Allagash Fluxus 2012 - Allagash Brewing Company

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88
very good

146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Fluxus 2012 is a strong ale brewed with spelt and spiced with green and pink peppercorns. It was fermented with the same strain of yeast that DeDolle (Belgium) uses.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-08-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

on tap at Duckworths (NC)

Pour is golden, lightly hazy, with a moderate size off-white head that is exceptionally durable and leaves fine lacing.

Clear Belgian yeasty note in both tasting and the aroma. After a minute of adjustment to the initially unpleasant but limited Brett.

M: very smooth with ample soft carbonation.

O: American version of this Belgian style that exaggerates the Belgian features. I found this slightly challenging.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a clear, rich golden yellow with a fluffy white head that doesn't lace. The nose is mildly peppercorny with a touch of yeast and honey sweetness. As the beer warms a bit there is a great Belgian yeast presence, a honey sweetness, and a lightly biting peppercorn in the taste. This beer is definitely a medium bodied, drinkable Belgian brew with subtle, yet distinct peppercorn presence. I like this beer and think it's a worthy consideration as an Allagash seasonal because it's a very drinkable Belgian pale that relies on the subtle, earthy, spiciness provided by the green/pink peppercorns.

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A - Hazy golden-yellow with a big finger of frothy white head. Fades very slowly.

S - Sweet grainy and bready malts, Belgian yeast, coriander, peppercorns, other farmhouse character, lemon zest.

T - Sweet grainy and bready malts, Belgian yeast, peppercorns, coriander, other spices, tart lemon zest, fruity esters, and some light floral flavors.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, peppery finish.

D - Great balanced BSPA. Nice amount of spices.

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Golden pils colored pour with a tight little head and oil-slick lacing. Nicely bittered by the hops, good bit of citrus in the nose and mouth. Loads of fresh lemon and bitter fruit-flesh, a little grassy in the finish. The mouthfeel is quite nice, bravo on the viscosity. Solid brew.

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Allagash Fluxus 2012 from Allagash Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.