Allagash Black | Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash BlackAllagash Black
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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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4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-a dark chestnut brown with brown highlights and a thin layer of tan head that quickly disappears to leave some lacing on the top

S-rich malt, dark fruits, and light coffee and molasses

T-Taste is similar to the smell. Rich malt and dark fruits gets the Belgian part of the beer and has a bit of a roasted malt and coffee taste to go with the stout part. A very interesting combination of two styles.

M-medium body, medium carbonation, and a slightly dry roasted finish

Overall I really enjoyed this beer. Interesting combination of two styles that seems to work very well. I will look for this again.

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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2/5  rDev -50.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of chinchill
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear black with a touch of brown at the edges. Small tan head reduces fast to a partial coat, but there's enough carbonation to produce some lacing.

A fruity, yeasty aroma that's more like a hefeweizen than expected. Flavor is a cross between a Belgian PA and a wheat beer. It has a relatively high hop/malt ratio for style. Spicy from both the yeast and more subtle hops.

M: medium body; somewhat lively carbonation.

O: an interesting and well balanced ale.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two Allagash taps in one spot, what a great suprise!

Black liquid topped by a tan head. Lots of carbonation maintained the foam and nice-looking lace. The aroma has lots of elements, dark fruit, roast malt, belgian yeast adds another element. Nice malt base flavor, grainy but still sweet, slight amount of smoke, cocoa, even some coffee/espresso. Crisp, yet smooth, medium body, dry finish. Complex yet well balanced.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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1/5  rDev -75.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

Allagash Black from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.9% out of 100 with 2,669 ratings
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