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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

1,983 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,983
Reviews: 858
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 117
Gots: 178 | 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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chodinheaven

Maryland

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Just slightly hazy and bright straw yellow in color with tons of bubbles up from the bottom. Pillowy, unmoving shock white head on top that dissapates extremely slowly, leaving a ring a thick lacing behind. The aroma has a pleasant musty fruitiness to it, orange rind coming to mind. Slight soft sweetness of honey is also notable combined with soft tones of spices such as coriander and clove. Not incredibly aromatic, but pleasant.

The taste is equally as pleasant, with that zesty but subdued orange and lemon rind flavor coming through, a slight must to it. Not quite ripe orange also comes to mind, the dryness of the spices and alcohol keeping the juiciness at a subdued but balanced level. The spice is subdued as well, taking on subtle hints at banana and clove. Takes on more of a vinous feel as it warms to cellar temps (I poured it at fridge temps). The second half of the bottle is just a bit more lively in carbonation, with slightly more kick to it in the hop department. Even with this extra bit of carbonation, there is a long dry finish. It cleanses the palate adequately and leaves behind a pleasant dry fruity aftertaste.

Fairly big beer, but hidden by a very high drinkability and excellently subtle tastes that hide the alcohol masterfully. Well worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2012 04:01:23 | More by chodinheaven
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S: hints of fruit with spices.

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M: sufficiently carbonated and light on the tongue, hints of spices and fruits. Delicious. Have already compared with the White, Dubel, Dubel Reserve, and Tripel today.

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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
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