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Allagash Coolship Cerise - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

230 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 411
Gots: 72 | FT: 8
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

heavenlyStash, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

NHbeerguy, Jul 17, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

Bowdoinbeerboy, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

BGsWo22, Jul 15, 2014
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Allagash Coolship Cerise from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.