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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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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

kingmaker, Jul 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

avschmitt, Jul 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

mportnoy, Jul 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

JTomczak, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Atomicskis5, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

WOLFGANG, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

bobv, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

drummermattie02, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

kristougher, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

woodchip, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

mikemacisso, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of AllagashEvan
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice fruity Brett in the nose as well as some nice hop character. Def best fresh or with a couple years on it. Let the dry hops die out a little and the Brett take over more and increase complexity. Pours nice with a decent head. Interludes dry hopped cousin if you will.

AllagashEvan, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tom10101, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Geuzedad, Jun 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

TobiasG, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of BrianJohnson
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy, golden color. Very much like a Belgian ale, with a clean, white, three-finger head. Smells like a dubbel almost - has that fruity, Belgian smell to it. Taste is like a mixture of 25% sour and 75% dubbel. There's a tiny, tiny hint of sour. But the beer is very light, has a very nice lacing on the glass as you drink it down. Very reminiscent of a dubbel, with the fruit taste. Very enjoyable beer - will definitely have again.

BrianJohnson, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

kawilliams81, Jun 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

AJ01923, Jun 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

savagepm, Jun 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.6%

maxwelldeux, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

salthemonster, May 31, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev -9.4%

acurtis, May 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

AngusOg, May 24, 2013
Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.