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Allagash Black - Allagash Brewing Company

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2,031 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,031
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 104
Gots: 236 | 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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Photo of minterro
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%

Got as a gift from NYC. Poured in a snifter.

A&S: Jet black coloration, lively looking beer with a big creamy light brown head. Fantastic looking beer. Dark fruits in the aroma along with mild chocolate tones, and some higher phenols.

T&M: Spices come through in this one as it warms. I would like to see more chocolate. Alcohol is well hidden. Very creamy and smooth texture. If anything a little thick on the palate.

Overall: Initially I was going to give this beer a lower rating, but as I drank it, it grew on me. Very drinkable for the style. For sure on the low end ABV for this style, but still pulled off well. At almost 4 bucks a bottle I wouldn't recommend it, because there are other options that are, I believe, better.

minterro, Sep 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 09, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -8.4%

Pours jet black,hence the name.I have to say that thisjust didn`t hit me as being that great.Maybe the price of 10.99 is the reason i expected more.Nothing really jumps out at you when you taste this .So many of the better beers really have a flavor that just says i`m a badass.This doesn`t have it.Try if you must but i think you might be disapointed.

Motleydrunk56, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

Patlee3324, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

CreedeSon, Sep 07, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +21.8%

MelandPete, Sep 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -50.5%

Kyrojack, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

GregDuB65, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

DerekCarruth, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

fingerflinger, Sep 05, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -16.8%

Dankuel, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

BobbyDigitali, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Renegawam, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

MGodduclan5, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Very smooth, drank it fairly quickly. Taste like almost nothing except belgian hops. I tasted no fruits nor sugars or anything really. Rather bland but very smooth. I sure felt it after drinking it

leffebrown84th, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

ChrisinRI, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

WarEagle04, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Bottled on 03/16/2012. Not usually a huge fan of this one but the age seemed to give it some drinkability. Nice start to my cellaring journey

Jeffreychason, Sep 02, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

wmardis, Sep 02, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -22.8%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

stevehagy, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

funkyaudio, Sep 01, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

GCBrewery, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

LutherBrau, Sep 01, 2014
Allagash Black from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,031 ratings.