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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash WhiteAllagash White

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,352 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3352
Reviews: 1230
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.02%


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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mmmbeer

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. with no freshness date - served chilled in a nonic. The beer is a cloudy pale yellow that is even paler on the edges and it has a 1 finger bone white head that doesn't leave a lot of lacing. Smells delicious - oranges, coriander, banana, pepper, spiciness, and yeast, all blended together nicely. The aroma is fairly subtle but strong enough to get some good whiffs. The taste follows suit but with an addition of spicy hops and a mild bitterness that complement the other flavors. It has a medium body that is kinda tingly yet smooth, with the last sip having the best mouthfeel. The drinkability is high as it is a complex and refreshing beer but the flavors aren't overwhelming. I could easily see this being a regular in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2005 03:17:14 | More by mmmbeer
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a golden yellow and is slightly cloudy. Its got a citrus type of fruity smell and taste to it. Reminds me of a good ole summer ale. Crisp and refreshing. Definitely a beer that I will go back to in the future. Smooth and easy to drink. Overall its a really good beer and lives up to the hype of it being one of Allagash's favorites.

Serving type: on-tap

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12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a hazy light yellow gold with a white head on top. Some small visible carbonation as well as sediment in stasis in the body. Spots of lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Real nice belgian qualities as soon as you take a sniff. Solid yeast profile along with the orange peel and coriander. Wheat comes through giving it a grain like quality.

T: Balanced mix of malt, yeast and fruit character in this one. Starts off with a pale malty flavor mixed with a slight banana. Mild orange comes in to pay a visit but doesn't overpower. Light hopping adds just a touch of bitterness. Backend lingers with banana like yeast.

M: Light on the tongue despite feeling creamy on the mouthfeel side of things. Crisp and very refreshing finishing that is clean and not muddled.

Overall this is really a perfect example of the style. Very easy drinking beer that retains a complex flavor profile. Top of its class.

Serving type: bottle

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Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,352 ratings.