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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,633 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,633
Reviews: 1,243
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 221
Gots: 245 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001)
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Reviews by JerseyKirk:
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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: 1/2 finger white head that cleared quick. Could be the way the bar cleans there glassware. Straw colored and unfiltered haze from wheat proteins. Looks like a hazy lemonade. Unnaturally yellow.

S: belgian yeast phenolics, bitterness, banana, wheat beer.

T: nice biscuty, bready malt flavor, small noble hop finish and smooth.

M: nice medium bodied with good carbonation.

O: good beer but overrated. The carbonation wasn't nearly as much as needed to create a nice creamy wit beer head. Also no corriander or orange peel taste. Would drink if on special.

Serving type: on-tap

01-29-2012 19:55:47 | More by JerseyKirk
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Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,633 ratings.