Allagash Tripel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

2,761 Ratings
Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Tripel Ale

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States

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

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bomber into a Stein, This was the Allagash Tripel Reserve(which I have gathered is an alias for their Triple Ale) Batch #183

Appearance: Cloudy Golden Amber color with about 3 fingers of white head, little to no lacing.

Smell: Sweet smell, almost like a banana type smell, I could not smell a lot of hops.

Mouthfeall/Taste: Sweet taste with a hoppy after taste. Smoothlight bodies and well balanced.

Overall: Very enjoyable beer, I could sit down and drink a lot of this brew at a time. Have to admit I drank all 2 pints of it I had in about an hour, did not want to share it.

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a chalice. The beer pours a one finger head, with a beautiful honey color.

The light smell of honey-cloves is not pronounced like other tripels: St. Bernardus and especially Fin Du Monde come to mind.

The mouthfeel is very smooth- and pleasantly malty.

The balanced taste carries the beer: although a bit bitter, it resonates with cloves and lemon.

Overall, an excellent tripel. The smell could be stronger. I prefer St. Bernardus and Fin Du Monde, but this is an excellent example of the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into goblet.

A - Pours a light yellow gold with a small white head. A little cloudy.

S - Sweet bready malts, tropical fruit, Belgian candy sugar, banana, bubblegum.

T - A tasty mix of tropical fruit, banana, herbal spice, and bready malts. A light hop bitterness comes through towards the finish along with some earthy herbal notes.

M - Light-medium bodied, smooth, just a bit sticky. Good carbonation.

O - Awesome tripel. A great example of the style and highly drinkable. Probably my favorite Allagash offering.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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

12 ounce bottle served very cold in glass beer challis

A) This beautiful beer glows bright gold/brass when held to the light. Soft off white head lasts and lasts. Clouds of soft, fine suspended carbonation

S) Sweet and light, fresh baked sour dough, citrus. Classic Belgian Triple. Can't wait to try it.

T) Sweet, classic Belgian malt. Stewed dates and figs, sweet juices -- apricot, apple and pear. This beer delivers in a very competitive category.

M) Smooth and sticky sweet. Just the right amount of fine, bottle conditioned effervescent carbonation. Powerfull dose is barely noticable.

O) This is truly a winner; a must try if you like this category. I love Belgian Triples and typically favor the real deal. But this made in America "Belgian" makes me darn proud... and thirsty too

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Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
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