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Allagash Confluence Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

640 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 640
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 91
Gots: 105 | FT: 8
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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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-15-2014 17:13:56 | More by fehrminator
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-15-2014 14:15:29 | More by Axnjxn
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Badger6

Virginia

4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Chimay goblet.

A: Golden amber body, hazy, some carbonation. Fizzy head builds fast, recedes faster. Bubbly ring at glass edge, with a layer in the center of the surface.

S: Funky, grassy scent. Notes of citrus and spice.

T: Starts mild and sweet. Quickly gives over to the funk of the brett. Bubblegum, straw, orange, mildly spiced. Seems to be a hint of dark fruit, but no more.

M: Silky, light to medium mouthfeel. Tingly carbonation. No booziness at all.

O: Really interesting beer. Has hints of farmhouse, but also hints of standard Belgian ale. The farmhouse characters are the dominant, with the brett aromas and flavors clear and forward. Interesting. If you like farmhouse, this is for you.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 02:38:22 | More by Badger6
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4/5  rDev -1%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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New York

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New York

4/5  rDev -1%

06-22-2014 11:27:41 | More by kkazemi
Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 640 ratings.