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Allagash Fluxus 2011 - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

99 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 99
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 16.09%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This year's Fluxus was brewed with Belgian pilsen malt, light munich, malted wheat and a variety of aromatic and colored malts. It was hopped using only Alsatian Brewers Gold . It was then fermented with our house yeast at a lower than typical temperature, resulting in a more subdued ester profile than expressed in our other house yeast beers. Primary fermentation was followed by a cold maturation or "garding" period of six weeks.
The resulting beer is a medium amber colored ale with a smooth lager quality. The aroma presents a complex earthiness and toasted grains, balanced by a fruity candied grape character. The full body highlights a rounded maltiness accentuated by both nutty notes, and spicy hop flavors. The finish is remarkably dry with a wine-like character and light tannins.

(Beer added by: Brez07 on 08-02-2011)
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Tria, Philly, PA

Definitely a tasty one here. Poured into a tulip glass, a dark orange-amber, cloudy, with just under a finger of fine eggshell head. Caramel in the nose, honey-coated bread, spice and yeast, gentle fruits. Taste is similar, bready, light sugars, sweet and fruity with notes of apples, pears and apricots. Lightly spiced with hints of pepper and clove, with a moderate hop appearance mid- to end-palate. Medium-bodied, smooth and flavorful, just a bit syrupy, and overall nicely drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

09-25-2011 19:31:20 | More by Rifugium
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S - Sweet grainy and bready malts, some biscuit, citrus peel, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, other spices, bit of farmhouse funk.

T - Sweet grainy, biscuit, and bready malts, lemon and other citrus zest, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, other spices, some farmhouse funk, a touch of tart green fruit.

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Allagash Fluxus 2011 from Allagash Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.