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Allagash Golden Brett - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Golden Brett
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

112 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 16
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden Brett is a dark golden colored beer, brewed with Victory, 2-Row and Red Wheat malt. It was lightly hopped with a blend of Northern Brewer and Simcoe hops. The beer started it's primary fermentation in a stainless tank and finished fermentation in a 800 gallon oak foudre. The finished beer has fruity nose and flavors of citrus, apricot and bread crust. The mild tartness of the beer gives way to a long, clean finish.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2013)
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-05-2013 16:56:45 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-01-2013 01:16:27 | More by LambicKing
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-31-2013 23:28:09 | More by Hanzo
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2013 01:29:29 | More by BARFLYB
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-30-2013 13:21:16 | More by Sarge3130
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-24-2013 22:03:13 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-22-2013 10:53:42 | More by ComRock12
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

as far as i know this is only available on tap at the source, but its only id like to see proliferate, its fantastic and unique. pouring a surprisingly clear sunshine color with a limited but lacey white head, this beer smells like generous brett. funky and tart, piquant might describe it best, a little acidic, lemons and limes, great great nose. the malt is nonexistent in the flavor, and all i can taste are bittering hops and crazy yeast. its a Belgian gone wild, the brett has really expanded the flavors, with new fruits like pears and green apples being picked up, as well as a farmy hay or straw grassy vibe. complex and drinkable, this has a very well hidden alcohol strength. the coolest part is that the beer is free at allagash. they could charge whatever they want for this and i would still buy it, and they just give it away. just brilliant stuff!

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2013 14:32:53 | More by StonedTrippin
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braican

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-19-2013 14:05:39 | More by braican
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-16-2013 04:13:52 | More by jacewg
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1up

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

08-14-2013 13:36:10 | More by 1up
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-13-2013 23:47:22 | More by DerekMorgan
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-12-2013 07:23:28 | More by zestar
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at the Local Option. Got the last pour, as the keg blew about two-thirds through my glass. Served in a tulip.

A - As expected, there was giant foam. Excellent retention, thick cap, and tons of splotchy lace top a transparent golden body.

S - Aroma is terrific: a mixture of tropical fruit, with pineapple and guava, sweat and musky funk, and a sweet tart tanginess to it. Really delicious, complex, and balanced.

T - The taste unfortunately doesn't match the aroma; more yeasty and doughy, with a vague plastic note to it. There's some peach and grape skin flavor, with a bit of sour lemon in the finish. Not as funky, and with an oddly medicinal brett flavor that I don't totally love.

M - The fill resulted in lower carbonation, but I'm guessing earlier pours had a touch more spritz to them. Medium body, soft texture, and no obvious alcohol.

D - The aroma was killer, but the taste had some flavors I didn't totally enjoy. Still, on the whole this was a pretty tasty beer; it's a shame I didn't get a full pour. Hopefully Allagash makes this again, as it's a very nice brett beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-10-2013 21:39:17 | More by MasterSki
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-06-2013 23:56:37 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

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Allagash Golden Brett from Allagash Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.