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Allagash Merveilleux | Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.28/5
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320 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a blend of five different beers fermented in a mix of both bourbon and wine barrels. Brettanomyces, pediococcus and lactobacillus were all utilized to create a myriad of flavors in this unique copper colored beer. The aroma is defined by the presence of the Brett resulting in both a crusty bread and fruit character. The tartness works well with the light oak and distinct citrus flavors, which are followed by a gentle maltiness and dry finish.

Added by MasterSki on 08-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
320
pDev:
7.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
81
Trade:
17
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375mL corked and caged bottle pouredi nto a tulip. 5-17-13 bottled date.

(A)- Pours an orange-like red amber hued color; almost like clay tinted mud, but did produce a light layer of white froth.

(S)- An intense cherry and strawberry-like oaky acidity to this up front. Ever so slight dry funk to it, but otherwise a very inviting oaky fruited sourness.

(T)- What I like about it is how oak forward this is ; similar to a flanders in that sense. Subdued darker berry fruits but with that great funky yet sour oak barrel throughout.

(M)- A great carbonation level balances well with what is going on in the glass. Its sour, but balances well with the dry funk, oak, and subtle fruit levels.

(O)- A tasty sour, that I wish were easier to track down around my parts here in the Midwest. Big oak flavors that mesh well with the acidic sourness and fruit.

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Allagash Merveilleux from Allagash Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 320 ratings
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