Allagash Tripel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
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2,778 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:
2,778
Reviews:
954
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.12%
 
 
Wants:
204
Gots:
618
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,778 |  Reviews: 954
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

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

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

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

L: Translucent, hazy straw with a fluffy white head. The retention isn't great, but there's lots of lacing.

S: Smells of banana, pear, apple, honey, lemon, cracker, straw, honeydew melon, white grapes, white wine, clover, coriander, and clove.

T: The taste follows the nose. Green apple, pear, banana candy, and lemon peel upfront. Cracker, honey, and a hint of alcohol warmth in the middle. Honeydew melon, white grape, vanilla, and passion fruit in the finish. Finishes dry and spicy with lingering notes of clove, coriander, pepper, grass, and oak-like tannins.

F: Medium-full body, carbonation is bright and smooth, the beer is dry, effervescent, and drinks like a charm. The alcohol is ridiculously well-hidden.

O: This is absurdly good. This is on par with its Belgian counterparts. Truly a work of art!

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Photo of Epicfail97081
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dsimenson
4.37/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cshaffer
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Allagash Tripel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
4.15 out of 5 based on 2,778 ratings.
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