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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
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1,964 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 1,964
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 114
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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wanker

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Batch 152.

I was about to conclude that I didn't like the Tripel style. I tried Maredsous 10, Chimay Tripel and Westmalle Tripel and found them all harsh and almost undrinkable.

Then I stumbled on Allagash Tripel Reserve. This one's a beauty. A gentle pour produces a beautiful cloudy gold without much head (head is overrated).

The taste has just a perfect bit of sweetness (sweetest tripel I've tried). I got sweet peaches as the fruit note. There is no bite or alcohol on this one, just a delicious nectar taste.

I found the mouthfeel perfect. The carbonation was just right. The mouthfeel was full and smooth without being heavy.

Drinkability? It would be easy to drink yourself under the table with this one, because the ABV is totally hidden.

Bottom line, run, don't walk, to get yourself a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2010 13:21:05 | More by wanker
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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,964 ratings.