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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,058 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,058
Reviews: 864
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 118
Gots: 199 | 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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tvazteca

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Pennsylvania

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

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South Carolina

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VALIS666

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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South Carolina

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wanker

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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.

05-30-2010 13:21:05 | More by wanker
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-25-2011 22:21:52 | More by ryancorn
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Matt_a_Morr

Indiana

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-19-2014 22:17:41 | More by Matt_a_Morr
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

5/5  rDev +20.5%

Allagash Brewing Company - Allagash Tripel Ale

This is a brew I have gone back to time and time again, but when I realized I had never reviewed it I decided it was time.

Look - Pours unfiltered hazy golden bubbly like a hearty champagne with extra body. Lacing slides with the brew while some sticks to the glass. Small bubbly head dissipates quickly from the 12oz pour, the corked bottle often gives a bit of a bigger head with a slower dissipation.

Smell - Fruits abound, bananas, lemon zest, orange, apples. Sweet sticky malts. Slight floral hops. Amazing and unique.

Taste - Taste yields a hyper-complex assault of spices, fruits, and floral notes. Cinnamon applesauce smashed into floral hops.

Mouthfeel - The taste leave a perfect sourdough Belgian tone sitting in the mouth, fruits and spices continue to evolve as that fades. Insane drinkability but you want to take little sips so you can try and pull all the flavors possible out of this brew. Alcohol is invisible, not a trace, not a hint.

Overall - Too many flavors to isolate. This brew constantly transforms, let it warm a bit to find new things ad infinitum. Waves and waves of spices and fruits continuously line the palate.

05-06-2013 22:55:17 | More by JMScowcroft
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

Batch #69. This pours a beautiful transparent, yellowish orange with a great cloudy head on top. It sticks to the glass in clumps. The carbonation just constantly just pour through this beer. It smells very yeasty and spicy. An earthy smell to it. The beer tastes sweet and fruity. A little citrusy and plenty of spices. A little of coriander. Tastes earthy and yeasty, a little like wheat beer. The spicy notes are a lot stronger than the citrusy. Mouthfeel is very clean. No feel of alcohol, just a little warmth at the back of the throat. A dry and flavorful beer. This is probably my favorite beer that I will enjoy regularly. Just a delicious product from an american company.

02-02-2006 01:32:57 | More by cracgor
Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,058 ratings.