Allagash Tripel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
2,762 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:
2,762
Reviews:
951
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.12%
 
 
Wants:
200
Gots:
610
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,762 |  Reviews: 951
Photo of hoojAmAphut
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Develops a good head. Keeps it for a while. It's a bit more subtle in all its flavor notes aside from the bitter ones. Probably among the top 10 for me personally.

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Photo of heytomcat
3.13/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sabtos
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy pale yellow-gold with a soft white blanket.

Smell is white bread dough, banana, apple, lemon, butterscotch, and some phenols.

Taste is very well balanced between all of the above described aroma elements, plus a touch more of that Belgian spicy yeast, a little woodiness, wheat, honey, and a hint of booze and bittering hops.

This beer is really soft and frothy, with a medium body. I had some particularly bad home brews before drinking this, and what a relief it was to be able to ease my palate with such a well made Allagash brew.

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Photo of anon
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sirhc3034
4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kenstogie
4.84/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

effin awesome. perhaps my favorite beer.

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Photo of Eziel
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of madelf66
3.99/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyjohnson55
4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wxb1111
4.64/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the 750ml bottle into a pint glass with a beautiful golden color with rapidly rising bubbles. Foamy finger sized head with lacings reminiscent of it tracing the empty glass. You can smell the slight hoppiness and fruity bouquet. The taste is slightly bitter, and this makes it all the more enjoyable to me. I want to taste the malts\, but I want to taste other flavors as well, like many good Belgian Triples. I recommend this as a light tasting beer with the lingering of cloves and honey . This is a beer I would buy in a 4 pack when I can find it.

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Photo of AMCimpi
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kingmaker
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Bonedeath
3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hombo3
4.56/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pats3peat12
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PugsandBeer
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of craigferraro
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigSmooth12
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wamba
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bdaggett
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It seems like the Allagash Tripel is very heavy on the spices and malts, opposed to other Tripels that are more malt heavy. The beer is well-balanced otherwise, but the spices can be a little overwhelming, like some other Allagash beers.

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Photo of Mikexw
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
4.15 out of 5 based on 2,762 ratings.
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