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Allagash Four | Allagash Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States
allagash.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew this beer with four malts, four sugars, four hop varieties and we ferment it four times, using four different yeast strains. The complexity of the brewing process is matched by the complexity of this unique beer. Flavors of raisin, candied fruit and plum express themselves throughout.

Added by UnionMade on 03-26-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,393
Reviews:
464
Ratings:
997
pDev:
9.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
143
Trade:
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Ratings: 997 |  Reviews: 464
Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigRizz62
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jrob21
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aszatk01
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BH712
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.97/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap 1/31/2015 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI, served in a goblet glass.

A: The beer is a deep coppery brown color with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains brown sugar, dark fruit, Belgian yeast, caramelized malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel, brown sugar and dark fruit. Then some breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty malt character. There’s also a touch of alcohol. The hops presence is faint as you would expect and there’s a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down dangerously easy, not too filling, strong kick, good representation of style, this is a good strong Belgian beer to drink for a while.

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Photo of TTTBeer
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cjgiant
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ROGUE16
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jwale73
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Perfect brew to open up for Juno. 750ml corked and caged bottle served in my Allagash chalice. 2014 vintage. Pours somewhere between cider and mahogany in color with a slight haze to the clarity and a rocky, two inch, cream-colored head embedded with tiny pinpricks. Nose is somewhat subdued - figs and yeast. Taste consistent with nose; however, there's also a faint medicinal quality and a trace of something metallic towards the back. Mouthfeel is medium-light with an easy, even carbonation. Overall, a decent Quad but the pricepoint ($18.49) and overall character isn't on par with the exemplars of the style (e.g. St. Bernardus 12, Rochefort 10, etc.).

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Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zekenyce
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thehardwoodsessions
4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Malty, not sure what after taste is

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Photo of brauseboof
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NJBeer265
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wrigfen
4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikefriedman90
4.39/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark Amber with a strong smell. Strong beer but very tasty and malty. Drinkable ... Perhaps too drinkable for the 9oz pour! Great beer from Allagash

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3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csfcmitchell
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Allagash Four from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 997 ratings
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