with the oak.

M - Medium bodied with lots of supporting carbonation. A little prickly at first, but settles down after a few minutes. The finish is a moderately dry with just a bit of a sticky aftertaste.

O - What more can I say? Not the cheapest bottle out there, but highly recommended to share with someone in a relaxed atmosphere. Wonderful beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 10:57:21 | More by Andrew041180
Allagash Odyssey from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.