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Allagash Old HLT - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

179 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

02-19-2012 15:20:01 | More by djrn2
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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

03-25-2012 02:07:22 | More by henskejk
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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-22-2012 02:16:15 | More by BeerThursdays
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mrandypandy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

05-20-2013 13:30:36 | More by mrandypandy
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vandemonian

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Allagash Old HLT is a really nice sour beer. The best sour I've had from Allagash.

A: Orange colour and decent head that fades fast. 4

S: Delicious sour smell. Reminds me a lot of the RR sours. 4.5

T: Sour with some subtle Maltiness. Really fresh and sour. 4.5

M: Good and foamy. 4

O: 4.5

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2012 02:33:52 | More by vandemonian
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TerrenceOBrien

New York

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep orange, with a slight reddish-brown hue. Slightly cloudy with a thin pale head that dissipates quickly, almost like a soda. The scent is light on the nose, only a hint of cherries and a solid (but hardly overpowering) malt aroma. Flavor continues along the same line. The backbone is a pleasant malty sweetness, but the cherries add their own fruit sweetness along with a pleasant dose of sourness. The sourness is far from overbearing, just enough to highlight crisp and slightly dry flavors.

Serving type: growler

04-16-2012 11:52:45 | More by TerrenceOBrien
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craytonic

District of Columbia

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On Tap at Pizzeria Paradisio

Appearance: Light orange-hay pour, nice head
Smell: very intriguing, lots of fruit with a touch of funk and sour, some vanilla notes as well
Taste: Not particularly complex but very enjoyable, a playful sourness with some raspberries and other lighter fruits
Mouthfeel: Very creamy body, great carbonation
Overall: Extremely drinkable, very easy to put this away despite the 8% ABV. Hope they bottle it.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2012 19:22:04 | More by craytonic
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lordofthewiens

Maine

4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Pigs Fly. The 10 oz serving was rust colored with a small off-white head.

Nice aroma, mostly sweet and cherry. A little bit funky.

Beautiful taste. Crackers, sweet and tart cherry. A little more sharpness at the end of the sip.

I thought the sweet/tart aspect worked really well, and made this a wonderful beer to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

04-07-2012 10:06:57 | More by lordofthewiens
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Old HLT pours a hazy amber, with a small fizzy head. The foam disappears quickly leaving behind no lace.

The aroma is very tart with notes of cherry and barnyard funk.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer has moderate carbonation and a dry finish. The flavor is tart cherries, sugary sweetness, mild fruit (apple) and a touch of wheat. Lingering tartness when gone.

This beer has a nice funky aroma and tart flavor. The flavor really comes out as it warms.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 00:50:31 | More by WanderingFool
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.29/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 375ml C&C bottle from November 2011.

Appearance- Hazy pinkish/orange with absolutely gorgeous white head that leaves a constant 1/4 of a finger of beautiful lacing.

Smell- Tons of tart lemons and brett, some peach and cherry, and sour candy. Beautiful.

Taste- Muted tart cherry, funky yeast, and tons of oak. No booze taste. Mild tartness.

Mouthfeel- Mild tartness, medium carbonation, mild booze heat going down. Well balanced tartness with sweetness.

Overall- This is another great wild from Allagash. I bet the cherries were more intense fresh, but never the less, it's great.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 02:24:27 | More by Seanniek91
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Maine

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2012 03:15:36 | More by bishopdc0
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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New Hampshire

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Pennsylvania

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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