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Allagash Interlude - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

982 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 982
Reviews: 408
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 249
Gots: 170 | FT: 13
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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rab53

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-20-2011 02:59:48 | More by rab53
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-20-2011 01:28:25 | More by PEIhop
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Amyliz4

Virginia

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-19-2011 18:12:47 | More by Amyliz4
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Spindletop

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-18-2011 22:50:33 | More by Spindletop
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-18-2011 18:46:52 | More by Rochefort10nh
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-18-2011 12:46:22 | More by nathanjohnson
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-18-2011 01:46:48 | More by codynevels
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Brew33

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-17-2011 18:09:36 | More by Brew33
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-16-2011 22:59:17 | More by orangesol
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rpstevens

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 22:37:07 | More by rpstevens
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 18:37:35 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-15-2011 16:36:47 | More by ElGallo
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bauermj

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 14:24:17 | More by bauermj
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AleWatcher

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.9%

11-15-2011 12:40:11 | More by AleWatcher
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imperialking

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-15-2011 03:25:53 | More by imperialking
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-15-2011 01:40:11 | More by ithinkimasofa
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 00:40:22 | More by JAHMUR
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stevefinny

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 00:27:57 | More by stevefinny
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 23:15:03 | More by Elfastball7
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 20:34:18 | More by BelgianDip
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kirbsicles

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 19:27:30 | More by kirbsicles
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-14-2011 13:42:01 | More by sideshowe
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brystmar

Texas

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Blind Tiger.

Reddish gold, mild head, no lace. Tart yeast, fruity, Belgian spices in the nose. Smells like a sour.

Taste is super funky with big spikes of flavor left and right. Hops, yeast, Brett, earthy funk, oak barrels, and a Belgian Tripel spice profile. Tastes like a Tripel hooked up with a sour one drunken evening. Crazy and fun and enjoyable, but hardly sessionable. An interesting drink for sure.

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2011 23:50:42 | More by brystmar
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ehammond1


3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear, bright mandarin orange in color with a very thin off-white head. Not much cling left on the glass.

Sweet and fruity aroma along with a mild muskiness and distinct Brett yeast. The fruits consist of green apple, sweet pear, white/green grapes, and a mild strawberry hint.

The green apple, pear, and white/green grapes play the largest role in this beer's flavor, almost making it taste far more like a wine than a beer. The sourness is very, very mild and the mustiness is somewhat lost as well.

Thin bodied and very low carbonation, nearly reminiscent of white wine.

A flavorful, fruity, very mildly sour ale from Allagash. I was actually somewhat disappointed with this one, though I didn't know at all what to expect.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2011 22:38:35 | More by ehammond1
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jcartamdg

Florida

4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish brown apple cider color with a one finger head that disapates almost instantly, leaving a ring of foam around my glass producing great lacing. Aroma of oak, red wine, funk and slight vinegar. Taste is tart and fruity with a finish of oak and redwine. This is a fantastic sour, just behind Russian river's Consecration in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2011 00:31:55 | More by jcartamdg
Allagash Interlude from Allagash Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 982 ratings.