Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company
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Reviews by bmwats:
3.85/5 rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.
A: Cloudy hay color. Heavy carbonation. Pours about a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Craters slowly. Plenty of bubbly carbonation rises throughout the body of the brew. Lots of sticky spider web lacing.
S: Strong baked bread, and yeast. Smells like fresh baked French bread with a little lemon, oregano, and coriander.
T: Slightly sharp hop bite (very slight), with lemon citrus, coriander and fresh pepper.
M: Light, fresh, and effervescent. A bit of a steely aftertaste.
D: Goes down easy.
Atmosphere is pretty good. Great appearance. Nice cloudy golden hue, great foamy head, and lots of dry sticky lacing. Nose is grainy and yeasty with a nice balance of citrus and spice. Flavor is not complex, but a refreshing combination of yeast, hops, and spice. Overall, this is a really good quaff.
Serving type: bottle
04-03-2011 03:31:41 | More by bmwats
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
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