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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,707 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,707
Reviews: 1,244
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 225
Gots: 274 | 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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germanbeer1

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3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the most interesting beers to come out of Maine, it pours a nice amber color. The smell is very compatible with the taste, as it is possible to notice strong scents of spices, herbs and citrus. The spicy taste is easy to handle, but isn't outstanding. Has a nice full body and is certainly worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2008 01:34:53 | More by germanbeer1
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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.

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Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,707 ratings.