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Allagash Tripel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Tripel Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,326 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,326
Reviews: 892
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 136
Gots: 303 | 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%

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1/5  rDev -75.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

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4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: light golden appearence with a about a fingers worth of froth

S: a little malt, a little citrus

T: Apricot citrus flavors with just a hint of hops

M: just right for any occasion

O: A great beer for just enjoying life indoors or outdoors. Will go with anything.

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle, batch #176. This one was served in my Bruery tulip.

Allagash Tripel pours a mildly hazy light orange. Three fingers or so of airy white foam pile on top of the beer to form a nice looking head. Retention is just OK, but there's a fair amount of lacing left stuck to the inside of the glass. If I could, I'd give it a 4.25 for appearance, but as it is it doesn't warrant a 4.5. The nose has displays some very aromatic phenol notes. There's a very peppery clove aroma, that I wish was played against more fruity esters than the little bit of pear I find. There's definitely a little bit more ester presence in the flavor, with a touch of apple showing up besides the pear. The beer's still definitely headlined by the pepper and clove phenols though. The mouthfeel is very nice, with a creamy yet light body and a high, expressive level of carbonation. The body could probably stand to be a touch lighter, but that's a minor quibble. Allagash Tripel is a very nice, classic rendition of the Tripel style, and one of my favorite American versions.

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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3.73/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- 12 oz bottle poured into a chalice yielded a three inch foamy head which gradually faded. Hazy, deep yellow color.

S- Spicy with banana and yeast.

T- Mild pepper up front with a warm and slightly sweet finish when the alcohol comes through.

M- Medium to light body that is on the fizzy side.

O- A good tripel, not very complex but still enjoyable.

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3.45/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Labelled "Allagash Tripel Reserve" Batch 176. 1 pt 9.4 fl oz brown glass bottle with hood and wire cap over a cork served into a plastic cup (a proper transparent one, not a dixie cup or anything). Reviewed from notes. Expectations were high given the brewery, from which I've yet to have a bad brew.

A: Pours a five finger head of fair cream and thickness, and good retention. Colour is a hazy orange.

Sm: Honey, coriander, clove, yeast, orange citrus esters, and light warm alcohol. A mild strength aroma.

T: Honey foundation with bright orange fruit esters. Some yeast. Mellow. Some pleasant well balanced spices. Quite enjoyable.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and light on the palate. Suits the flavours.

Dr: Very drinkable and mellow. Hides its ABV well. I like it. I'd like to try it on draught or bottle aged. I imagine it would age quite well. Might be worth picking up a few for the cellar.

B-

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,326 ratings.