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Allagash Old HLT - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Old HLTAllagash Old HLT

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

179 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 179
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 47
Gots: 39 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brez07 on 05-12-2010)
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Reviews by aasher:
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aasher

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer was shared by muskabeatz, thanks Evan!

This beer pours a light bodied cherry red in color, looking very similar to Founders Cerise. The nose is nice and tart. It is full of spicy cherry. It's intriguing. The flavors instantly stimulate your palate. It features mellow cherry with a nice tartness. It also has a yeasty mustiness to it that is different. It's almost like a musty Kriek. It drinks light and slightly tart with nice cherry characteristics. I like it. The nose brings me back in every time. Overall this is a nice sour. If this were available I would make sure to snag at least a few bottles.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 02:17:35 | More by aasher
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pmckinley99

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-20-2014 00:09:19 | More by pmckinley99
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Golden copper body. Fleeting head. Large islands of foam remain.

Smell - Musty cherry with some caramel malts. Not very acidic smelling, but it's there.

Taste - Sour. Acetic sourness, but it isn't overpowering. Cherry tartness blends into a caramel malt flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Moderate sourness.

Overall - Good flavors, but not a very complex beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 22:51:02 | More by Alieniloquium
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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Washington

4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

bottle pour, NYE 2013

Very clear rose body and low carbonation. Aged on an aggressive amount of Michigan cherries for two years. The Allagash yeast strain is pretty premier for a US brewer. The cherries provide a puckering tartness but the fruit flavor seems to have faded in time. Good stuff, but have had better from the allagash LE line

Serving type: bottle

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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Allagash Old HLT from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 179 ratings.