Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company
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Ratings: 3,707 | Reviews: 1,244 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by EStreet20:
4.1/5 rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
On-tap at Maloney's in Matawan, NJ.
A - In the tall, stemmed Allagash glass a cloudy light straws color with a nice white head. Good staying power on that foam.
S - Nice mix of spices with a little fruit note.
T - A nice spicy taste. A tiny bit of citrus (orange peel) taste creeps up and complements the flavors nicely.
M - Lighter bodied and smooth.
O - A very nice witbier. Would likely be a good gateway type craft, while bringing a lot ofgreat wit characteristics, due to the approachable nature of the style.
Serving type: on-tap
05-07-2011 03:53:40 | More by EStreet20
More User Reviews:
4.58/5 rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
A - poured a very pale straw, very light color. Sight haze. Head was massive frothy large bubbled 2 fingers, dissipated to a nice soapy froth, although was always lively did not leave much lacing.
S - pungent banana and fruity yeast Esthers dominate the nose. Slight citrus and herbal notes follow, coriander, anise, and clove... Tons of fresh breadyness round out the nose, smells fresh and inviting.
T - I feel the taste follows the nose exactly, no surprises here... Tons of fruityness from the yeast with lots of banana, herbal notes prevalent with a good amount of citrusy coriander, still getting a slight licorice-esque anise and some clove. This taste is supported by a great bready biscuity wheat malt that is crisp and refreshing. Finishes with a clean citrusy bitter.
M - great mouthfeel, very refreshing. Crisp and dry with a good amount of body to the mouthfeel from the wheat.
O - one of the beers that got me into craft back in the day, over the years this hasn't changed and is still just as good today. Overall all just a perfect example of the style to me. Looks great, smells and tastes phenomenal and is really crisp and thirst quenching.
Serving type: bottle
07-20-2014 20:01:48 | More by MaineBrewing
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,707 ratings.