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Allagash James Bean - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash James Bean
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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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larbush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

11-29-2013 12:59:55 | More by larbush
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler from Bestway in Greensboro, NC

A: Pours a relatively clear medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of gentle visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some burnt orange highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy off-white head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Slightly stronger than moderate aromas of freshly ground coffee with some moderate aromas of bourbon and oak (from the barrel aging). Light notes of vanilla and just a hint of Belgian yeast, light fruits, and pepper.

T: Upfront there is moderate to strong flavors of freshly brewed coffee with some moderate flavors of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. Light flavors of Belgian yeast, light fruit, and just a hint of spice/black pepper. Minimal notes of alcohol.

M: Medium bodied with slightly more than moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and a touch creamy.

O: I was slightly suspect of a bourbon barrel aged tripel with coffee but I should have known the team at Allagash had the skills to pull this beer off... The coffee and bourbon flavors really complement each other and give it hints of chocolate which make this beer pair really nicely with dessert (chocolate pecan pie and pumpkin pie here on Thanksgiving).

Serving type: growler

11-28-2013 22:58:42 | More by dbrauneis
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

11-25-2013 15:06:49 | More by RedneckBeerz
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-24-2013 23:35:56 | More by bcrossan
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-22-2013 00:59:15 | More by buzzy
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

11-21-2013 20:14:18 | More by JakerLou
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CTJman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-20-2013 22:38:58 | More by CTJman
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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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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

11-19-2013 23:31:07 | More by TripelMark
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TheRealPour

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

11-17-2013 21:15:51 | More by TheRealPour
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-16-2013 16:17:08 | More by YobroitsJoe
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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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Zimm

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

11-12-2013 02:06:25 | More by Zimm
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-10-2013 22:53:57 | More by hellhammermario
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KTien

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-07-2013 12:23:37 | More by KTien
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-04-2013 03:49:21 | More by Stum-pub
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wolf_switzer

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-28-2013 06:58:45 | More by wolf_switzer
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-25-2013 15:24:39 | More by beertardis
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

10-20-2013 19:50:47 | More by Rekrule
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

10-19-2013 21:10:06 | More by jtladner
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billab914

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

10-19-2013 17:13:43 | More by billab914
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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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Dylanjf

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-17-2013 23:16:25 | More by Dylanjf
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jumboj11

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

10-17-2013 15:21:06 | More by jumboj11
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

10-15-2013 03:42:41 | More by DoubleSimcoe
Allagash James Bean from Allagash Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.