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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,748 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,748
Reviews: 1,246
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 228
Gots: 292 | 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 Roguer:
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Roguer

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Looks very good for a Witbier. Not particularly cloudy, which might be the only thing that would give it more points in my book. Beautiful color; head residue was surprisingly clean on the glass.

S - Clean, but unremarkable. I couldn't detect any specific Witbier notes; a general aroma of citrus, but that was about it.

T - Bright, forward on the tongue. Citrus, of course; no typical banana flavors, though. Honestly, this is probably the simplest Allagash I've tried. That's not to say the taste is bad at all. It's a very price-accessible example of the genre, just nowhere near the best.

M - Forward on the tongue and in the mouth. A little light.

O - A very good beer, but not the best example of its class. If you like Witbiers and Weissbiers, try it out. I often keep a Bavarian Weissbier on hand, and this ranks above some of them, below others. Also probably my least favorite Allagash. It also happens to be one of their lightest offerings, flavor-wise.

I've tried this both in Spiegelau tulip and wheat beer glasses. I recommend the wheat beer glass - but I also recommend drinking this in the Summer (preferably on a porch or deck).

I'm going to have to retry this beer in the Summer, because in a CT "Spring," it just isn't what I want. That shouldn't be a slam on the beer; I want something thicker, slower, maltier. It's still a very tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 21:22:10 | More by Roguer
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Poured into a glass from tap nice one finger head good lacing clear yellow
Aroma of white pepper some citrus
Taste pepper and coriander nice variation some citrus in background
Nice malty feel with a spicy finish
Overall another great ale from Allagash actually prefer to some of belgiums

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Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,748 ratings.