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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,973 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,973
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 116
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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wittgenstein

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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours mellifluent golden haze and tiny bubbles cascade into a head two fingers in width.

Smells vaguely of honey and fruit though its allergy season and my nose is not up to snuff.

Viscous in the mouth. Bubble gum honey oranges and flowers then rum. A tad heavy with a citrus bite that leaves the tongue ringing.

Not my favorite style at all but considering the relatively modest price and formidable strength it might stand returning to in a couple months when the bleak northeast winter really bears down.

A 4 pack of 12 oz bottles for $11.
Cape Cod, Mass. Oct 2012.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 23:21:19 | More by wittgenstein
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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,973 ratings.