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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Tripel Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,966 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,966
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 114
Gots: 173 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This strong golden ale is marked by passion fruit and herbal notes in the aroma, with suggestions of banana and honey in the complex palate. The Tripel has a remarkably long and smooth finish.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001)
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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

4.8/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Shining golden hue, honest rocky white head becomes a never disappearing 1cm foam. Superb noble hops in the aroma. It feels very natural, grassy and extremely floral. I smell a spice blend, but I can’t put any names. It smells very airy.. In mouth, once again this charming floral profile comes out very dry, champaigny almost. Spices flavor from the fermentation get a bit more defined (pepper, sage, cloves) while the malt base appear honeyish and fruity (but once again hard to put any names). Very bitter spicy and grassy finish. Pillow-soft mouthfeel, fluffy, creamy, round. Incredibly balanced and holding much more class than I can handle. I didn’t expect that much, this is a gem. Thanks Stephen!

Everytime I try this again I’m blown away. Vastly superior in terms of expanding creamy tiny bubbled velvety mouthfeel. If the nose was more expressive, this would be very close to perfection. It builds a superb foam that lasts as long as you’re willing to sit on it. The sides of the glass stay white all along while the core at the middle digs a crater. Is that rockiness or what? And the taste... woah, succulent honeysuckle, very spicy, complex and champaigny. Only a 5renders justice. Too elegant, shining and well-edged to be true with just a hint of alcohol to remind you it’s a tripel. Classy and effortlessly among the best.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2005 01:12:43 | More by Rastacouere
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Poured from the carefully handled bomber procured from Allagash directly and then cold/cooler-kept until consumption today.

A: slightly hazy gold with 1 finger head that dissipates to a 4 mm disk, no lacing on this glass.

S: strong belgian breadiness followed by a classic belgian tripel yeast profile. Very on-point sewery, sweet yeast and hop notes. Balanced for the style. Sewery hops do present at very end of nose.

T: Of course the nose and finish are Belgian Triple ale...and the taste follows the yeasty, bready nose. No overtly obnoxious flavors present now.

M: no creamy or filling mouthfeel, and middle road to boot.

O: worth a quaff if you can find it.

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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,966 ratings.