Saison Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

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Saison AleSaison Ale

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Allagash Saison is our interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse style. It is a golden hued beer, brewed with a 2-Row blend, malted rye, oats and dark Belgian candi sugar. Saison is hopped with Tettnang, Bravo and Cascade hops. Fermented with a traditional saison yeast strain, Saison exhibits notes of spice and tropical fruit in the aroma. Citrus and a peppery spice dominate the flavor and make way for a pleasant malt character. Saison is full bodied with a remarkably dry finish.

Added by MichaelAllenVT on 12-13-2013

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3.56/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Yard House in Northridge, CA.

Pours a clear light yellow with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, earth, pepper, spice, and fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with Belgian yeast, spice, and pepper flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a Belgian yeast presence that is more prominent in the taste.

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4.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden straw colored beer, evenly and softly hazy. Head is large, tight and soapy looking. Stringy lace squiggles hang around. Aroma is flowery, sweet, bubble gum, soft spice, smooth easy lemon. Fragrant, phenolic, soapy, generally happy and calming aromas. Taste is loaded with floral sweet softness as well. Light bitterness and fine, even carbonation stir things up. Slightly dry as well. Flavors are very well integrated together. Bubble gum, lemon candy, mild sprinkling of sugar cookie, rosy kind of floral. Very nice. I get sick of the various off versions of this style but Allagash hit it just right. They remind me that I do like Saisons.

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Saison Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 1,166 ratings