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Allagash Old HLT - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

185 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 185
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 46
Gots: 39 | FT: 4
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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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-11-2013 15:29:01 | More by Zbyler
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-11-2013 13:42:51 | More by DrunkinYogi
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

05-11-2013 13:03:16 | More by campfirebrew
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

05-11-2013 01:35:17 | More by ubufan2112
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

05-07-2013 19:16:41 | More by imperialking
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claspada

New Jersey

3.59/5  rDev -12%

Pours a hazy, dark orange color with a small effervescent off-white head that recedes to leave a thin ring of foam and little to no lacing.

Aromas begin with a ton of pitted dark cherry flesh and tart cherry skin. The you get some acidic acid, oak and mild barnyard funkiness. There is a touch of sweetness with some caramel malt that emerges as it warms.

The tastes follow the nose but the cherries are much more medicinal and hard to palate. I next get some sweet caramel and pilsner maltiness followed by the oak and barnyard flavors more and more as it warms.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Finish is more malty than I would have suggested but there is still plenty of underlying funk and acidic bite.

Overall for someone who was so in live with Allagashes earlier Wild releases, recently they have been quite dissapointing. Their coolship series was spectacular but this was no where near the quality of those. Too much medicinal cherry flavor and malt to be a great beer.

04-22-2013 15:29:51 | More by claspada
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-20-2013 03:45:23 | More by thegerm87
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

03-31-2013 09:09:15 | More by Anonymous1
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wedge

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%

@ Milltown

Served a clear amber color with a small white head. Tart, airy clean, cherry aroma - only a trace of dry funk. Very interesting having this right after FV-13. It's tart and fruity, but the absence of a wood element is striking at first. Clean, smooth cherry flavor on a simple malt base. Easy-going, extremely drinkable, glossy, and crisp. Not terribly wild or acidic or anything, just pretty refreshing, mellow, and neat.

03-28-2013 14:35:26 | More by wedge
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev -11%

Purchased at the brewery.

A: ruddy brown, hazy, poured with a big bubbled one inch head that quickly dissipated
S: mild to medium nose, earthy, some funk and tartness noticeable
T: nice beer, mild malt, cherry tartness
M: medium bodied, well-balanced, tart but malt balanced

03-24-2013 18:47:39 | More by wisrarebeer
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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

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Pennsylvania

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Massachusetts

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Vermont

4/5  rDev -2%

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Vermont

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Illinois

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

01-05-2013 03:41:53 | More by coz
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

12-25-2012 15:33:05 | More by Patrickbrusil
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Allagash Old HLT from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.