Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) | Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel)Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel)

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Allagash Curieux was the first foray into barrel aging. Curieux is made by aging our Tripel Ale in Jim Beam bourbon barrels for eight weeks in our cold cellars. The aged beer is then blended back with a portion of fresh Tripel. The resulting beer is soft with coconut and vanilla notes, with hints of bourbon.

Added by Todd on 04-05-2004

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle into a snifter

A - Medium-dark hazy amber, minimal lacing or froth

S - Caramel, malty, bread

T - Dried fruit, more malt, a touch bland

M - Smooth but heavy.

O - Mellow beer, for a calm evening, ideal for the fall/early winter. Not my favorite, but a quality beer nonetheless.

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

*25.4 oz. bottle March 1st. date* Look: Brilliant golden honey amber, what was a 1 finger white head turned into a white ring around my glass. Smell: Bourbon, wet hay, spicy, honey graham crackers, faint alcohol, subtle flowers. Taste: Like the aroma yet much richer. Vanilla, subtle hints of coconut, nice fruity pear esters shine through the overall bourbon characteristics, nice hints of flowers in there with a honey wheat bread sweetness, no alcohol heat or flavor is detected, lemon zest in there as well, there is a nice bitter bite to it as well. Feel: Medium-full body, tight active carbonation. Overall: Man, this ale is a hit for me. 11% ABV is not even a presence in the flavor, very devilishly. The malt sweetness gives a little to let you know it is a big beer. I’m very impressed on how flavorful this ale is and yet it is delicate at the same time. A lovely combo Balanced and Dangerous! The bourbon isn’t overdone and the Tripel components are just right. This brew is Recommended!

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel) from Allagash Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 3,739 ratings.
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