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Allagash Victor Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Victor AleAllagash Victor Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

380 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 380
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 20
Gots: 63 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Victor Ale was inspired by its feminine-named predecessor, the Victoria Ale. With chardonnay grapes to make the Victoria Ale unique, our brewers decided to use red grapes for the Victor. Over one hundred pounds of cabernet franc grapes were crushed on site and added directly to the mash. In addition to a generous portion of Pilsner malt, Victor is hopped with Fuggles and Hallertau and fermented with a wine yeast strain. With a focus on the subtle wine-like character of the grapes, the 9.0% ABV brew maintains a copper color, wine yeast influence and a medium body with a tart and spicy finish.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 06-10-2007)
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Poured into a snifter, on draft at Cork and Cask, Cornelius NC.

I applaud the effort, interesting mess Allagash has made here. Slight head and sticky lacing look good, the brew is the color of tea and smells faintly of bread and grapes. There's the taste of malt and an odd thinness from the grapes. Overall, not something I'd go out of my way for.

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Allagash Victor Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 380 ratings.