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Allagash Odyssey - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

939 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 939
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 241
Gots: 192 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

dsm45, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

alwaysplayin, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

MNBeerGeek, Jun 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

canawler, Jun 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

RyanTheLion13, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep amber with a white foam collar. Aroma of dark fruits and a wine like barrel note. Sweet, fruity and oaky aroma. In the taste, nice and malty, with candied nuts, cocoa, fruity wine, and dark fruit. The body is juicy, yet semi dry and has a rock solid carbonation earned from blending a portion from steel fermenters as well as barrel aging and blending. Overall, this is a winner. A very lively Belgian Strong Dark ale.

Stinkypuss, Jun 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

blindmike, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

KJ2013, Jun 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

GTB, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

emalc, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

ImFlyerThanYou, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ipc2000, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

sunofneurot, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

jl2414, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

dental, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

KathyG, Jun 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Kruja5, Jun 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

spw109, Jun 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

ChaelCox, May 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

phooky, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ColForbinBC, May 29, 2014
Photo of HattedClassic
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a decent brownish tan head that dissipates fairly quickly but still leaves enough of a creamy covering over the beer. The beer itself is an opaque dark purple brown color and leaves quite a bit of lacing on the glass. The beer smell has very strong wheat and barley smell that overtakes the other smells. The smell also has dark fruits and Belgian candi sugar notes underneath the malts. The barely smells a little burnt. The taste has the same notes as the smell but with a different intensity. The Belgian candy sugar and dark raisin notes dominate the taste while the barely shows up to take off the edge a little bit. The mouthfeel is heavy bodied with biting carbonation. The feel is slick. Overall, a pretty god beer and worth getting.

HattedClassic, May 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

jds8411, May 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Durandal_777, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.6%

ShanePB, May 27, 2014
Allagash Odyssey from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 939 ratings.