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Allagash Ghoulschip - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

228 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 247
Gots: 62 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brez07 on 09-25-2010)
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Quick notes:

Really nice aroma, teasing sour notes and just a hint of pumpkin (not pumpkin spice).

This comes through on the flavor quite well. There's a mellow, organic pumpkin seed flavor, melding very well with a subdued sour note. Slight flowery sweetness; I don't get much, if any, molasses.

This is one of the more delicate sours I've had, and the pumpkin adds a nice touch without becoming just another spiced pumpkin beer.

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4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

This beer pours with no head whatsoever. It is a bright new copper color and is opaque with fairly apparent carbonation.

This beer has almost no nose that I can detect, in fact, I really can't smell too much at all, maybe a hint of brown sugar?

The taste is a sugary sweetness up front that is moderate and is quickly tempered by a hint of funk . This said, the beer is NOT nearly as crisp, acidic, or funky as with a normal wild ale. As the beer warms I get a bit more funk, but really this is all brown sugar up front. No notes of pumpkin at all even though there is quite a bit in the brew.

Not a bad beer, a very unusual example of the style and one that is well worht a try. I definitely prefer their normal coolship releases though.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

I am not a fan of pumpkin beers. The only ones I touch at this point have the words "barrel aged" on the bottle, but I will try anything Allagash puts out, fortunately, this met both requirements.

Remarkably sour for a pumpkin, the pumpkin and molasses come out in the finish. This is a fine Nelgian-style offering, with the seasonal flavour adding to the beer without being the focus. The body was light and invigorating, and I was truly sad when it was gone.

I came by this bottle by accident, and I'm now sad I didn't know better to gather more,

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Allagash Ghoulschip from Allagash Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.