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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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yamar68

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Massive thanks to BobZ for sending this one my way!

Gorgeous looking beer - hazy pear body stuffed from side to side with quick, pinpoint beading, capped off by a full two fingers of eggshell white head which leaves behind trails of short-lived lace before settling down to a rocky half finger seal.

Extremely aromatic. Sweet yeast and clove layered with pale fruits and fresh honey. The nose reminds me of Auroch's Horn in a way. No real detectable alcohol presence... a bit of spice on the finish.

The biscuit type malt flavors show themselves on the palate... then there's banana and more clove. Belgian type yeast and cereal flavors. Quite refreshing, especially given the alcohol content. This is one of those beers that I'd like to have in the cellar in case I'm thirsty for something fresh but the fridge is empty. Nice.

Very glad to have had the opportunity to try this one out - it'll remain on the wants list.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 00:52:29 | More by yamar68
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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,972 ratings.