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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,641 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,641
Reviews: 1,243
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 220
Gots: 250 | 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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Ratings: 3,641 | Reviews: 1,243 | Display Reviews Only:
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DudMan

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 22:17:55 | More by DudMan
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MudDrinker

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-29-2013 21:40:19 | More by MudDrinker
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Illos

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-29-2013 05:33:07 | More by Illos
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comradekyle

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 00:53:08 | More by comradekyle
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.38/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

18 Jan 2013: Alfie's on 9th Ave, New York. Pint from the tap, my first ever beer from Maine (I think). Chalkboard claimed 5.2% ABV.

Cloudy, yellow with a fading white head. Typical for the style.

Sweeter than I expected: however what do I know about American brewed Witbiers (not a lot really)?

The nose was all wheat and corriander with both orange and lemon traces too. These carried on into the taste with the sweeter orange hints along with the wheat taking centre stage.

OK more that great, but a pleasant refreshing beer that went down rather well.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2013 04:47:05 | More by BlackHaddock
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2013 22:19:18 | More by Larrydoherty
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2013 04:46:04 | More by paulys55
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grumblebee

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-27-2013 04:10:56 | More by grumblebee
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-27-2013 03:04:20 | More by PHBoiler
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asoler1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2013 02:50:09 | More by asoler1
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RyanSBrennan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-27-2013 00:32:20 | More by RyanSBrennan
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chudson1992

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-26-2013 22:20:09 | More by chudson1992
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linnymtu

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 22:24:15 | More by linnymtu
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Rwainman

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-25-2013 20:18:51 | More by Rwainman
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vegasmac99

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 17:41:03 | More by vegasmac99
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12mile

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 14:16:03 | More by 12mile
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Dirksen

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-24-2013 19:26:03 | More by Dirksen
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hphilip456

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-24-2013 16:49:02 | More by hphilip456
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l1fted

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

05-24-2013 13:30:25 | More by l1fted
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Jsmick

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-24-2013 00:43:05 | More by Jsmick
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jmw4437

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-23-2013 23:59:54 | More by jmw4437
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dar482

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The color is a decently hazy straw golden color. Pretty color with a white one finger head.

The aroma has a mix of wheat ale and Belgian strong pale. There’s lemon peel and a floral orange, but also a fruity Belgian yeast breadiness. It’s up lifting instead of a bigger malt or wheat. There still is a biscuit or slight wheat in there. Also a Belgian spiciness of some coriander and pepper. There’s almost a fruity hoppy character like a quality pale ale like All Day or Bitter American.

This is a delicious quality wheat beer. You get this refreshing orange peel and lemon and then it rolls in with a gentle wheat and malt, but nothing too heavy that doesn’t leave this being a sessionable and delicious beer.

The aftertaste has a bit of lemon and orange peel with some drying. Wonderful drying notes.

A well made beer that is quite refreshing, though not packed with much sweetness. Hoegaarden blind actually held up really well against this.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 06:37:08 | More by dar482
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hoffa0922

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-23-2013 00:14:07 | More by hoffa0922
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-22-2013 01:02:39 | More by nebula1999
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to celticfutblclub for this bottle...

A: Pours a cloudy lemon yellow with one full finger of pure white head. The foam settles fairly quickly, leaving a light frothy ring along the edges of the glass.

S: The nose is sweet, a touch spicy, and with mild citrus. I get banana, lemon, lime, bubblegum, clove, and light pepper. Smells super inviting.

T: This beer starts out sweet with a nice mild malt bill and some bananas and a touch of citrus. As the beer moves to the middle, I get some spice and bubblegum. The finish is effervescent with clove, yeast, and banana.

M: Light bodied beer. The flavors are bright and refreshing as they envelop the palate. Mild spice in the middle, but a great balance throughout. Clean finish.

O: Excellent witbier. It's up there with Dancing Man Wheat. I could drink a ton of this on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 18:51:09 | More by trxxpaxxs
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
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