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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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93
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1,946 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,946
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 109
Gots: 170 | 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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Reviews by roadhouse:
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roadhouse

Florida

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

Poured this from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.

Appears a nice cloudy orangish gold with a one and a half finger off-white head.

Aromas of tropical fruit, spicy Belgian yeast tones, and candi sugar.

Flavors start off on a fruity and spicy note, then the sweetness from the candi sugar kicks in and blends with the spicy tones. Earthy and spicy hops balance it out and linger on in the finish. A bit of alcohol as well, perhaps a bit too much.

Mouthfeel is very good. Medium-light body. Finishes dry and crisp.

Pretty good tripel, a bit of a strange taste to it but that tends to go away as it warms. Pretty damn good other than that.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2008 21:52:11 | More by roadhouse
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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,946 ratings.