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Allagash Tripel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

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4.14/5
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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
Ranking:
#1,539
Reviews:
956
Ratings:
2,808
pDev:
10.14%
Bros Score:
4.15
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a corked 750mL bottle into Koningshoven chalice. Batch #180.

A: A finger of white head tops an straw-gold translucent ale with noticeable effervescence. Excellent lacing.

S: White grape juice and dry yeast. Spices and a hint of tangerine zest.

T: Smooth, round, and sweet. Pears, peaches, and red-bland apple. The spice is a constant, subtle, and welcome needleprick piercing the overall sweetness of flavour. Moderate, uncarbonated mouthfeel is a boon to the taste, but makes for a rather 'blah' beverage. The aftertaste is brief, but tart.

M: Suitable!

O: This is a good tripel, but not the best. Not even the best Allagash, but it's up there. The fruitiness is just acidic enough, the maintaste just brief enough, and the spice just overbearing enough to miss the mark of greatness.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a great beer!
The smell is full of sweet deep and pleasant; i don't want to say "banana", but it has that spirit. It rests ever so softly on the back of the throat, with just a feel of the warmth from the alcohol.

It sits in the glass a very proud beer with a warm burnt yellow glow of many sunsets.

I love this beer. you get a killer body high that can only be enjoyed if your kicking back with old friends, or in the comfort of your home. DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE WHEN DRINKING THIS BEER!

You will get a good buzz from this beer. Very mellow and relaxing.

I use a wide mouth glass and like to let it breathe a little. Maybe 5-7 minutes. It seems to air out nicely. If you are sitting in front of it while it breathes, you will be gifted with its almost spice like aroma.

I'm different, I like this beer cold. I uncap a bottle when it's very cold, and it maintains as a chilled beer throughout its existence. I have enjoyed this at room temperature also.

Enjoy!

Patric Mykel
12/23/12

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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 2,808 ratings
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