Allagash Tripel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
2,761 Ratings
Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Tripel Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This strong golden ale is marked by passion fruit and herbal notes in the aroma, with suggestions of banana and honey in the complex palate. The Tripel has a remarkably long and smooth finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,761
Reviews:
951
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.12%
 
 
Wants:
200
Gots:
610
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,761 |  Reviews: 951
Photo of aubrey
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of tcsather
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of grahamboudreaux
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of bdub32689
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Matchews
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of fitz284
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of SeriousALEment
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Dope
4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle states Batch 163. No date that I could find.

A: A cloudy pale golden orange pour with a huge fizzy white head atop it. Excellent head retention, fades oh so slowly, leaving an island of foam behind forever. Nice fluffy tufts of lacing everywhere.

S: Great crisp refreshing aroma. Pears, apples, banana, lemons and a touch of tropical fruit - primarily tangerine and mango I'd say. Some belgian yeast spiciness is apparent.

T: Super fruity, just like the aroma. Pretty much matches up with what I've described above, though I will say the banana is quite a bit stronger. Cloves and black pepper in the middle with some yeasty sourdough bread. Finishes with a bunch of banana and lemon and some more black pepper. Almost get a hint of sweet melon in there too.

M: Medium bodied with fairly high carbonation.

O: Awesome tripel. Perhaps the best I've ever had. It is crisp, refreshing, fruity, aromatic and dangerously drinkable. Love the nice touch of tangerine in there, it really compliments the traditional tripel flavors quite well. An excellently crafted beer.

 1,076 characters

Photo of drt72
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of sendbeer
3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of HipHopinHooligan13
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of EricCioe
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of NCStateAE
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of comfortablynirm
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of rastley
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of ClayH
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of bigjer78
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Fluffypuff11
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of beerbarron18
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of MagicJeff
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into my Russian River Belgian glass

Appearance: Golden straw hue. Nice Foamy head. Tad cloudy.

Smell: Fruity yeast. Some passionfruit and flowery honey.

Taste: This beer is very complex and the taste is prolonged. Crisp yeast with slight honey. Pineapple on the back end. Even some banana. I need to have this multiple times to pinpoint the exact taste. Very cool how everything ties together.

Mouthfeel: So smooth and crisp. Slightest tingle of alcohol on the back end of drinking but it is hidden well. Dry and medium bodied.

Overall: My first Allagah beer; now I will definitely try more. Definitely a steal for the price where I bought it $7. Will revisit soon.

 679 characters

Photo of JacobMutberg
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BeerBellyBroke
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of AdamP
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of topherius
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JDizz
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
4.15 out of 5 based on 2,761 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe