Allagash Victoria Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Victoria Ale
BA SCORE
79.8%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 499 ratings
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Victoria Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,207
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
499
Liked:
398
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
9.44%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
91
Trade:
4
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Allagash Victoria Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.8% out of 100 with 499 ratings
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