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Allagash Hugh Malone - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

556 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 22
Gots: 33 | FT: 4
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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kkipple

South Carolina

3.4/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had at one of Faustgeist's epic tastings.

A. Clear, amber-orange. Fine carbonation lends a small head to the beer.

S. Metallic, tinny hops, tart under ripe apples, estery in general. Apricots. Musty yeast, sweet, grassy, faint alcohol.

T. Sweet esters, fruity, hint of tartness, apples and grain, keep thinking this should be more dry. Light caramel malt and wet, musty, earthy hops shine through. Interesting, but not a great blend of tastes. Yeast character a bit too strong here.

M. Light, medium carbonation, finishes semi-dry and sweet with mild alcohol warmth.

D. Pretty good for 8.5%, it's smooth enough and intriguing, but ultimately I didn't feel like this was one of Allagash's best efforts. At ~$15 bucks a bottle you can do better.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2008 17:02:46 | More by kkipple
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Allagash Hugh Malone from Allagash Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 556 ratings.