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Allagash Confluence Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

731 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 98
Gots: 121 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Confluence Ale is created with a mixed fermentation; utilizing our house primary Belgian style yeast in combination with our proprietary Brettanomyces strain. The two yeast strains work in tandem creating a marriage between spice and fruit flavors that ultimately leave a lingering silky mouth feel. Confluence is brewed with a blend of both imported pilsner and domestic pale malts as well as a portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile. Tettnang and East Kent Golding hops are added in the brew process to balance the intricate malty profile while adding a sweet and spicy citrus aroma. After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel tanks to enhance the flavors. Prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with a Glacier hops, providing a pleasant balance of aromas.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-14-2009)
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appearance: hazy light gold. big fluffy white head.
smell: Some tart, yeasty and lightly funky lemon-lime, apple.
taste: much like the nose....i mean very good indeed.
overall: Delicious and packed with dry flavor.

cindyjeffsmith, Aug 22, 2014
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Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.