Allagash Fluxus 2013 - Allagash Brewing Company
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Reviews by tigg924:
3.34/5 rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Appearance: dark brown in color, 1/4 inch head, medium carbonation, clear
Smell: roasted coffee
Taste: coffee and roasted malt,
Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, medium-heavy body, roasty bitterness
Overall: I am usually wowed by Allagash, however this beer did not do this for me. It is a solid roasty porter and a nice slow drinker. Above average, but nothing I would seek out again.
Serving type: on-tap
08-25-2013 13:16:39 | More by tigg924
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3.83/5 rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
750ml bottle poured into an unlabeled sherry glass 6/6/2014.
A- Dark cola brown body. Pours into a very thick and effervescent, smooth off-white head with great retention. Very reactive to agitation. Nice looking porter.
S- Hint of oranges lurk behind a chocolate malt backbone with some yeast spices. Roast malt, milk chocolate, a little bit of orange peel.
F- Milk chocolate, a hint of roast espresso, orange peel. Some yeast spice. Not particularly complex but certainly not offensive. The oranges don't show up in any real appreciable way.
M- Medium body, a bit thinner than I'd like as there is a dry, thin finish that is presumably characteristic of the yeast strains. Clean and dry. No appreciable bitterness on the aftertaste.
O- Solid porter base but missing any strong orange presence. Well-crafted and not difficult to drink whatsoever. Enjoyed this one, but at $20 a bottle, I'd expect more of this beer.
Serving type: bottle
06-07-2014 12:18:50 | More by Stevedore
4.35/5 rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
The beer poured a dark amber color. It was dark enough that in the glass it appeared opaque. Coffee and cream head. I smelled a little citrus. The taste was mainly roasty notes, but with an aftertaste which reminded me of the aftertaste of orange juice. Blending blood oranges with a porter worked nicely.
Serving type: bottle
06-02-2014 23:52:24 | More by deg
Allagash Fluxus 2013 from Allagash Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.