Allagash Confluence Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Confluence Ale
BA SCORE
4.04/5
936 Ratings
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Confluence Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Allagash Confluence Ale is created with a mixed fermentation; utilizing our house primary Belgian style yeast in combination with our proprietary Brettanomyces strain. The two yeast strains work in tandem creating a marriage between spice and fruit flavors that ultimately leave a lingering silky mouth feel. Confluence is brewed with a blend of both imported pilsner and domestic pale malts as well as a portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile. Tettnang and East Kent Golding hops are added in the brew process to balance the intricate malty profile while adding a sweet and spicy citrus aroma. After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel tanks to enhance the flavors. Prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with a Glacier hops, providing a pleasant balance of aromas.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,981
Reviews:
257
Ratings:
936
pDev:
9.65%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
132
Gots:
206
Trade:
9
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 936 |  Reviews: 257
Photo of robertjskelton
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of bpk59
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Beerandboards
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of taospowder
4.12/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2014 edition, delicious with great aroma, flavor and finish

59 characters

Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of julielynndubee
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of csustar001
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of MickMorgansSharon
4.48/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Jahthralmighty
4.08/5  rDev +1%

Photo of johnnnniee
4/5  rDev -1%

On tap at Cask and Vine with Mr Barleywine.
Light and fruity with a bretty funky earthy edge to it. Cereal grains and bits of earthy hops round this one out nicely.

 165 characters

Photo of Moses_Malone
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of surSippsalot
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of apasternak
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of WesM63
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of dannymo24
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of miguellunarusso
4.04/5  rDev 0%

Photo of JohnofUpton
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of acidreflux
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of shadetree67
3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jschonert
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of SpasmWaiter
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Allagash Confluence Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 936 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

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