Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company
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Reviews by Skidz:
4.18/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours out crystal clear straw and sits pale yellow in the glass with a large soapy white head. Fades to a light skim with thick lacings all around the glass.
Smells fragrantly spicy; corriander, orange peel, lemon and sage fuming outwards. Delicately wheaty with the faintest hints of a crackery wheat aroma.
Tastes fruity up front with lots of orange and corriander colliding with creamy smooth wheat flavors. Mild hops bitterness lends some light grassy notes to an otherwise fruity finish.
Luciously smooth in the mouth with light and soft carbonation, light body.
Tasty goods, good looks and masterful drinkability. Looks are hard to beat too.
Serving type: bottle
04-25-2006 03:04:52 | More by Skidz
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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 3,713 ratings.