Allagash Interlude | Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash InterludeAllagash Interlude
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Two yeast strains were used to create this unique 9.5% ABV Belgian style ale. The first, a Belgian farmhouse yeast, establishes the flavor foundations of a classic Belgian-style ale. The second, a house strain of Brettanomyces yeast, brings it to the next level contributing an intriguing myriad of flavors including pear, apricot, graham cracker, and bread crust. Finally, a portion of the Interlude is aged in French Merlot and Sirah oak barrels, which impart a distinctive vinous plum character and a drying, almost tannic finish.

Added by brewandbbq on 01-15-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,396
Reviews:
452
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
332
Gots:
289
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 1,396 |  Reviews: 452
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4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours a pretty, amber color. Thin, white head doesn't fade away too much. It leaves minimal lacing,

S-Aroma is relatively soft but it's pleasant. Wild tartness is the first thing I notice. Musty and funky. Some pale-fleshed fruits and hay.

T-The flavor is even better. The tartness is amped up. A light lick of oak. The fruitiness and barny flavors are also more intense. Underripe fruit and zesty yeast. Brett flavors. Also some wine notes. A very wild Saison.

M-ABV hidden well. The carbonation really lifts the body up. It's sneakily drinkable. Lingering tartness. Tannic in some essences.

O/D-I really enjoyed this beer. Allagash makes some killer brews and this one is no different. Happy to have grabbed a pint of this. A bottle is it a bit too pricey. I was however, very happy with a pint of this wild Saison.

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Allagash Interlude from Allagash Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 1,396 ratings.
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