Allagash Bourbon Barrel Black | Allagash Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Belgian Style Stout, Black, aged for one year in bourbon barrels. The toffee,chocolate and coconut nose is followed by a smooth bitter chocolate and bourbon flavor. The finish is dry, roasted and warming.

Added by rye726 on 03-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
442
Reviews:
84
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
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72
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49
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4
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Allagash tasting room.

Beer is black (surprising!) with a minimal tan head. Head fades quickly. Some lace.

Nose contains toffee and cocoa. Some oak.

The bourbon is fairly subtle, but there. Oak and vanilla, and some anise. Belgian yeast. Chocolate, roasted malt.

Full bodied, but not heavy. Moderate carbonation. Slick.

Overall, pretty good, but not something I would search high and low for.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap @ The Reservoir

A - Black with a thin layer of dirty cream coloured head.

S - Oak, bourbon, chcolate, dark fruit.

T - Roast, chocolate, Belgian yeast, clove, spice. Oak and bourbon present but not dominant. Smooth and well integrated barrel and base beer flavours.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Dry. Light carbonation.

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Allagash Bourbon Barrel Black from Allagash Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 442 ratings.
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