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Allagash Hugh Malone - Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash Hugh MaloneAllagash Hugh Malone

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89
very good

526 Ratings
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Ratings: 526
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%


Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hugh Malone begins with a grain bill featuring a blend of Maine grown barley, imported Pilsner, and raw wheat malt. At the beginning of run off, we add a portion of hops to the sweet wort in the kettle; a technique known as "first wort hopping". As the boil begins, a generous amount of Chinook hops are added for bittering. Later, in the whirlpool, the beer is hopped with a blend of Centennial and Amarillo, for aroma. This same blend is used, post fermentation, to lend additional hop character to the finished beer. The result is a complex brew with a malty palate, intense hop aromas, pronounced bitterness and a pleasantly dry finish.

(Beer added by: ppoitras on 04-27-2007)
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jujubeast6000

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3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Reviewed 11/15/2007 (bottle):

Don't know much about it, except that it cost $17 for a 750mL bottle, 2-4 times what I normally buy.. Pours a medium brown color, very murky. Off-tan head, big & lasting. Big bubbles & good lacing. Very effervescent, light floral aroma. Not as dark or heavy an aroma as a Belgian strong. Also there's a sharp smell, not quite metallic. But kind of plasticy. Uh oh...I think that usually means something bad. Sharp strong taste, with that same plasticy but more dull. Spicy aftertaste. Warming up some more...Not as plasticy and the flavors are a little more muted. Spicy somewhat hoppy & not too dark or heavy. More perfumy & floral. Goes well with salty chips & salsa. Tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2008 04:51:57 | More by jujubeast6000
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Allagash Hugh Malone from Allagash Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.