Allagash Victoria Ale | Allagash Brewing Company
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Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States | website
Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%
Notes / Commercial Description:
Victoria Ale was inspired by a visit to Victoria Mansion, in Portland, Maine and the visual references to Bacchus, the god of wine. The brewer's decided to fuse the worlds of beer and wine. Over two hundred pounds of Chardonnay (Vidal Blanc in 2010) grapes were brought in, crushed on site and added directly to the mash. Victoria Ale's aroma is fruity spice, and the taste presents subtle notes of green banana, black pepper, and fresh-crushed mint. With a focus on the subtle, wine-like character of the grapes, the 9.0% ABV brew boasts a pale copper color, Belgian yeast influence, and a medium body with a long candied fruit finish with hints of honeydew melon, and, of course, white wine grapes.
Added by hopsaplenty on 04-29-2006
Reviews: 148 | Ratings: 481
Allagash Victoria Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.