Allagash Interlude - Allagash Brewing Company

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1,112 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,112
Reviews: 417
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 267
Gots: 187 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Two yeast strains were used to create this unique 9.5% ABV Belgian style ale. The first, a Belgian farmhouse yeast, establishes the flavor foundations of a classic Belgian-style ale. The second, a house strain of Brettanomyces yeast, brings it to the next level contributing an intriguing myriad of flavors including pear, apricot, graham cracker, and bread crust. Finally, a portion of the Interlude is aged in French Merlot and Sirah oak barrels, which impart a distinctive vinous plum character and a drying, almost tannic finish.

(Beer added by: brewandbbq on 01-15-2006)
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of seedyone
1.5/5  rDev -64.5%

03/29/13 At Rattle N Hum on tap. Strangest assault on the ol' taste buds in a long time. Not sure what they were going for here as much as "let's just throw some stuff down the chute & see what comes out". IMHO this is an aimless taste profile. Befuddling at best. If it wasn't that I paid for it & the 9.5% ABV, I would have poured it on the floor as a wax remover. The only "notes" I'm registering are "don't waste your time & money on this focus-less nonsense".

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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2.76/5  rDev -34.6%

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3.48/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at TCT (SC).
Plenty of red wine flavors with oak too. These also permeate the aroma where hints of barnyard smells detract.

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4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%

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Allagash Interlude from Allagash Brewing Company
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