Allagash House Beer | Allagash Brewing Company

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87
very good
41 Reviews
Allagash House BeerAllagash House Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States | website

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Phyl21ca on 10-05-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
300
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
8.65%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
34
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
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Reviews: 41 | Ratings: 300
Reviews by deltatauhobbit:
Photo of deltatauhobbit
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden color with a good sized white fluffy head, fades at a slow rate, surprisingly clear.

Smell has a good deal of lemon zest, hop presence is a bit stronger for Allagash but nice and unexpected, grassy and floral, sweet malt backing smooths things out.

Taste is crisp and refreshing, light fruit presence such as lemon, grassy hops follow and stick around for just long enough to impart a nice bitterness, finishes dry, not overly sweet or malty but a great balance throughout, very easy drinking.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of NiceTaps
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle in a nonic.

Pours a bright golden sunshine color with a fat white head that leaves lots of lacing and never thins past a thick film. It's bright, clear, and a touch cloudy all at once. Gentle small bubble carb.

A very pleasant nose of yeast, light hops like lemon and grass. A mild touch of funk.

Toasted malt, active yeast, spice, and lemon. There's a slight mineral or medicinal quality that comes from tart apple flavor.

Medium body, smooth and easy drinking. Gentle with no yeast harshness. Clean flavorful finish.

Less is more: less funk, less alcohol, less fruits; all add to more drinkability and enjoyment.

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Photo of Jason
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Beautiful lacing, stunning clarity show a pale golden yellow hue. Aroma is of mild stone fruit and chalky yeast. Dry palate with a nutty yeast tone throughout, clean graininess meets peppery medicinal phenols. Crisp and extremely drinkable. Hands down, one of the best beers Allagash produces.

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Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of juicebox
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Hairrrrrrrr
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of sourdog
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of doremite
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Iparedman
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Roguer
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of tempest
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is the Belgian session beer I didn't know I was waiting for. The nose has nutty, toasty malts with a balanced his of herbal, peppery spice that could be hops, yeast, or both. The body is thin and the finish is dry, but with a satisfying bitterness. What a great table beer. There's a bitter grapefruit edge, but this sticks with the dry, pale malts and spicy farmhouse character. I'd buy this by the sixtel.

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Photo of Hessian257
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dlj_77
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of wroywel
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle. A little hazy and kinda dull golden. Smells of doughy malts, yeast, light spices, and some licorice. Taste starts with the spice and licorice flavor. Bready malts. Lingering spice flavor, like caraway or something. Light body. Low carbonation. Subtle beer, but very nice.

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Photo of zimm421
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of needMIbeerinMD
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Danielr26
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmlund
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Trevdawg
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of dexterk1
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ChrisChagnon
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Allagash House Beer from Allagash Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 300 ratings.
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