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RATINGS: 396   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Allagash Confluence Ale is created with a mixed fermentation; utilizing our house primary Belgian style yeast in combination with our proprietary Brettanomyces strain. The two yeast strains work in tandem creating a marriage between spice and fruit flavors that ultimately leave a lingering silky mouth feel. Confluence is brewed with a blend of both imported pilsner and domestic pale malts as well as a portion of caramel malt, resulting in a complex malty profile. Tettnang and East Kent Golding hops are added in the brew process to balance the intricate malty profile while adding a sweet and spicy citrus aroma. After fermentation, Confluence undergoes a lengthy aging process in stainless steel tanks to enhance the flavors. Prior to bottling, it is dry hopped with a Glacier hops, providing a pleasant balance of aromas. Confluence is then bottle conditioned and aged in our cellar prior to release. ABV: 7.4% Original Gravity: 1064 Recommended Cellaring Temp: 50°F Recommended Serving Temp: 40-50°F

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (6273) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 6, 2013
2012 bottle. Nose of grapefruit, wheat, horse blanket. Cloud golden with a high, fine, head. Beautiful. Great fruit flavor, grapefruit, melon, grape. Ridiculously sofy palatte is impressive but gets irritating possibly. Delicious stuff, but after a while, so want more sour or mineral or something less than perfect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4264) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 30, 2013
on tap at prohibition pig, waterbury. pale golden with a nice white head, some retention and lacing. bretts and fruity apricots, lightly oaked, bright citrus, golden candi sugar, powdery candies, apples, dill, spices. average carbonation, light body - oily, nice short but present citrusy and very lightly tart finish, quite enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Aroma of pez, white grape, and slight band aid funk. Pours hazy blonde. Taste is nice with brett forward, champagne, and slight pepper. Not much going on but done right.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (849) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Slightly hazy yellow with thin foamy rimming white head; sour fruity cherries(?) aroma; soft and complex Flava of wheat tart oaky and finishes dry and hoppy; feels fizzy yet thick

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2700) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
On tap @ Prohibition Pig (Waterbury). Clear golden with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is of brettanomyces, fruits, light spices and oak. Taste is slightly sweet with fruits, brettanomyces, light spices, oak and light vanilla. Medium body. Dry. Extremely sessionnable, refreshing and drinkable. One of the best Belgian Ale I’ve tried so far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (1976) - Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Hazy golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, floral/fruit, some clove, citrus, & funk; Flavor of malt, yeast, fruit, hops, citrus, and some spice; Dry finish; Nicely balanced; Good brew - I enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Draft at Pony Bar UES. Pours clear gold with a fomay white head. Aroma is bright citrus and tropical fruits. Taste is slightly tart and is very grassy, citrusy (lemons), peppery and spicy. Some slightly funky notes as well. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3159) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle shared in Avon NC. Vintage June 2012. Pours a cloudy pale gold with an off white head. Aroma of orange and banana with a hint of buble gum. Flavors of tutti frutti. Nice ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mickash (35) - - MAR 31, 2013
I love Allagash beers - so have to say was really disappointed with this. Pours nicely, but the aroma was so Brett heavy it just overpowered everything else - think band aids, medicinal....the tastes of banana and honey tried to break through but just couldn’t. To be fair, it may just be my dislike of Brett....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Draught in a sampler glass. Pours a hazy golden color with a moderate amount of a white head. Nose is a little sweet from the yeast, but some sour tones underneath. Taste is a little sweet. OK.

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