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Allagash Fluxus 2013 - Allagash Brewing Company

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86
very good

302 Ratings
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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 8
Gots: 24 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Ale brewed with blood oranges.

(Beer added by: dar482 on 07-05-2013)
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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.

Stevedore, Jun 07, 2014
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Allagash Fluxus 2013 from Allagash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.