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Allagash James Bean - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

247 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 20
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
James Bean is our bourbon barrel aged Tripel (Curieux), with cold pressed coffee added. We use coffee from www.mattscoffee.com right here in Maine.

(Beer added by: jlindros on 07-09-2012)
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MenardMa

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +22%

03-16-2013 17:15:21 | More by MenardMa
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doctorjack

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +22%

06-12-2014 23:22:40 | More by doctorjack
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BrewerB

Florida

5/5  rDev +22%

05-31-2013 05:31:46 | More by BrewerB
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mcphish22

Maryland

5/5  rDev +22%

02-19-2013 03:10:27 | More by mcphish22
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jeff12hoops

California

4.85/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Incredible brew. Tasted this on tap during SF beer week at the Willows.

I had never tasted a light-hued beer with coffee flavor before, and this one was outstanding. At first smell, I noted a pure, balanced, coffee aroma that wasn't overpowering. The taste was smooth and light, but rich in flavor that mixed the best qualities of a Belgian and a coffee porter. Excellent balance, smooth finish, and pleasant aftertaste. Thoroughly impressed. I tried a bunch of Allagash offerings tonight and this one was the cream of the crop.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2014 07:04:09 | More by jeff12hoops
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-18-2014 20:25:09 | More by IPAchris
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Jackz29

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

03-17-2014 19:16:29 | More by Jackz29
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ncelauro

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

10-18-2013 22:32:08 | More by ncelauro
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Liverpool08

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-02-2014 22:15:34 | More by Liverpool08
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rudabegga9

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

12-29-2013 15:41:29 | More by rudabegga9
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

11-20-2013 00:15:51 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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TommyTheCat

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

07-12-2014 04:21:03 | More by TommyTheCat
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atrocity

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

04-25-2014 15:01:04 | More by atrocity
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kif

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

11-16-2013 02:12:31 | More by kif
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palma

New York

4.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at the Allagash even at Rattle n Hum bar NYC.

Peanut butter! Thats what I taste and I love it. The mouthfeel is amazing smooth it works with the flavor great.

Also flavors of oak and rum and citrus fruits. Great combination and an excellent example of american brewing ingenuity.

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2014 14:45:50 | More by palma
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antott0523

New Jersey

4.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Three Penny's in Montpelier, VT. 5/22/14.

This beer is extremely drinkable for such a high ABV beer. The alcohol did not come through, and I could not drink it more quickly because it tasted so freaking great. It pours a rich amber color, which decries the nose and palate, as the beer has such a strong coffee flavor. It may not be something that a traditional Belgian style ale enthusiast enjoys, but the coffee marries so well with the Belgian flavor profile. Coffee is star here, and it is done so well.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2014 01:53:01 | More by antott0523
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-21-2014 19:33:03 | More by Iparedman
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-14-2014 13:17:47 | More by dmachado
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-29-2013 16:54:54 | More by KevinGordon
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-15-2013 00:21:22 | More by jsanford
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-03-2013 21:40:05 | More by campfirebrew
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-31-2014 15:43:06 | More by runner72
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-15-2014 18:07:58 | More by DubCo21
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-17-2013 00:48:34 | More by nlfrenette
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Allagash James Bean from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.