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Allagash Confluence Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

706 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 706
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 94
Gots: 111 | FT: 10
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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4/5  rDev -1%

KHops79, Sep 13, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +15.1%

Sour Brett aromas immediately greet the nose when you open this wild yeast sweetheart followed by light malt aromas and spicy hops.
It pours hazy straw to gold under a ferocious, fluffy, very finely bubbled persistent 3" foam cap. the cap slowly drops to a thick, lumpy mass.
Pale malt flavors with a touch of sweet balance the moderate lemony tartness dry out and recede into a medium hop bitterness on the finish. Hints of peach and other light fruits lurk behind the lemony tartness.
The intensely fine Brettanomyces driven carbonation gives the body an airy, moussey fee. Very refreshing and very drinkable. l

pat61, Sep 12, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev 0%

smurphy493, Sep 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

krampert11, Sep 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Walkerjgt, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

ejimhof, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Aficionado_Shawn, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

my_knew_craft, Sep 07, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +2%

DeadWalkerAir, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

nyrblue2, Sep 06, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -3%

polloenfuego, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

wise456, Sep 05, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +2%

sclitch, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

AlvinLin, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

IdrinkGas, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

trxxpaxxs, Sep 01, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +3%

DNICE555, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

ironchefkook, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

kvgomps, Aug 31, 2014
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GTB, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

brianmandell, Aug 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

KevMo84, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

sourdog, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

bishopdc0, Aug 23, 2014
Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 706 ratings.