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Allagash Coolship Cerise - Allagash Brewing Company

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world-class

205 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 393
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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Reviews by brewandbbq:
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml bottle from 2011.

Pours hazy copper with a pinkish hue and a half inch head of white. A mostly solid skim coat remained on the surface for the duration with zero lacing.

Barnyard funk and light cherry notes lead off the nose. Sour apples, citric acid, cider vinegar and light fecal follow through.

Light bodied with a crisp, sharp mouthfeel.

Bright, drying acid and mild cherries start the palate. Shades of cut grass, grapefruit, and sour citrus follow through.

Finishes with acid-laced red fruit and a wheaty twang.

The base beer is exceptional with a very clean acid and just enough funk to keep things interesting. The cherry component is seriously lacking though.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2012 00:47:49 | More by brewandbbq
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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.

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Allagash Coolship Cerise from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.