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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,652 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,652
Reviews: 1,243
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 222
Gots: 257 | 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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MBPChead

Maryland

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A friend gave me a 12 oz bottle to try, and I'm really excited about drinking this one.

Appearance: Hazy yellow with a nearly nonexistent head. It really just does not look appealing, quite frankly it looks like urine in all honesty. (I apologize if I'm offending anyone but thats what it honestly looks like.

Smell: The aroma is a blend of spicy cloves and coriander, sour citrusy lemon and lime, as well as bananas wheat and yeast. Quite pleasant all in all.

Taste: Mild malt at the forefront, which quickly transits into tart lemon citrus than shifting to a spicy clove, banana and coriander character with the yeast and wheat at the back of the taste buds. Very tasty and satisfying flavor

Moutfeel: Smooth light and crisp, a bit tingly on the tongue, but all in all very pleasant sensation.

Drinkability: All in all this one goes down quite well, the sourness is a bit strong. But, all in all its has no problem easily making its way down the throat.

Great brew all in all, the one problem I have is that its just doesn't look appetizing at all, other than that its excellent

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 02:36:24 | More by MBPChead
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Tasted On: 07-10-2014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip
Purchased: Received in a trade

Appearance has a hazy, honey-colored beer with a small white head that fades fast and leaves just a little lace behind.

Smells include fruity notes of bananas, coriander spices, and some barnyard yeast aromatics. Very nice nose

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Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
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