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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

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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%

mmmaaattt, Apr 26, 2014
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atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

RichardMNixon, Apr 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

funkyaudio, Apr 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Devman171, Apr 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

wonothesane42, Apr 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

riemster, Apr 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

kristougher, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

KevSal, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of N_Schleret
4.16/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a brown amber color with a one finger off white head that dissipates to sudsy lacing.
S: Sweet cherry, plum, oak, funk.
T: Tart cherry, plum, vinegar, funk.
M: medium body, light puckering, and dry.
O: I would have liked a little more puckering sourness.

N_Schleret, Apr 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

eawolff99, Apr 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

afsdan, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

bishopdc0, Apr 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

lookrider, Mar 31, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12.7 fl oz bottle into GM tulip. date bottled: 12/21/14.

A: pours blond out of the bottle, but looks much more ruby in my glass.

S: smells very musty with a heavy dose of sour cherries. smells sour and vinous.

T: sweet and tart. a lot of barny funk and horse blanket flavor. good. sour cherry flavor as well. not too tart in the finish. in fact a little bit grainy and dry.

M: solid carb and pop coming out of the bottle. carb is zesty. medium bodied.

D: really good stuff. wouldn't expect anything less from these guys when it comes to funk. worth it if you can find any at this point. to all my cellar-heads out there, drinks great now and im sure it will hold up great for a few more years.

Jimmys, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Gotti311, Mar 21, 2014
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DustinSWB, Mar 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

sjjn, Mar 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Jtrigonis, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

roostor07, Mar 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

MastaShonuf, Mar 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

DrewLikesBeer, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

lunarbrew, Feb 16, 2014
Allagash FV 13 from Allagash Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.