Allagash White | Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash WhiteAllagash White
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,277
Reviews:
1,377
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
11.65%
 
 
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479
Gots:
1,389
For Trade:
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Ratings: 5,277 |  Reviews: 1,377
Photo of bellywin
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of isdash
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of Lare453
3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz into a dfh glass

a exteremely light yelloe, a pale pale yellow. possiblay the lightest beer ive ever drank. very cloudy, small white head, dissipates fast. left a large white crown around the glass.

s lemons, yeast light grains

t very light taste. the beginning is fresh lemons that enters into a yeasty middle and end. the aftertaste is fresh grains. a very refreshing beer.

m thin and almost crisp. light prickly carbonation

o a great white beer. not my favorite style but it is very well done.

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Photo of ChadQuest
3.04/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Looks great. big foamy head with lots of sticky lacing, and a hazy body, which i actually prefer for the style, plus i pour aggressively so it's going to happen if it is not filtered.
nose is decent, a lot of lemon is there, it has a slight astringency , with some clove notes also among many spices.
Coriander and lemon off the front, clove, wheat and yeast are working together and equally, creamy full body and low to moderate carbonation.

Solid, easily available and cheap.

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Photo of maddog4never
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Sakimurano
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of Spacechic
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of markgoodman10
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of WesM63
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of RichD
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Phacoman
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of biteme398
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an almost opaque color, fairly pale but pleasant looking. Lacing is light but noticeable and a film remains throughout. The smell is very sweet, of fruit - especially bananas and something else I am unable to distinguish. The smell is extremely satisfying. There is barely a hint of alcohol at all and there are notes of banana and cloves and even a little caramel. Despite the sweetness there is a fine balance with the hops. The carbonation is just right - not overpowering and not flat. One of the best beers I've had recently and Allagash White certain gives many European whites a run for their money.

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Photo of MajorBuckeye
3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of eristicrat
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of Mrbseward
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Beeradelphia
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – Pours a very clear golden color which is odd because others report a cloudy appearance. After further review the instructions on the bottle say to pour, swirl, and then pour yeast - now it’s cloudy! Has a nice head that quickly disappears. Lacing is light-medium and quickly sinks back into the beer.

Smell – Coriander, spice, and a hint of lemon.

Taste – Wheat, coriander, and spice.

Mouthfeel – Light, with a mineral water like feel to it.

Drinkability – A very easy drinking and all around good witbier.

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of mani
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of IcemanCometh
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of hardy008
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale hazy yellow with a 2 finger head with good retention and lacing. The aroma has citrus, coriander, wheat malt, and some banana.

This is an incredibly easy beer to drink. I can taste citrus, coriander, wheat malt and banana. Tastes just like it smells. Has a light sweet flavor, and there is just enough citrus zest to make this perfectly balanced for my tastes.

Light to medium bodied with above average carbonation. There is a light citrus aftertaste, and this beer is incredibly easy to drink. I would definitely like to try this again if I get the chance.

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Photo of mttdls
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 5,277 ratings.
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