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Allagash White - Allagash Brewing Company

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3,994 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,994
Reviews: 1,251
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 249
Gots: 377 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

DocJ87, Jan 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

ckapp, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

rodisian, Jan 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Spider889, Jan 12, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev -16.1%

Allagash White is a somewhat boring witbier. There is nothing wrong with it and it makes a good session beer but don't expect a flavour explosion or anything. Had on tap at ChurchKey.

A: Cloudy orange colour and a crappy head. 4

S: Boring chlorine aroma. 3

T: Yeast and slight sourness. Spicy finish. 3.5

M: Fizzy. 3

O: 4

vandemonian, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

erlenmeyer, Jan 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

bluesplit63, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

livewire05, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

MyKroberts237, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

drummermattie02, Jan 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Cariadmum, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

disemgrowler, Jan 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

fox227, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of PhillyDrinker1
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%

a – pale yellow with a substantial head

s – Strong notes of citrus and coriander

t – The citrus smells come through in the taste, overall a sweet tasting Belgian wheat, no bitterness to the hops

m – Medium bodied, feels substantial and refreshing at the same time

o – Overall great belgian wheat beer for those who tend to like mild, fruitier notes

PhillyDrinker1, Jan 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

ohtheguilt, Jan 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

MrHirschybar, Jan 02, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -26.5%

Pretty golden color with tons of sediment floating all around the beer, definitely looks the part. Big coriander aroma, ugh, reminiscient of Bruery's Imperial Orchard White, in that it was huge, this is about the first thing I've ever had from Allagash that was huge in a beer other than the price.

A sizeable and respectable wheat quotient to the flavor, more coriander gets in the way. Jeez, that's what you go all in with huh? Kind of bitter too, probably the only time a beer owes any of that to the immense coriander presence instead of hops. Taste of some other type of spice that should be used sparingly in anything, especially beer for the most part.

I dunno how they get away with charging the prices they do for some of their beers. Outside of the massive coriander dosage, the beer is only slightly better than the BMC type of clone beers aimed at this type of market.

Beerandraiderfan, Jan 02, 2012
Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 3,994 ratings.