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Allagash FV 13 - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

624 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 624
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 159
Gots: 197 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

FV 13 marks our first venture into the world of foudre beers. Foudres are giant oak tanks used for aging (this one holds 2700 gallons.) FV 13 is a blend of wild yeast and bacteria, a base beer with lots of malt character, and about four years of patience.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

crobinso, Jun 10, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear brown-amber with small head. Aroma is very oaky, cherries and caramel malts. Alcohol is not very perceptible for such a high abv sour, but the strong malt base is certainly distinctive. I’m not surprised about the long oak-aging period as the taste is incredibly woody. Other flavors are coherent with aroma (cherries, caramel) with a decent tart finish.

jbaker67, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

RuckusDu, Jun 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

EricDu, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

ColForbinBC, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

my_knew_craft, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

fthegiants, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

warnerry, Jun 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

FeDUBBELFIST, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Phobicsquirrel, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

robgage, May 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

ericlawton007, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

KevMo84, May 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

facesnorth, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.1%

WeisGuy, May 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

visualmartyr, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

anteater, May 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Fitze, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Dactrius, May 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

dwagner003, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Aubrie530, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Bwagner1122, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

LP_Tyler, May 02, 2014
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ChrisChagnon, May 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

4amepiphany, Apr 28, 2014
Allagash FV 13 from Allagash Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.