1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Allagash Merveilleux - Allagash Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Allagash MerveilleuxAllagash Merveilleux

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

277 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 277
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.18%
Wants: 88
Gots: 81 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is a blend of five different beers fermented in a mix of both bourbon and wine barrels. Brettanomyces, pediococcus and lactobacillus were all utilized to create a myriad of flavors in this unique copper colored beer. The aroma is defined by the presence of the Brett resulting in both a crusty bread and fruit character. The tartness works well with the light oak and distinct citrus flavors, which are followed by a gentle maltiness and dry finish.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-14-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 277 | Reviews: 36 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Pete27lax
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Pete27lax, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of facesnorth
4/5  rDev -6.5%

facesnorth, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Kevinpitts
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%

Kevinpitts, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of grover37
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

grover37, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of bishopdc0
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

bishopdc0, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Houser
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Houser, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of huysmans
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

huysmans, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of mctizzz
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

mctizzz, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of jdense
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

jdense, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of vonnerbeer
5/5  rDev +16.8%

vonnerbeer, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of zachattack555
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

zachattack555, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of daryk77
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

daryk77, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of oline73
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

oline73, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

mendvicdog, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Cynic-ale, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of Sparky44
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Sparky44, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of TommyTheCat
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

TommyTheCat, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of JLeet
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

JLeet, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of sweemzander
4.35/5  rDev +1.6%

375mL corked and caged bottle pouredi nto a tulip. 5-17-13 bottled date.

(A)- Pours an orange-like red amber hued color; almost like clay tinted mud, but did produce a light layer of white froth.

(S)- An intense cherry and strawberry-like oaky acidity to this up front. Ever so slight dry funk to it, but otherwise a very inviting oaky fruited sourness.

(T)- What I like about it is how oak forward this is ; similar to a flanders in that sense. Subdued darker berry fruits but with that great funky yet sour oak barrel throughout.

(M)- A great carbonation level balances well with what is going on in the glass. Its sour, but balances well with the dry funk, oak, and subtle fruit levels.

(O)- A tasty sour, that I wish were easier to track down around my parts here in the Midwest. Big oak flavors that mesh well with the acidic sourness and fruit.

sweemzander, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of vande
4.75/5  rDev +11%

vande, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of CoolEthan
4/5  rDev -6.5%

CoolEthan, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Devman171
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Devman171, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of cmrillo
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

cmrillo, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of SocalKicks
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

SocalKicks, Jul 07, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Allagash Merveilleux from Allagash Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.