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Allagash Avancé - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash AvancéAllagash Avancé

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 103
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Avance is a product of patience. Aged with strawberries for three years in bourbon barrels, this strong, sour ale has the aroma of strawberry preserves and toasted oak. The oak and berries continue their presence in flavor, and compliment the sweet, warm finish.

(Beer added by: wedgie9 on 05-12-2010)
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Oregon

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Maryland

5/5  rDev +24.4%

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Virginia

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375 mL bottle poured into a wine glass.

Appearance - Slightly hazy reddish brown. More brownish red, I guess. Discrete bubbles in a medium collar.

Smell - Strawberry, vanilla, oak, and some acidity. Acetic mostly in nature.

Taste - Strawberry is nice. Not the freshest, but I get it. Tart strawberries backed by a hefty malt presence. Oak and vanilla in the back, almost like a bourbon barrel would lend. Moderately sour.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy with a tempered sourness from the malt.

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Serving type: bottle

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Allagash Avancé from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.