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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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3,990 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,990
Reviews: 1,251
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 246
Gots: 376 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

justme, Sep 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

misterchief, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of aranheaney
4.73/5  rDev +14%

Purchased at the Pamet Valley Package Store, North Truro, MA. We can't get it in the wilds of Western NY....

A-Awesome, totally beautiful head, nice lacing etc. everything on point

S-Tremendous, banana, clover, this is the real deal

T-Off the charts, perfectly balanced

M-Delightful, leaves only pleasant things in its wake

O-waited a LONG time for this one and I wasn't disappointed

aranheaney, Sep 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Jtyler379, Sep 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

jd1le, Sep 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Profchaos20, Sep 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

Rmatuszak2, Sep 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Buck6196, Sep 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

bpop23, Sep 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Glopez, Sep 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Iris4Thug, Aug 31, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

smcnulty1981, Aug 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

WeldBeerMan, Aug 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Stinger80OH, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Peeves, Aug 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

shaef22, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of Immortale25
4.7/5  rDev +13.3%

Poured into a Dogfish pint glass. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a cloudy straw-like color that lives up to its name with a 1/4 inch head that quickly dissolves to a paper-thin ring around the edge of the glass and light surface foam. Lacing is slippery and trickles down the glass quickly without much pattern formation.

S- Very crisp with plenty of Belgian yeast fume and spice. Some lemon notes and fresh banana.

T- Rich and full with tons of banana and a good amount of spice to complement. Yeasty, light citrus flavors and a tad chalky. All the elements play off one another with great symmetry. Not too sweet and not overbearing.

M- Thin but with some viscosity due to its unfiltered nature. Medium-low carbonation and a bit of prickle from the spice.

O- One of my top 3 white ales if not number one. You can't get it everywhere which is a shame because it's a must-have. The best is when you can find it on tap in which case it scores 5's across the board.

Immortale25, Aug 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Davepoolesque, Aug 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

scottiethebody, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of curasowa
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%

Appearance: Slightly hazy yellow color with one finger of head that fades slowly with a nice curtain of lace.

Aroma: Yeasty with some lemon over pale malt. Hints of clove and allspice in there as well.

Taste: A bit creamy up front with a hefty amount of wheat malt providing a solid base. The spices really come alive in the middle along with the yeast, with the clove being the most pronounced. The spices fade a bit towards the finish but remain pretty prominent, along with a touch of orange rind bitterness.

The Rest: A solid, well executed wit with nice body. A bit spicier than most, but still very good.

curasowa, Aug 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

danipp, Aug 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

JacobA58, Aug 24, 2012
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,990 ratings.