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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,972 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,972
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 115
Gots: 174 | 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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Shovelbum

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4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a two finger head of creamy pure white over a deep golden body. Decent head retention. Leaves a chunky web of lace when it finally recedes. Aromas of green apples, tart fruit and some elusive earthy and woody notes. Flavor is of cotton candy sweetness initially, but quickly gives way to a light tartness backed by a subtle bitterness. Earthy hop character, and some low level spices that don’t scream out, although coriander seems to be present. Lean to medium body. Smooth mouthfeel.

This ale has a bit more complexity than what I've coem to expect from a triple. Tasty and interesting.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2007 23:29:24 | More by Shovelbum
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Poured from the carefully handled bomber procured from Allagash directly and then cold/cooler-kept until consumption today.

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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,972 ratings.