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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Tripel Ale

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2,368 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,368
Reviews: 899
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 143
Gots: 344 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

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.
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MaineBrewing
4.41/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - poured a hazy deep straw color with a vibrant 1/2 finger white head

S - deep fruity notes banana heavy with clove, sweet malt notes, very pleasant, no harsh or off notes.

T - taste is very similar to the nose. A nice fruit forward banana and clove yeast character. Some biscuity malt and finishes nice a dry. Very complex taste, one of the better triples I've had.

M - medium to syrupy, ample carb, for 9% it is very smooth.

O - ubiquitous allagash triple, brewed in my home town, at all the stores I frequent but i always pass it over, I will stop making that's silly mistake. This is one of the best triples I have had. From my experience the style generally is more try and more attenuated. This is sweeter, huge flavors, and the just delicous.

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4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Drinking the alias (or new name) "reserve, batch #199"

A: cloudy golden yellow with good amount of head that is slow to dissipate, light lacing
S: Belgian yeast, a light nose of a tart apple or some other non-citrus fruit (apricot, maybe). I also get some banana.

M: Carbonation is prevalent, sustaining the head and visible, and also felt on the tongue. The sugary coating in the mouth after a taste lingers for a while, any dryness seems to stem from the releasing of the carbonation
T: starts with almost a soda taste, like a lightly syrup-ed Sprite (guessing than means the tartness is "limon"). It is drier than a soda and not as sweet (probably obvious), and does have a hint of banana (which comes on a bit stronger as the carbonation dies). There is also more depth to the beer, I think the hops peeks through a bit with a woody feel.

O: quite a strong offering, although it likely won't blow your socks off in any way. Very drinkable, smooth, and a subtle depth as explained.

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4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: lightly hazy honey - golden. 4 finger plus, frothy white, foamy head. lots o bubbles.
S: takes me straight to a brewery - Belgium yeast, fermenting goodness. big banana, apricot fruit, clove.
T: follows nose - sweet, big banana, apricot fruit, w. clove spice. bit of pepper/rye on the finish.
M: medium body, good carbonation. crisp.
O: well crafted. style is a bit too sweet for my sweet spot, so nice to bottle share, as this is a well crafted brew meant to be appreciated. but unlike liberace, I do not believe that too much of a good thing is wonderful - its simply too much. *F yeah, I just incorporated liberace into a BA review!!

batch 193. 750 mL bottle.

Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,368 ratings.