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Allagash Coolship Cerise - Allagash Brewing Company

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world-class

203 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 391
Gots: 64 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Coolship Cerise is our spontaneous beer aged with a blend of Maine-grown cherries, including Balaton and Montmorency. Using local cherries makes our Cerise uniquely Maine, just like us.

(Beer added by: gregc on 06-02-2010)
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HookerBrews

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-20-2014 23:36:07 | More by HookerBrews
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-20-2014 19:28:47 | More by nkelley77
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NHbeerguy

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-17-2014 03:05:55 | More by NHbeerguy
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Bowdoinbeerboy

Maine

4.44/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle dated Marc, 6, 2014. The beer pours a hazy light red color or perhaps an amberish red? It has no head whatsoever and is pleasantly carbonated. The nose is perhaps a little bit boozy on the back end. The initial smell is ripe, sweet smelling cherries with some alcohol bite.

The taste is a real shocker, this beer is S.O.U.R. This is easly a 10/10 on my sour scale. Probably the sourest I have ever had. The inital hit is light fruity sour but this quickly fades as a lactic punch of acid comes in immediately after. This acidity lingers on the palate for a long time. The actual cherry flavor is fairly mute. I get a decent cherry hit with even a hint of sweetness right up front, but then the sourness comes in. For a lambic, this is not terribly funky, just really acidic and sour.

I think this beer would be improved if it was a little less boozy, the alc. content is shockingly high and I think it really prevents this beer from becoming extraordinary.

I love it.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 22:51:34 | More by Bowdoinbeerboy
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

07-15-2014 15:05:31 | More by BGsWo22
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-14-2014 12:26:33 | More by mklisz
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scotv

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-13-2014 13:35:57 | More by scotv
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IndyDad

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-13-2014 13:24:39 | More by IndyDad
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-12-2014 22:41:03 | More by bruindre
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-12-2014 03:53:35 | More by yourefragile
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-12-2014 02:24:04 | More by Rhettroactive
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-12-2014 02:23:18 | More by siege06nd
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billab914

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-12-2014 02:23:09 | More by billab914
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-03-2014 13:43:20 | More by AdamP
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Sideswipe

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-30-2014 15:04:28 | More by Sideswipe
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-26-2014 03:30:19 | More by mportnoy
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-24-2014 23:47:38 | More by outoffocus
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Phoenix2443

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-24-2014 18:01:05 | More by Phoenix2443
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-24-2014 05:53:30 | More by Jspriest
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struttinj

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-21-2014 21:59:50 | More by struttinj
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Chingringo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-18-2014 12:20:49 | More by Chingringo
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meehandennis

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-10-2014 19:17:27 | More by meehandennis
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-09-2014 14:07:58 | More by paulys55
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 1/18/2011

Pours a hazy golden orange color with a huge head, couldn't get the entire bottle poured because of the amount of head, fades wicked fast though and don't leave a bit of lacing on the glass or any cap on top.

Smell has a bit of a vinegar and cherry sour/tart aroma, a touch of musty funk on the nose as well.

Taste starts out with a acidic vinegar front, the tart cherry adds a bit of complexity and flavor which is much needed, finishes with a musty funky aftertaste and a bit of grapefruit, semi-dry finish, medium sour puckerness.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 23:59:40 | More by deltatauhobbit
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-23-2014 23:13:54 | More by dfhhead25
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Allagash Coolship Cerise from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.