Allagash White | Allagash Brewing Company

5,323 Ratings
Allagash WhiteAllagash White

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of TheKingofWichita
4.07/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice hazy golden yellow with a white head and some small lacing that sticks around a moment. Smells of coriander and other spices mixed with orange peel and godly bliss. Tastes like an almost perfect blend of crisp spices and fresh citrus; light, bubbly, fantastic. Mouthfeel is very nice with carbonation giving the brew even more life. High drinkability.

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Photo of luvbier
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Hearneator
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of DavidSeanNJ
4.65/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

200th review...

Might as well go with one of my favorite witbiers...a classic IMO.


Served into a pint glass.

A- Bright cloudy golden color, think a dark lemonade color. Fluffy white head, no lacing. Damn good lookin wit here...

S- Smell was overly citrus with the orange peel really coming through. Some lemon zest as well. Fruity and yeasty, great combo.

T- Corriander, sugar, lemon zest, assorted spices. Some pineapple? Other fruits.

M- This was thin bodied, but appropriate for the brew. Toned down carbonation, also appropriate.

D- Phenomenal and easy to drink. I could drink these all day at a barbeque. This is a witbier done right, not too sweet, not too spicy, flavorful and well balanced.

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Photo of bcp5296d
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of smccann
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of JohnnyDuvel
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've had this before, but for whatever reason, hadn't rated it. This time I had the small bottle (as opposed to the 750). This is a wonderful, crisp, refreshing wit. As good as any I've had in this style. Ultimately, I prefer their triple, but this is nearly as good. Appearance as you would expect, light golden color, small head with some retention. Fruity, somewhat dry taste. I find that Allagash has a distinctive taste, which is there in all of their styles. Tangy, refreshing beer.

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Photo of JStampler
3.76/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Valentno7
5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of JMUduke
4.77/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RedChrome
3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a very light golden color, with a uneven cloudiness. Very little head that disappeared almost as soon as I finished the pour. Minimal carbonation can be seen. No lacing.

Interesting aroma that had a mixture of unidentified citrus, mixed spice, and slight hops. I wish I could identify the different parts of the aroma, but general families of scent are the best I can idenitfy.

Had a very clean base to the flavor. Major taste of fresh lemon with a big note of spice. The spice also has a note of woodsy flavor very reminisint of oregano.

Feels nice on the palate and the after effects of the taste remind my taste buds of the nice crisp flavor. Carbonation does hint trough unlike the appearance.

Overall a very good beer. Definitly a nice after dinner selection to refresh the palate. Almost could act as a sorbet between courses.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of JDeming
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of terpdog
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheDM
2.76/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This brew pours a small head of fine white mostly lasting bubbles that left an excellent lacing and a straw yellow colored body. I smelled no discernable aroma from it. It had a tingly mouthfeel and a mild bread flavor. Nothing much here and I was not as impressed with it as others seem to be.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%

Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 5,323 ratings.
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