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Allagash Confluence Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

644 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 89
Gots: 106 | 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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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-15-2013 18:44:59 | More by JMUbrewz
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

09-15-2013 15:56:33 | More by jim_carignan
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larbush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

09-14-2013 20:16:25 | More by larbush
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kustard

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

09-13-2013 01:32:40 | More by kustard
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CityofBals

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.7%

09-12-2013 18:33:39 | More by CityofBals
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: pours straw in color; 2-3 finger eggshell frothy head
S: sweet subtle funk; sweet citrus, yeast. smells absolutely wonderful - just very subtle, light
T: sweet subtle tart; dry, clean. easy drinking. the funk is very light.
M: near perfect; crisp, light, refreshing, dry.
O: well crafted brew - if anything i'm curious to see how this ages, in hopes of the funk being amped.

750 ml bottle, picked up at Allagash, Portland, ME. bottled june 2013.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2013 11:50:17 | More by craft_shannie
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NastyNate11

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-11-2013 02:43:48 | More by NastyNate11
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

09-11-2013 01:08:06 | More by oriolesfan4
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-10-2013 23:53:14 | More by Hessian257
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Beerbuddy21

California

4/5  rDev -1%

09-09-2013 21:35:45 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Squidprint

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

09-09-2013 18:11:59 | More by Squidprint
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-08-2013 01:08:59 | More by Roy1586
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lsummers

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-07-2013 04:09:36 | More by lsummers
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-04-2013 19:43:34 | More by Phillyz
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KWMiles

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

09-03-2013 02:33:08 | More by KWMiles
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-03-2013 01:24:19 | More by enelson
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

09-02-2013 05:37:01 | More by Kelp
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

09-01-2013 22:16:06 | More by jwat
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FembotsUnite

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a clear straw hue with an eggshell head that took its time leaving. Lacing coats the glass. Nice legs.

Aroma: Wonderful for the brett lovers among us. Complex yet light, bready and floral. Just enough barnyard funk to make you curious, like spotting the white rabbit darting down its hole.

Flavor: Follows the nose, and now that I know it's barrel aged it makes perfect sense. The brett adds a nice sour finish that is smoothed by the aging process. Try it. Try it now.

Mouthfeel: Silky indeed. Medium-bodied. Gorgeous.

Overall: This might be in my top five desert-island beers. In fact, I'd like to curl up with a sixtel of this on an abandoned beach somewhere for a week or three. Tell drunken stories and whatnot.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2013 22:05:51 | More by FembotsUnite
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev -1%

08-30-2013 22:33:02 | More by Ajlvt
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Bizoneill

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

08-29-2013 18:04:03 | More by Bizoneill
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BlueFeetAndBeer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

08-29-2013 11:17:43 | More by BlueFeetAndBeer
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kodt

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

08-29-2013 01:10:55 | More by kodt
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Lamdawg420

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-24-2013 20:52:55 | More by Lamdawg420
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1%

08-20-2013 00:42:37 | More by wildcats10
Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.