Allagash Black | Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash BlackAllagash Black

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Allagash Black is a Belgian style stout brewed with 2 Row barley, torrified wheat, oats, both roasted and chocolate malt and a generous portion of dark caramelized candi sugar. The silky mouth feel is a great balance to the roasted character, coffee and dark chocolate notes expressed throughout this beer.

Added by Bassetdawg on 12-14-2007

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml (batch 22)
A) Pours with a two finger head, tan in color. Dark chestnut colored body. Sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Roasted grains. Hints of chocolate. Subtle caramel. Typical Belgian dark aromas - raisins, candi sugar.
T) Smoky. Sweet tree fruit - raisin, plum.
M) Medium-full bodied. Lightly carbonated. Creamy.
O) A delicious Belgian dark. Classic Belgian characteristics with a pleasant stout twist.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes pitch black with a off white, slightly brown head with decent sized bubbles from the bottle conditioning.

The aroma has molasses, this fruity ester of pear, apple peel. A bit of milk chocolate and roasted malt, but still light on the aroma. As the beer warms up, it moves onto a woody herbal bitter note.

The flavor shines through however. In the front, there's spiciness of clove, pepper along with some chocolate. The middle hits with this intriguing fruit peel ester along with a white raisin. The finish hits with aggressive espresso, as well as floral and a woody, herbal bitterness.

There's a decent amount of carbonation that scrubs the tongue and kicks the sweetness away into that bitterness. It gives the beer some body.

An interesting take on the style.

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Allagash Black from Allagash Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 2,659 ratings.
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