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Allagash Coolship Red | Allagash Brewing Company

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4.5/5
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580 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Spontaneous beer aged with raspberries.

Added by gregc on 06-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#161
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
580
pDev:
6.89%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
1,007
Gots:
105
Trade:
11
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 580 |  Reviews: 95
Photo of DinoBlueShoes
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of McAndrew
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of afsdan
5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of parris
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Mouth puckeringly sour and delicious, the raspberries add a wonderful sweet fruity aspect to an already amazing beer.

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Photo of BrewedAwakening
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into 3 oz tasting glasses at the Southern Maine Beer Drinkers Club August meeting, as a gift from Rob Tod and Jason Perkins.

A: slightly hazy, with the hue of fresh raspberries. very reminiscent of a rose petal.

S: fresh raspberries and barnyard, almost like standing half way between the raspberry patch and the horse stables on a hot summer day.

T: taking a sip of this beer is like picking a fresh raspberry, popping it in your mouth, and squishing it between your tongue and the roof of your mouth until the fruit dissolves. as the raspberry fades, the complexity of the wild yeasts comes into play.

M: stays beautifully in the mouth with a fruitiness and crispness, hangs on the tongue as the flavors unfold.

D: extremely drinkable. with every sip, my mouth began to salivate as a sign that my brain wanted more! i feel very lucky to have experienced this beer. i can only hope this is a sign of things to come from Rob and Jason.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.98/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of MattyTibbs
4.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I love raspberries, so this review is a bit biased toward this beer. That being said, Red is my favorite Allagash product to date. From the moment I popped the cork, the raspberry aroma punched me in the nose & I knew it wouldn't let me down. Pours a nice red, perfect tartness & that raspberry flavor is just incredible.

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Photo of rjp217
4.94/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ScientificSquill
4.92/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
4.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Reds76
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PHBoiler
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is my favorite american wild ale. It combines the complexity of a lambic-style sour with a fruited sour. The beer pours a perfect deep pink hue in the glass with a bit of foamy white head. The smell is quite tart with a bit of funk. You can smell fields but you can't distinctly pick up the raspberry on the nose. The taste is harmonious with a smooth pucking tartness that is well rounded. It tastes like a not quite ripe fresh picked raspberry. It's a beautiful beer. The mouthfeel is so smooth and properly carbed that it really elevates the base. This one and RR Beatification are at another level for american wild ales to me.

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Photo of MRVermont
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of crobinso
4.86/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kristougher
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeyDubs
4.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Mildly funky aroma, some oak, big fruity sour raspberry taste. Nice feel. Not too complex.

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Photo of Nmelione
4.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BMFR1811
4.8/5  rDev +6.7%

Allagash Coolship Red from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 580 ratings
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