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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,652 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,652
Reviews: 1,243
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 222
Gots: 257 | 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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Trombone69

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.5%

03-02-2012 04:41:14 | More by Trombone69
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ToddKaiser

New Jersey

4.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Very good beer. Poured very good into the glass and was simply fabulous going down. A little bland opposed to a Hoegaarden. Honestly, I would say it tasted much better and fuller than a St. Bernardus Witbier. I would recommend this beer for anyone who loves Witbiers.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2012 03:01:09 | More by ToddKaiser
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-02-2012 01:39:15 | More by rydev24
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output01x

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. capped bottle (no date) into a tulip glass.

A moderate pour yields a 1-finger off-white head that quickly fizzles away to a thin, clumpy dusting and thin foam ring. The body is a very hazy pale golden straw with just a handful of fat carbonation bubbles charging upward to the surface. Very little lacing can be seen at any point during consumption.

Citrus aromas sting the nostrils immediately with notes of lemon zest, tangerine rind, and sweetened grapefruit. Digging a little deeper reveals aromas of grainy wheat, coriander, and an overlying banana character.

Sweet and sharp citrus peel flavors sting the tongue at the beginning of each sip. However, as the beer is held in the mouth, this quickly fades, allowing flavors of wheat, ripe bananas, and lemon oil. As the beer is swallowed, the wheat flavor really spikes and as it dies down, a fantastic dried banana chip flavor comes out. All these flavors soon pass, leaving only a dry finish that begs you to go for another swig.

Medium bodied with good carbonation, this is a great all-purpose beer. The body is just thick enough to allow the flavors to pop and to prevent the carbonation from being too pushy. The carbonation is a bit fizzy, which is to be expected of the style, but does not seem to help much in the swallow.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 06:22:00 | More by output01x
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BillH200174

California

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy dark yellow color with a thin off-white head. Very little lacing. Aroma is very spicy with pepper, coriander and some citrus. Light-bodied and crisp with a spicy and fruity character, with yeast flavor as well. The finish is sweet, fruity and clean.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 00:49:51 | More by BillH200174
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DanMolony


5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-28-2012 20:42:59 | More by DanMolony
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jacobb


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-28-2012 03:11:01 | More by jacobb
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AndyTaylor

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-27-2012 19:45:40 | More by AndyTaylor
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BrewCityJeff

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-27-2012 03:59:35 | More by BrewCityJeff
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warnerry

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy straw color with two fingers of good retention and some lacing.

S - Mostly coriander and bready malt. A bit of citrus and earthy yeast.

T - Similar to smell. Crisp, clean coriander, citrus, bread and faint hop bitterness. Some lingering lingering spices.

M - Light mouthfeel with lingering earthiness and spiciness that leads to a dry finish.

O - A great example of a classic style. tasty and east drinking. excellent beer to welcome summer.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2012 01:55:56 | More by warnerry
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johnkyoungoh

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-26-2012 22:39:45 | More by johnkyoungoh
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splendidsplinter

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2012 02:46:27 | More by splendidsplinter
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-25-2012 21:58:56 | More by NickyDee21
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sbvrt6913

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-25-2012 14:53:00 | More by sbvrt6913
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logicerror

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-25-2012 04:52:09 | More by logicerror
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Jendy

Maryland

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-25-2012 04:20:53 | More by Jendy
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-24-2012 21:03:02 | More by HamGlade10
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bakerm3

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-22-2012 01:55:36 | More by bakerm3
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Beezee

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-21-2012 05:14:13 | More by Beezee
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LostTraveler

Maine

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-20-2012 18:32:36 | More by LostTraveler
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cynical1027

Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-20-2012 18:30:55 | More by cynical1027
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-20-2012 14:09:22 | More by olympicgatorade
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beerbarron18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-20-2012 05:58:00 | More by beerbarron18
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two Allagash taps in one spot, what a great suprise.

Pours a cloudy, yellow with a tall, creamy head. Great foam foam retention and plenty of lace.
Smells of the belgian yeast are present, along with corriander and orange.
Malt sweetness to start, then more yeastiness. Spicy, pepper, coriander, and citrus fruits all come through in the taste. Slight bitterness at the end.
Very smooth mouthfeel, nice body, dry and clean finish.

Serving type: on-tap

02-20-2012 03:47:23 | More by BigBry
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jongullotti

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-19-2012 21:08:00 | More by jongullotti
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,652 ratings.