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Allagash House Beer - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

178 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 23
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 10-05-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

iL0VEbeer, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

PHBoiler, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of cosmicevan
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Big thanks to scott for tossing this one my way, been dying to try it. Enjoyed from an allagash glass. Look is honey orange with a thin creamy foamy head that hung around. The head moved as a unit and didnt leave any lacing when i.swirled the glass. Smell is soft grassiness with hints of clove and bubblegum. Definitely a belgian pale. Taste is much spicier than the nose suggests. Peppery with subtle fruit notes. Surprising bitterness on the finish. All in all very cool to try this beer, but not something i would chase down but a great unoffensive beer that could be enjoyed by beer novices and seasoned tickers alike. Great house beer.

cosmicevan, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

campfirebrew, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

July2Nov, Jun 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

juicebox, Jun 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

polishkaz, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

doremite, Jun 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

freebirdbm14, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewery tasting room. The beer is a bright, yellow-gold coloring with a filmy, sparse, surface coating of off-white head. Nose of citrus hops, with a subtle Belgian yeast funk and spice. Flavors are light, with a bready backbone holding a bitter, resiny hops overlay. Citrus highlights throughout, with a toasty character throughout. The aftertaste is slightly spiced and citrusy, with a clean, slightly dry finish. Very solid, very drinkable brew.

GarthDanielson, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of JRed
3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden with white head that stays around. Smells of funky flowers, lemons, wet grass, and hay. Tastes of funky sunflowers, lemon sweetness, hay. Light bodied with medium carbonation. A great session with funk character. Really fuggin nice in the summer heat.

JRed, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

jjcote, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

JAHMUR, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Massbmx, May 25, 2013
Photo of MasterSki
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Sean for sharing this one. Served in a tasting snifter at Northdown pre-Cubs vs. Cards.

A - White foam settles to wisps, a thin collar, and minimal lacing. Lightly hazed orange body.

S - Orange citrus, stone fruits, some earthy and slightly musty yeast character. Bready and mildly sugar malts come out as the beer warms up. The yeast character is complex and seems far more 'authentic' that most American Belgians.

T - Very light in taste, with a bit of estery Belgian yeast, bright orange, and some bready and lightly sweet malts.

M - Light in body, with mild, lower carbonation. Pretty clean on the palate and perhaps a touch too watery, even at 4.5%.

D - A very easy-drinking Belgian table beer that is one of the most convincing American examples I've tried. I could imagine drinking numerous glasses of this at a beer garden somewhere.

MasterSki, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

pperez38, May 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

kbuzz, May 02, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle shared by mixylplik3, thanks for the opportunity Matt!
Pours a lightly hazy medium golden color with a huge beige head that persists forever. Aromas of citrus clove and pepper with a hint of honey like sweet maltiness. The flavor is a sweet malty concoction with a fair amount of clove and pepper with bits of orange and light tart citrus rounding it out. Medium body with a spirited level of carbonation and a sweet light phenolic mouthfeel. Nice beer, not really my favorite style, but better than some others I've tried.

johnnnniee, Apr 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

AdamP, Apr 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

drabmuh, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

eawolff99, Apr 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Jason1337, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12. oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin later. It is s pale orange color with clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Slightly sweet and bready malts, tangerine, and spice.

Taste: Hops are a bit more noticeable in the taste. Tart lemon flavor and lingering bitterness like the style traditionally should be.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, a little chewy, and tingly bitterness.

Overall: I scored this bottle from a friend when I was up in Maine a few weeks ago. Never seen it before and only sold through the brewery store from what I was told. Cool stuff.

Flounder57, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

t0rin0, Mar 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Thorpe429, Mar 13, 2013
Allagash House Beer from Allagash Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.