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Allagash Black - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,915 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,915
Reviews: 638
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 97
Gots: 203 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Black is a Belgian style stout brewed with 2 Row barley, torrified wheat, oats, both roasted and chocolate malt and a generous portion of dark caramelized candi sugar. The silky mouth feel is a great balance to the roasted character, coffee and dark chocolate notes expressed throughout this beer.

(Beer added by: Bassetdawg on 12-14-2007)
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Abbynvm

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-02-2012 00:07:35 | More by Abbynvm
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hkyplyr73

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-01-2012 20:20:48 | More by hkyplyr73
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scot959

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-01-2012 19:49:58 | More by scot959
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aflies

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-01-2012 01:59:01 | More by aflies
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Peller80


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-01-2012 01:54:29 | More by Peller80
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vinhgoh


4/5  rDev -1%

07-31-2012 23:59:01 | More by vinhgoh
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duceswild

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-31-2012 02:48:42 | More by duceswild
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2012 15:55:44 | More by dtx00
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demgoth

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-30-2012 01:06:55 | More by demgoth
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mfgreene

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2012 00:28:50 | More by mfgreene
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-29-2012 23:51:46 | More by PEIhop
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KSather

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

07-29-2012 14:27:11 | More by KSather
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jtswkd


4/5  rDev -1%

07-29-2012 02:14:18 | More by jtswkd
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-28-2012 01:45:57 | More by Ljoreilly
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-27-2012 23:52:22 | More by JakeDebus
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-26-2012 19:49:22 | More by carrollmel7
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brand_OHH

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2012 11:03:10 | More by brand_OHH
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

07-24-2012 22:01:28 | More by wizo
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Pinche_Oso

California

4/5  rDev -1%

07-24-2012 20:50:56 | More by Pinche_Oso
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-23-2012 23:42:29 | More by agreenman19
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review of Allagash Black is from a bottle I aged in my basement for the past few years. Not exactly sure how old it is, but it's at least 3 years old.

Black pours, well, black into the glass with a small light tan head. As the foam fades away it leaves lots of spots of lace on the glass.

The aroma is rich and malty. Smoke, dark fruit (cherry, strawberry), molasses and brown sugar are present. There's also a nuttyness in the aroma.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is soft and smooth with light carbonation. The flavor is rich with roasted malt and nuts, followed by a touch of strawberry. It finishes dry and slightly bitter. Once gone the dark malt and strawberry lingers on the palate.

This is a very tasty beer that's easy to drink and ages very well.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 23:27:19 | More by WanderingFool
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-22-2012 15:17:55 | More by Thomas_Picton
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Beer_Runner


4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dated as Batch 29 on the label.
Slowly poured into a standard pint glass.

A: It poured to a huge four-plus fingers of dark khaki and very foamy head that disapated to about half a finger and left some nice lacing.

S: It has a candy sugar sweet aroma, and there are also hints of sweet dark fruits and dried fruits. Also, there is a slight hint of funky Belgian yeast and just a little bit of alcohol booziness.

T: The taste has plenty of sweet dried fruit flavor consisting of raisins, figs, and plums; and, there is also just a little bit of a tart bite. There is also just a hint of Belgian yeast funk, but not too much.

M: It has a medium body, and it is very smooth. It also leaves a little bit of a slick mouth coating.

O: A very nice stout. The dried fruit and the little bit of Belgian yeast funk work well together. Also, the little bit of tart bite nicely balances with the sweetness and the dried fruit.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 21:23:35 | More by Beer_Runner
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-21-2012 01:50:41 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-18-2012 15:44:19 | More by Wally1912
Allagash Black from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.